Realme 5i vs Xiaomi Redmi 8


Quick Comparison


Realme 5i has better RAM than Xiaomi Redmi 8. In terms of display resolution, Realme 5i has better resolution of 1600 x 720 than Xiaomi Redmi 8 which has resolution of 1520 x 720. Realme 5i has more internal memory than Xiaomi Redmi.

NameRealme 5iXiaomi Redmi 8
RAM4 GB3 GB
Display6.52 in6.22 in
Internal Memory64 GB32 GB
Battery5000 mAh5000 mAh
Camera12 MP Quad12 MP + 2 MP Dual
PriceRs. 9999Rs. 12890

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Detailed Comparison


Price And Launch

The launch Date of the first phone is January 9, 2020 . The cost of Realme 5i is Rs. 9999. The launch Date of the second phone is October 9, 2019. The cost of Xiaomi Redmi 8 is Rs. 12890.

Display comparison

Realme 5i has larger screen size of 6.52 inches in comparison to Xiaomi Redmi 8's 6.22 inch screen. Realme 5i has LCD Screen type where as Xiaomi Redmi 8 has IPS LCD Screen type. Xiaomi's phone has display density of 271 PPI & Realme's phone has only 269 PPI display density. In terms of screen to body ratio, Realme's phone has better screen to body ratio of ~ 89% than Xiaomi's phone ~ 81.7%. Realme 5i has 19.5:9 aspect ratio where as Xiaomi Redmi 8 has 19:9 aspect ratio.

Memory comparison

Realme 5i's larger 4 GB RAM is better for playing games and all with respect to Xiaomi Redmi 8's lower 3 GB RAM. Realme 5i has more Internal Memory (64 GB) than Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32 GB). Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

Realme 5i has 12 MP Quad Rear Camera in comparison to Xiaomi Redmi 8's 12 MP + 2 MP Dual Rear Camera. Both of them stand equal in terms of Front Camera Resolution as both have 8 MP Front Camera.

Technical comparison

Both the phones run on Android Operating System Version 9.0.

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Full Comparison


NameRealme 5iXiaomi Redmi 8
General
Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSMDual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateJanuary 9, 2020 October 9, 2019
Design
Dimensions164.4 x 75 x 9 mm156.3 x 75.4 x 9.4 mm
Weight195 g188 g
Display
TypeColor LCD screen (16M)Color IPS LCD screen (16M)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size6.52 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels6.22 inches, 720 x 1520 pixels
Aspect Ratio19.5:919:9
PPI~269 PPI~271 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 89%~ 81.7%
FeaturesNight Mode, Corning Gorilla GlassCorning Gorilla Glass 5
NotchYes, Water Drop NotchYes, Water Drop Notch
Memory
RAM4 GB3 GB
Storage64 GB32 GB
Card SlotYes, upto 256 GBYes, upto 512 GB
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
3GYesYes
4GYesYes
VoLTEYes, Dual Stand-ByYes, Dual Stand-By
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.0Yes, v4.2
USBYes, microUSB v2.0Yes, USB-C v2.0
USB FeaturesUSB on-the-go, USB ChargingUSB on-the-go, USB Charging
IR BlasterYes
Extra
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GALILEO, BeidouYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Fingerprint SensorYes, RearYes, Rear
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Light Sensor, Magnetic Induction SensorAccelerometer, Proximity, Compass
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
Splash ResistantNoYes
Camera
Rear Camera12 MP f/1.8 (Main)
8 MP f/2.2 (Wide Angle)
2 MP f/2.4 (Portrait )
2 MP f/2.4 (Macro ) with autofocus
12 MP f/1.8 (Main)
2 MP (Depth Sensor) with autofocus
FeaturesPDAF, 10x Digital Zoom, AI HDR, AI Beauty, AI Scene Recognition, Chroma Boost, Super Nightscape, Filter Mode, Panorama Mode, Expert Mode, Time-Lapse Mode6P Lens and Dual PD, Portrait, Bokeh, Panaroma
Video Recording4K @ 30fps UHD, 1080p @ 30fps FHD1080p @ 30fps FHD
FlashYes, LEDYes, LED
Front Camera8 MP f/2 (Main) with Flash8 MP f/2 (Main)
Front Video Recording1080p @ 30fps FHD1080p @ 30fps FHD
Technical
OSAndroid v9.0 (Pie)Android v9.0 (Pie)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 665Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
CPU2 GHz, Octa Core Processor2 GHz, Octa Core Processor
Core Details4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6x1.45 GHz Cortex A53
GPUAdreno 610Adreno 505
JavaNoNo
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes, supports HTML5
Multimedia
EmailYesYes
MusicYesYes
VideoYesYes
FM RadioYesYes
Document ReaderYesYes
Battery
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast Charging18W Fast Charging Support
Reverse ChargingYes

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