The competition in the smartphone industry has prompted smartphone manufacturers to manufacturer good smartphones, with price tags that are not relative. Good smartphones are becoming cheap and cheap smartphones are becoming cheap. Smartphones manufacturing companies are battling for the title of smartphones with the best value for money. In this article Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Vs Infinix Hot S4, we compare two smartphones with similar price tags, yet so different in hardware specs.
The release of the Infinix Hot S4 brought smiles to the faces of a lot of tech enthusiasts in Nigeria. Finally, we had a smartphone very cheap yet so powerful. With a price tag of 64,000 Naira, the Infinix Hot s4 become a must-have a smartphone for many me included. A few weeks later, Xiaomi dropped the banger, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, a smartphone with almost equal price tag (3,000 Naira difference) yet having way better hardware specs. This similarity in price and great discrepancy in hardware specs was the major facilitator of this article.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Vs Infinix Hot S4
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 7||Infinix Hot S4|
|6.26-inch 1080 x 2340 display||6.26-inch 720 x 1520 display|
|Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660||Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22|
|4GB Ram||6GB Ram|
|64GB Storage||64GB Storage|
|48MP + 5MP camera||13MP + 8MP + 2MP|
|13 MP Front camera||32MP Front Camera|
|Android 9.0 Pie||Android 9.0 Pie|
|4000 MAH Battery||4000MAH Battery|
Design & Display comparison
Speaking on design, both smartphones feature top-notch design and build for the price. With a price tag under 60,000 Naira, the design and build of both smartphones can be justified. They both feature a plastic build. On the rear, you will find rear cameras, fingerprint sensor, and logo branding. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 features a dual camera setup, while the Infinix Hot S4 features a Tri-camera setup. The Infinix Hot S4 features a 2.5D glass on the back. A feature the Infinix Hot S4 uses to as an edge over the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7.
Switch both smartphones to the front, you are presented with another similar setup. Both smartphones feature a teardrop display, with screen size under 6 inches. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 features a 6.26-inch display with 1080 x 2340 display, while the Infinix Hot S4 a 6.26-inch 720 x 1520 display. Despite the teardrop notch on both smartphones, bezels here are observable. When compared the Infinix Hot S4 has bigger bezels surrounding the display.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Vs Infinix Hot S4: Camera comparison
Both smartphones, have a special camera feature that sets them apart. On the Infinix Hot S4, you have 3 cameras on the rear, with its star camera being its 2MP wide-angle cameras, that allows users to take awesome wide angle shot, directly from their mobile phone. The Infinix Hot S4 on the rear features a 13MP standard camera, 8MP Depth sensing camera, and a 2MP wide-angle camera. Up front on the Infinix Hot S4, you have a 32MP selfie camera. Because of the teardrop notch, there is no front flash. To take night selfies, the Infinix Hot S4 uses white screen flash.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is another mobile camera wonder. On the rear, you are presented with a large 48MP standard camera, paired with a 5MP depth camera. Up front, you are presented with a 13MP selfie camera. Please be aware that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 supports G-Cam, which is google camera mod camera. G-Cam brings most of the Google Pixel camera features to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, including the Night mode feature.
Hardware & Software Comparison
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 excels in the department. As already mentioned, both smartphones feature very similar price tags, but a great discrepancy in Hardware specifications.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 features a Snapdragon 660 Octa-core processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB of internal storage with Micro-SD expansion and a 4000 MAH battery. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 features a USB type-c and supports Qualcomm quick charge 4.0.
The Infinix Hot S4 features Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 processor, which is comparable to the Snapdragon 440 Processor. The Infinix Hot S4 also features 6GB Ram, 64GB of internal storage and a 4000MAH battery.
For software, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 features the Xiaomi user interface, which runs on the Android 9.0 Pie. The Infinix Hot S4 runs on Infinix user interface, on top of Android 9.0 Pie.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Vs Infinix Hot S4: Price Comparison
As earlier mentioned both smartphones feature a very similar price tag. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 costs 67,000 Naira, while the Infinix Hot S4 costs 64,000 Naira.
Conclusion: Having discussed the features of these smartphones, it very evident that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is a better value for money. If you desire to purchase a smartphone under a budget of 60,000 Naira, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is a highy recommended smartphone.