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Xiaomi Redmi Go vs Samsung Galaxy A2 Core

Summary
61%
57%
Display

5.0" (12.7 cm)

HD, 294 PPI

5.0" (12.7 cm)

540x960 px, 220 PPI

Performance

Quad Core

1.4 GHz, 1 GB RAM

Octa Core

1.6 GHz, 1 GB RAM

Storage

8 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

16 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

8 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

5 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

Battery

3000 mAh

2600 mAh

16 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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General
Launch Date

March 22, 2019 (Official)

April 15, 2019 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Samsung

Model

Redmi Go

Galaxy A2 Core

Operating System

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Custom UI

Android Go

Android Go

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

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

no  No

no  No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 140.4 mm
Width: 70.1 mm
Thickness: 8.3 mm

Height: 141.6 mm
Width: 71 mm
Thickness: 9.1 mm

Weight

137 grams

142 grams

Colours

Black, Blue

Blue, White

Display
Average
Poor
Screen Size

5.0 " (12.7 cm)

5.0 " (12.7 cm)

Screen Resolution

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

540 x 960 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9

Pixel Density

294 ppi

220 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

PLS TFT LCD

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

69.86 %

68.39 %

Performance
Below Average
Average
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Processor

Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53

Octa core, 1.6 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 308

Mali-T830

RAM

1 GB

1 GB

Storage
Very Good
Best in Class
Internal Memory

8 GB

16 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 128 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 12 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

8 MP Primary Camera

5 MP Primary Camera

Autofocus

yes

yes

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F1.9

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

3264 x 2448 Pixels

2592 x 1944 Pixels

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection

4 x Digital Zoom

Video Recording

1920x1080 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

5 MP Front Camera

5 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F2.2

Flash

no  No

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3000 mAh

2600 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 16 Hours(3G)

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

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 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
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 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.796 W/kg, Body: 0.613 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.1

yes v4.2

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

no  No

no  No

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

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  • How to enable VOLTE on Xiaomi Redmi Go ?

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    Answered By Vidhya Subramanium | 7 months ago

    You don't need to enable VoLTE. Insert the Jio (VoLTE enabled) in any slot. By default, VoLTE will be active. If it is not, you can change the network preferences from Network option in settings.


    1. Go to Settings > Call Settings (Sim and Network)
    2. Tap Cellular networks > Enable Voice over LTE On/ Off.

    Alternatively, you can follow a much easier way:


    1. You can simply dial *#*#4636#*#* 
    2. Choose Phone information.
    3. Click " Phone Information" and Toggle VOLTE Provisioned.
    4. Restart the phone and you are done.


    You can check the below video to get more clarity:



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  • How to set custom ringtone on Xiaomi Redmi Go ?

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    Answered By Vilok Chauhan | 7 months ago

    Well, sometimes you watch some movie and you want its tune as your ringtone. Happens right? It happened with me last when I watched Sherlock. Remember that violin tune.? Yes, so I got the tone and copied it to my phone by simply mailing and downloading it to the email ID configured on my phone.

    1. Once there, navigate to Settings
    2. Open the sound section
    3. Find Phone Ringtone option and open it
    4. Select local ringtone and select the ringtone which was copied
    Well, you are done. Each time your phone rings, you listen to your favorite tune.

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  • How to record calls on Xiaomi Redmi Go ?

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    Answered By Umashankar Neel | 7 months ago

    Maximum smartphones have an inbuilt call recording feature these days. You just need to tap on the cassette symbol to start the recording. Still, there are phones which does not have this feature in built. For such phones, you can install the ACR app.

    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


    3. : Ten-Tap the three bar on the top left of the app.



    4. : There you will find the Enable option on the top.



    5. : Enable it and enjoy the app.



      You can check our the video:


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  • How to root Xiaomi Redmi Go ?

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    Answered By Tushar Jana | 7 months ago

    To root your phone manually, you need to turn on USB Debugging. 

    1. Go to Setting, Find kernel version in About.
    2. Tap it seven times, at which point you should see the message, "You are now a developer!" With that done, tap Settings, About Phone, Developer Options, and then tick USB debugging." Then tap OK to approve the setting change. 
    3. Now turn it ON  in fastboot mode and unlock the bootloader.
    4. Install a recovery to help you with flashing.
    5. Flash a supporting custom ROM and gapps.


    XDA Developers is a great site to help you with the process, support and Custom ROMs.


    Check the below video for One click root method that works on many latest devices:

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  • How to take screenshot on Xiaomi Redmi Go ?

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    Answered By Thirugnanam Sehgal | 7 months ago

    There are multiple ways of taking a screenshot on your phone. Let us explore them:

    1. Using the drop-down menu.
    1. Navigate to the screen you wish to capture.
    2. Drop down the notification menu.
    3. Tap the Screenshot option.
    2. Using the buttons.
    1. Navigate to the screen you wish to capture.
    2. Press and hold the volume down and power button together.
    3. In the latest Android, Android Pie, you can just press and hold the power menu till you see a menu. Tap screenshot from there to capture the screen.

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