Our Opinion

The Samsung Galaxy M01 is a slightly better phone than the Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual (3GB RAM, 32GB), and is also slightly better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the Samsung Galaxy M01!

Samsung Galaxy M01  Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual (3GB RAM, 32GB) 
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Excellence Score
23.0
21.7
Value for Money Score
70.5
68.3
Price ₹ 7,995 onwards ₹ 7,999 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jun, 2020 Feb, 2020
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 10Expected update to next Android version Android 9.0 Pie, Upgradeable to Android 10Expected update to next Android version
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.71 inches 6.22 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1560 pixels (~ 301 pixels per inch) 720x1520 pixels (~ 270 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels Yes Yes
Scratch Resistant Display Yes Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Display Type TFT LCD IPS LCD
Screen Refresh Rate 60 HzStandard 60 HzStandard
Display Features N/A 2.5D Curved Glass, Sunlight mode, Night mode, Reading mode, Color Temperature Adjustment
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.95 GHz 2 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 439Ranked #88 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 439Ranked #88 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU Adreno 505 Adreno 505
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
5G
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
VoWiFi/WiFi-Calling Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port microUSB USB-C
Primary Camera 13MP + 2MP 13MP + 2MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features N/A 13MP: 5P Lens; f/2.2 aperture; 1.12um Pixel Size, 2MP: 3P Lens; f/2.4 aperture; 1.75um Pixel Size, PDAF
Secondary Camera 5MP 8MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A F/2.0 Aperture, 1.12um Pixel Size
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot Yes, up to 512 GB Yes, up to 512 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes (Wireless)
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 9.8 mmThick 9.4 mmThick
Weight 168 gmMedium 188 gmMedium
Width 70.9 mmComfortable for one-handed use 75.4 mmOk for one-handed use
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant Yes, Splash Resistant (P2i Coating)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh 5000 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging Support Yes, 18W Fast Charging
Included Fast Charger
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Noise Filtration Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives] N/A N/A
2-minute Review [Negatives] N/A N/A
Expert Reviews N/A N/A
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Unofficial specs? N/A N/A
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