Samsung Galaxy On6 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Samsung Galaxy On6 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: can Samsung get it right now? Samsung is determined on conquering the mid-range segment of the market. The past few months, they have released a couple of smartphones to the Indian market, which is one of the key markets for mid-range and budget smartphones. Well, the OEM company are back with another mid-ranger called the Samsung Galaxy On6. The new smartphone is exclusive to online shopping store Flipkart in India. The Samsung Galaxy On6 looks more like a rebrand Samsung Galaxy J6, which was released a few months ago.

The price of the Samsung Galaxy On6 puts it in direct competition with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. The Redmi Note 5 Pro is currently the best-selling mid-range in 2018. It’s an absolute beauty when you consider its specs and features. So can Samsung get it right this time around with the Samsung Galaxy On6? This detailed comparison article between the Samsung Galaxy On6 and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will shed more light on that.

Samsung Galaxy On6 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro – The Design

Samsung Galaxy On6 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
Samsung Galaxy On6
Samsung Galaxy On6 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

The design of the Samsung Galaxy On6 is just plain with a plastic unibody. Am not really impressed with the designs of Samsung’s mid-rangers so far this year. Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes in an aluminum unibody with an antenna line at the top and bottom. The screen of the Samsung Galaxy On6 as sharp edges whereas the Redmi Note 5 Pro features a curved screen. For dimensions and weight, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro measures 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm with 181 grams. While the Samsung Galaxy On6 measures 149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2 mm with 154 grams.

The back of the Samsung Galaxy On6 features a fingerprint sensor, LED flash and a single rear camera. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro instead of a single rear camera, features a dual rear camera. The dual rear camera is aligned at the top left corner in a vertical direction. You also get a rear mounted fingerprint sensor on the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The Samsung Galaxy On6 is available in three body colors; Black, Gold, and Blue. Whereas, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is available in Lake Blue, Rose Gold, Champagne Gold and Black body colors.

Samsung Galaxy On6 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro – The Display

The Samsung Galaxy On6 features a 5.6 inch Super AMOLED panel with a 75.9% screen-to-body ratio. The screen technology is probably the best thing happening on Samsung mid-rangers this year. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro packs a 5.99 inch IPS LCD panel with a 77.4% screen-to-body ratio. The Super AMOLED panel is way better than the IPS LCD panel.

The display of the Galaxy On6 features an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, 720 x 1480 pixels resolution and 294 pixels per inch density. Whereas, the display of the Redmi Note 5 Pro features an 18:9 aspect ratio, 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution and 403 pixels per inch density.

Samsung Galaxy On6 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro – The Camera

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy On6 isn’t all that impressive. You get a 13MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. While the front-facing camera is equipped with an 8MP shooter, f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro features a dual rear camera consisting of a 12MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture, a 5MP secondary sensor with f/2.0 aperture and dual-LED flash. Up front, is a 20MP selfie shooter with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash.

Samsung Galaxy On6 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro – Hardware and Software

Under the hood of the Samsung Galaxy On6 is in-house Exynos 7870 chipset and Mali-T830 MP1 graphics processing unit. The Octa-core processor on the Galaxy On6 clocks at 1.6GHz. Whereas, under the hood of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset and Adreno 509 graphics processing unit. The Octa-core processor on the Redmi Note 5 Pro clocks at 1.8GHz.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on MIUI 9 user interface overlaid on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. While the Samsung Galaxy On6 runs on Samsung experience user interface overlaid on Android 8.0 Oreo. Both smartphones come in a 3GB memory with 32GB storage and a 4GB memory with 64GB storage. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has an extra option of 6GB memory with 64GB storage.

Samsung Galaxy On6 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro – The Battery

Running on the Samsung Galaxy On6 is a non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery with no fast battery charging support. Whereas, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on a non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery with fast battery charging support.

Samsung Galaxy On6 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro – The Price

The Samsung Galaxy On6 is available for around $220 (N77,000). Whereas, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is currently sold for around $222 (N77,700). The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro offers so much more than the Samsung Galaxy On6. Samsung is really trying but they seem reluctant to manufacture a solid mid-ranger.

Samsung Galaxy On6 VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Full Specs Comparison

Samsung Galaxy On6 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
Dimensions and Weight 160.7 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm. Weight: 154 g 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm. Weight: 181 g
Display 5.6 inches (75.9% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1480 pixels with 294 PPI density and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen 5.99 inches (77.4% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2160 pixels with 403 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 3GB. ROM: 32GB OR RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 256GB (dedicated slot) RAM: 4/6GB. ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 256GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Software Android 8.0 Oreo (with Samsung experience) Android 7.1.2 Nougat (with MiUI 9.0)
Hardware Exynos 7870 chipset with Octa-core 1.6GHz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset with Octa-core 1.8GHz processor
Camera 8MP f/1.9 aperture front camera with LED flash + 13MP f/1.9 aperture rear camera with LED flash 16MP f/2.0 aperture front camera with LED flash + Dual: 12MP f/2.2 aperture and 5MP f/2.0 aperture rear camera with dual-LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted) Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)

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