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Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Realme U1

Summary
74%
79%
Display

5.5" (13.97 cm)

Full HD, 401 PPI

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2340 px, 409 PPI

Performance

Octa Core

2 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.1 GHz + 2 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

13 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

25 MP(Front)

Battery

3080 mAh

3500 mAh

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User Rating

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General
Launch Date

December 5, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Realme

Model

Mi A1

U1

Operating System

Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Custom UI

Stock

ColorOS

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

no  No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 155.4 mm
Width: 75.8 mm
Thickness: 7.3 mm

Height: 157 mm
Width: 74 mm
Thickness: 8 mm

Weight

165 grams

168 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Black, Gold, Red, Rose Gold

Brave Blue, Fiery Gold, Ambitious Black

Display
Good
Good
Screen Size

5.5 " (13.97 cm)

6.3 " (16 cm)

Screen Resolution

Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

401 ppi

409 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

90.8 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

70.63 %

83.68 %

Performance
Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953

MediaTek Helio P70

Processor

Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53

Octa core (2.1 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 506

Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4 GB

3 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

32 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 128 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 58.2 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras

13 MP + 2 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F2.2

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

no  No

Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4128 x 3096 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

2 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

5 MP Front Camera

25 MP Front Camera

Sensor

Exmor RS

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3080 mAh

3500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 1.26 W/kg, Body: 0.17 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v4.2

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

Applications

Explorer, Mi Cloud , Mi Remote

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Related Questions

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  • Does Xiaomi Mi A1 have Dual app features or a Second space or a Guest mode in it?

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    Answered By Raju Rai | 1 years ago

    You can use this simple trick to use dual apps

    1. Swipe down the notification panel to view the drop-down menu.
    2. Select the user option.
    3. Click on add new user.
    4. Once you create a new user, you can easily install the apps like WhatsApp again.
    Check out the video:
  • Which phone is better between Realme U1 and Samsung Galaxy M20?

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    Answered By Dharendra Sara | 6 months ago

    It's a strong battle between RealMe U1 and Samsung Galaxy M20, On one side Realme U1 has a better processor, and very powerful front camera on the other side Samsung Galaxy M20 has very strong battery backup. 

    To see the full comparison of this device: RealMe U1 vs Samsung Galaxy M20

  • How to record calls on Xiaomi Mi A1 ?

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    Answered By Akansha Dasgupta | 1 years ago

    Unlike other Xiaomi phone, Mi A1 does not have their signature MiUi running in Mi A1 so the pre-installed call recording app is missing. However, you can download ACR call recorder app from the play store.

    To record calls on Mi A1 Follow the steps below:

    1. Download the ACR call recording app from the play store

    2. Then Follow the instructions from the app and allow all the access to the app as shown in the        Image below


    4. Then Tap the three bar on the top left of the app

    5. There you will find the Enable option on the top.

    6. Enable it and enjoy the app.

    You can also check this video for more detailed information.


    Check more details here :Mi A1

  • How to cast my Xiaomi Mi A1 screen on TV ?

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    Answered By Jashun Uddin | 1 years ago

    To cast your phone screen on your TV you need to have Chromecast.
    Follow the steps to successfully cast your screen-

    Before you begin casting

    1. Connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network.
    2. The mobile device, tablet or computer you are using to cast must be on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.
    3. You must be running the latest version of the Chromecast-enabled app. You can always double check that you are on the latest version by visiting the Google Play Store.




    Cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV

    1. Make sure that the phone you are using to cast is on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in.
    2. Open a Chromecast-enabled app.
    3. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension.

      Note: The Cast button isn't located in the same place on all Chromecast-enabled apps.

    4. Tap the device you'd like to cast to.


    5. When you're connected, the Cast button will turn color, letting you know you're connected.
    6. Select the app like Youtube, Browser, Google Music etc and look for the Cast icon as shown in the image below.

    You can now cast videos, movies and TV shows directly to your TV.
    To stop casting, tap the Cast button and then Disconnect.
    You can also watch this step-by-step guide to do the same


    Check more details here: Mi A1

  • How to take screenshot on Xiaomi Mi A1 ?

    Answered By Rishit Patel | 1 years ago
    Take screenshot on Xiaomi Mi A1 using the hardware keys.

    • Go to the screen on which you want to take the screenshot.
    • Press and hold volume down and power button simultaneously for couple of seconds.
    • The screenshot will be captured.
    • The screenshot will be automatically saved in Photos->Album->screenshot.


    Take screenshot on Xiaomi Mi A1 using menu option.
    • Go to the screen on which you want to take the screenshot.
    • Now drag notification bar from top to bottom and find Toggles.
    • Next locate the screenshot icon.
    • Simply tap on the icon to perform screenshot.
    • The screenshot will be captured.
    • The screenshot will be automatically saved in Photos->Album->screenshot.
    Take screenshot on Xiaomi Mi A1 using Google Assistance.
    • Go to the screen on which you want to take the screenshot and open Google Assistant.
    • You can do this by saying OK Google or by long press on home button.
    • Now either you can say Take screenshot or type.
    • Screenshot will be taken.
    • Do note that, if you are taking screenshot using this method, it will not be saved automatically.
    • You need to either share or upload it to the Google photos.
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