Selecting a smartphone is a quite hard decision; it becomes harder if the desired phones are new in the market and have fewer reviews. We will try to help you out with this. Samsung A series is taking the market by storm, especially the newest A71.

It is one of the best Samsung A-series phones launched till now. Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S is not coming slow, a very close competitor of Samsung Galaxy A71. Redmi Note 9S is offering similar features as A71 do but at a very cost-friendly price. You can say it is the budget king. 

Samsung Galaxy A71 was released on 17th January 2020 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S was released a couple of months later on 23rd March 2020.   

Both smartphones have pros and cons, let u discuss in detail Samsung A71 vs Redmi Note 9S.

 

Specs

Samsung Galaxy A71

Xiaomi Redmi 9S

Body

Dimensions:

163.6 x 76 x 7.7 mm (6.44 x 2.99 x 0.30 in)

Weight:

179 g (6.31 oz)

Dimensions:

165.8 x 76.7 x 8.8 mm (6.53 x 3.02 x 0.35 in)

Weight:

209 g (7.37 oz)

Internal  Memory

128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM

64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM

Display

Display Type:

Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Display Size:

6.7 inches, 108.4 cm2 (~87.2% screen-to-body ratio)

Resolution:
1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio

Display Type:

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Display Size:

6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~84.5% screen-to-body ratio)

Resolution:

1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio

Camera

Selfie Camera:

32 MP

Rear Cameras:

64MP

12MP

5MP

5MP

Selfie Camera:

16 MP

Rear Cameras:

48MP

8MP

5MP

2MP

Platform

Operating System: 

Android 10, One UI 2

Chipset

Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730/ 730G (8 nm) 

CPU

Octa-core

GPU: 

Adreno 618

Operating System: 

Android 10, MIUI 11

Chipset

Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)

CPU: 

Octa-core

GPU: 

Adreno 618

Battery

Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery

Fast charging 25W

Non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery

Fast charging 18W

Sensors

Fingerprint (under display, optical)

Accelerometer

Gyro

Proximity

Compass

Fingerprint (side-mounted)

Accelerometer

Gyro

Proximity

Compass

Two of a kind

You can easily see major similarities and differences from the above sheet. Redmi Note 9S is slightly larger and heavier but the display is a bit smaller than Galaxy A71. Samsung A71 has a plastic back and front glass, whereas Redmi Note 9S has a glass back and front. The major difference is the screen type, Samsung A71 has the latest Super AMOLED Plus however Redmi Note 9S holds IPS LCD.

Both phones have the same resolution, OS, CPU, and GPU. Samsung A71 runs on Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730/ 730G, whereas Note 9S has Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G. 

Samsung A71 has two variants 1st having 128GB internal memory with 6GB RAM and 2nd one have 128GB internal memory with 8GB RAM. Redmi Note 9S also has 2 variants 1st having 64GB internal memory with 4GB RAM and 2nd one have 128GB internal memory with 6GB RAM.

Samsung Galaxy A71 surpasses in camera. It is having 32MP selfie camera with quad rear cameras- 64MP wide camera, 12 MP ultrawide, 5MP macro lens, and 5MP depth sensor. Redmi Note 9S has a 16MP selfie camera with quad rear cameras- 48MP wide camera, 8 MP ultrawide, 5MP macro lens, and 2MP depth sensor.

Both phones hold the same sensors and have active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

Samsung A71 vs Redmi Note 9S: Price comparison

Samsung A71 vs Redmi Note 9s compare: unbox cell

As you’ve seen that there is a close competition between these two smartphones but there is a huge difference in price. Samsung Galaxy A71 costs $365, whereas Redmi Note 9S is just $200. 

Verdict:

Samsung Galaxy A71 has no doubt far better specs as compared to Redmi Note 9S. Galaxy A71 surpasses in the camera, internal memory, chipset, and display. It supports fast charging of 25W. 

The thing more individuals attract to Galaxy A71 is its Super AMOLED plus display. It catches attention in the market. The camera is another reason for A71’s popularity.

Redmi Note 9S catches public attention for its larger battery and less price. Note 9S is budget king, providing very close specs as Galaxy A71, at a fewer price. 

If you are looking for a budget-friendly phone with high specs, Redmi Note 9S is the best option for you. But.. but you have to compromise on camera and display. And if you are a gamer, you need more RAM (say 8GB) and enhanced display; A71 is the right option for you. So don’t compromise on the features you want. 

 

It all depends on needs, so go for the one which meets your requirements. Best of luck!!