The Xiaomi Redmi 4A has been released back in November 2016, while the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has hit the stores in January 2017. Today we will compare these two devices, allowing you to see which one of them is better for you.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A measures 139.9×70.4×8.5mm and weights 131.5 grams. It has a polycarbonate body that looks like metal and on the back you can see two slim lines at the top and bottom. Also, it’s available in colors such as Gold, Rose Gold, and Dark Gray. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 is slimmer, but heavier, as it measures 146.1×71.4×7.9mm and weights 157 grams. This phone has a glass and metal construction and its color options are Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, and Peach Cloud.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A comes with an IPS LCD display of 5-inch that supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 296 ppi. The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has a bigger super AMOLED display of 5.2-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 424 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A features a Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.4GHz, an Adreno 308 graphics card and 2GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has an Exynos 7880 Octa chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.9GHz, a Mali-T830MP3 graphics card and 3GB of RAM.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A has been released in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB, while the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 is available only with an internal storage of 32GB. However, you can expand the storage on both devices up to 256GB using a microSD card.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A sports a primary camera of 13MP that features LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, panorama, face detection and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has a better primary camera of 16MP that features LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, panorama, HDR, face detection, touch focus and an impressive secondary camera of 16MP.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A is powered by a non-removable battery of 3120 mAh, which is slightly better than the 3000 mAh battery that the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has.