The Meizu V8 is a mid-range smartphone unveiled in September 2018, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is just coming a day after the Meizu V8 was launched. Both phones are budget devices with a good looking design, an ample RAM and enough internal storage. The most exciting thing is that they fall in the same price segment and they are available in online shopping stores. In this post, we will be comparing the Meizu V8 with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro to see which one has value for money and to also note the winner when it comes to performance.
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Meizu V8 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro: Design
The Meizu V8 sport a plastic on the overall body design. The smartphone still looks premium despite the plastic and it packs a smooth panel that houses a rear camera, LED flash and a fingerprint scanner in a special way. The phone measures 73 mm x 148 mm x 8.4 mm in dimensions and weight 145 gram.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro, on the other hand, is built with an Aluminium Alloy material which gives the phone impressive and inspiring looks both on the back and front. It houses a dual camera with a fingerprint scanner on the back and in the front, the notch you will find is hosting dual cameras as well. The phone looks stunning and taller than the later and it’s available in multiple colors. The only reason why I admire the Meizu V8 is the original design, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro copy the iPhone X which has been the latest trend these days. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is the winner on the design.
Meizu V8 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro: Display
On the front, the Meizu V8 packs a screen size of 5.7 inches with a resolution of 1440 x 720 Pixels and 287 pixels per inch density. The phone will offer clear visuals and the screen is covered with a 2.5D curved glass. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with a taller screen on the front. The display measures 6.26-inches FHD+ with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 Pixels and 403 pixels per inch density. Both phones have the same IPS, LCD capacitive touchscreen with 18:9 Aspect Ratio and display protection. On the display, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is the winner with a taller screen, impressive pixel per inch density and it also has a higher screen to body ratio.
Meizu V8 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro: Camera
The Meizu V8 features a single rear camera of 13 Megapixels with Dual-LED dual-tone flash and panorama promising to shoots 1080p resolution. It has a single front camera of 5 Megapixels with F1.9 Aperture, Face Recognition, 4P Lens, Face Recognition, and Exposure Compensation features. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro, on the other hand, is equipped with four cameras set-up. The phone has a dual rear camera of 12 Megapixels + 5 Megapixels with dual LED flash promising to shoots 2160 video resolution and on the front, it also has combo cameras that consist of 20 MP + 2 MP with Face Recognition. On the camera department still, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is taking the lead.
Meizu V8 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro: Performance
The Meizu V8 is equipped with an average MediaTek MT6739 chipset with a quad-core processor that clocked at a speed of 1.3 GHz coupled with 3GB of RAM. The phone has 4-core with PowerVR GE8100 graphics card and internal memory of 32GB which is expandable. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro, on the other hand, packs a capable processor of Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset with an octa-core processor that runs at a maximum speed of 1.8 GHz max. The phone has an 8-core processor and it comes in two variant. You will either get a memory of 3GB + 32GB or 4GB + 64GB which is also expandable.
Both phones are powered by Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with a support of 4G LTE network and other regulars.
Meizu V8 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro: Battery & Price
The Meizu V8 has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3300 mAh, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with a massive battery capacity of 4000 mAh with fast charging technology. The Meizu V8 is currently selling at a price of $176.99, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro with 3GB + 32GB is currently selling at a price of $179.99 on GearBest.
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In terms of performance, the Meizu V8 is not anywhere close to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and even on the camera department, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is still leading.
Both on the design and performance, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is the winner. Since they both fall under the same price segment with the same storage, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is the best bet. For those that love to hold an original phone without a notch, the Meizu V8 will make a better budget device.