Phone Comparison.

Which one is better? Redmi Note 7 or Samsung Galaxy M20?

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Redmi Note 7 vs Samsung Galaxy M20

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Launch

Redmi Note 7 is newer than Samsung Galaxy M20. It was announced on 28th February 2019 whereas the Samsung Galaxy M20 was announced on 28th January 2019. There is a chance that you will get less frequent updates on Samsung Galaxy M20.

Price

Redmi Note 7 is cheaper than Samsung Galaxy M20. Current selling price of Redmi Note 7 is ₹10,999.00 whereas current selling price of Samsung Galaxy M20 is ₹11,999.00. Price difference is ₹1,000.00 between the lowest specs version of both these phone.

Processor

Redmi Note 7 has better processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 660) than Samsung Galaxy M20 (Exynos 5 Series 7884).

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Display

Redmi Note 7 has better screen (IPS LCD) than Samsung Galaxy M20 (TFT LCD).

Screen size is same on both the phones (6.3 inches).

Both phones have the same display resolution (2340x1080).

Samsung Galaxy M20 has more screen to body ratio (90%) than Redmi Note 7 (81.4%).

Both phones have the same screen density of 409ppi.

Both phones has the same screen aspect ratio (19.5:9).

Redmi Note 7 has better screen protection (Corning Gorilla Glass 5) than Samsung Galaxy M20 (AGC Dragontrail).

Both phones does not support "Always On Display".

Both phones does not support "DCI-P3".

Both phones does not support "HDR" display.

Both phones does not support "True Tone" display.

Samsung Galaxy M20 does come with "Widevine L1" certification whereas Redmi Note 7 does not.

Camera

Rear - Main

Samsung Galaxy M20 has better resolution of 13 megapixels than Redmi Note 7 which comes with 12 megapixels.

Redmi Note 7 has better aperture of 1.8 than Samsung Galaxy M20's 1.9. It means Samsung Galaxy M20 will perform better in low light.

Redmi Note 7 has better pixel size of 1.6 than Samsung Galaxy M20 which comes with 1.12 pixel size. Higher pixel size means higher picture clarity.

Front - Selfie

Redmi Note 7 has better resolution of 13 megapixels than Samsung Galaxy M20 which comes with 8 megapixels.

Memory (RAM)

Both phones offers 2 RAM options.

Both phones offers upto 4GB RAM.

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Storage

Internal

Both phones offer 2 storage options.

Both phones offer upto 64GB internal storage.

External

Samsung Galaxy M20 supports dedicated slot for exteral storage whereas Redmi Note 7 does not.

Samsung Galaxy M20 supports USB OTG whereas Redmi Note 7 does not.

Battery

Samsung Galaxy M20 offers more battery (5000 mAh) than Redmi Note 7 (4000 mAh).

Redmi Note 7 uses better battery technology (Lithium Polymer (Li-pol)) than Samsung Galaxy M20 (Lithium-ion (Li-ion)).

Both phones support quick charging.

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Build

Dimensions

Redmi Note 7 dimensions are 159.21mm x 75.2mm x 8.1mm. Samsung Galaxy M20 dimensions are 155.6mm x 75.6mm x 7.7mm.

Redmi Note 7 is taller than Samsung Galaxy M20 but Samsung Galaxy M20 is wider.

This is a personal preference as some people prefer small phones whereas some other prefer big phones.

Thickness

Samsung Galaxy M20 is 7.7mm thick whereas Redmi Note 7 is 8.1mm thick. Samsung Galaxy M20 is thinner than Redmi Note 7.

Weight

Samsung Galaxy M20 weighs 160 grams whereas Redmi Note 7 is 186 grams. Redmi Note 7 is lighter than Samsung Galaxy M20.

Material

Redmi Note 7 uses ebtter back material (Glass}) than Samsung Galaxy M20 (Plastic back).

USB Port & USB Standard

Both phones come with the same USB port Type C 1.0.

Both phones support USB 2.0 standard.

Water Resistant

Both phones are not water resistant.

Splash Resistant

Both phones are not splash resistant.

Dust Resistant

Both phones are not dust resistant.

Notification Light

Redmi Note 7 supports notification light whereas Samsung Galaxy M20 does not.

SIM Slots

Both phones support 2 SIM slots.

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Sound

Microphones

Both phones come with 1 microphones.

LDAC

Both phones does not support LDAC.

hiDAC

Both phones does not support hiDAC.

Quad-DAC

Both phones does not support Quad-DAC.

Stereo Speakers

Both phones does not support stereo speakers.

Headphone Jack

Both phones support headphone jack.

Network

Bluetooth

Both phones support same bluetooth version (v5.0).

GPS

Both phones support GPS.

NFC

Both phones does not support NFC.

FM Radio

Both phones support FM Radio.

IR Blaster

Redmi Note 7 does support IR Blaster whereas Samsung Galaxy M20 does not.

5G

Both phones does not support 5G.

VoLTE

Both phones support dual VoLTE.

Platform

Redmi Note 7 comes with Android version 9 whereas Samsung Galaxy M20 comes with Android version 8.1.

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Final Verdict

Winner is Redmi Note 7 with 13 points. Samsung Galaxy M20 scored 8 points.