Redmi Note 8 vs Realme 5s full comparison Features & Camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 vs Realme 5s Comparison: If you want to buy a smartphone under 10K then you have two amazing choices. Here we have Redmi note 8 and Realme 5s under 10K with 48MP Quad rear camera setup. So in this article, we are going to compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 vs Realme 5s in details.

We will be talking about camera, design, performance and price of Realme 5s vs Redmi Note 8 in details.

Redmi Note 8 vs Realme 5s Comparison

Redmi Note 8 vs Realme 5s Price

StorageRedmi Note 8Realme 5s
4GB + 64GB9,9999,999
4GB + 128GB 10,999
6GB + 128GB 12,999

Realme 5s vs Redmi Note 8 Specification

Redmi Note 8 vs Realme 5s Performance

FeaturesRedmi Note 8Realme 5s
SoCSnapdragon 665 AIESnapdragon 665 AIE
Technology11 nm11 nm
Clock speed2.0 GHz2.0 GHz
CPUKyro 260
64 bit
Octa core
Kyro 260
64 bit
Octa core
GPUAdreno 610Adreno 610


Features Redmi Note 8 Realme 5s
Screen Size6.3 inches FHD+6.5 inches
Pixel Density403 ppi269 ppi
Screen TypeLCDLCD
Screen Contrast ratio1500:11200:1
Screen ProtectionGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3+

Redmi Note 8 vs Realme 5s Camera

Front CameraRedmi Note 8Realme 5
Lens13MP 13MP
Aperturef/2.0 f/2.0
ModesAI beauty
AI beauty
Rear Camera
Lens48MP+8MP+2MP+2MP 48MP+8MP+2MP+2MP
Modes AI HDR
AI beauty
AI scene recognition
48MP mode
Filter mode
Panorama mode
Expert mode
10x digital zoom
Super Nightscape
Chroma Boost
Panorama mode
Expert mode
Time-Lapse mode
48MP Mode
Video Recording
4K at 30fps
1080p HD at 30fps/60fps
720p HD 30fps
1080p slow motion at120fps
720p slow motion at 240fps/120fps
EIS rear camera
Filter mode
Ultra-wide angle recording
Macro recording
Short video mode
4K recording
4k at 30fps
1080P at 30fps
720P at 30fps
120fps/240fps slow motion
Camera delay


CapacityRedmi Note 8Realme 5s
Battery4000 mAh5000 mAh
ChargerType-C Port
18W charger
Fast Charging
Mircro USB Port
10W charger

Redmi Note 8 vs Realme 5s Software

VersionRedmi Note 8Realme 5s
Android versionPie (9) Pie (9)
UI versionMiUi 10ColorOS 6


SensorRedmi Note 8Realme 5s
Compass/Magnetometer Yes Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Proximity sensor Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
IR BlasterYesNo

Comparison Summary

Redmi Note 8 launched on 16 Oct 2019 and Realme 5s launched on 20 Nov 2019. Both of these smartphones have the almost same specification and same price range. However, both of these are having a difference in performance.

Processor: Having the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor in both of these smartphones, both of these are having a slight difference.

Realme 5s is the winner in terms of overall performance.

Camera: The front and back camera sensors are same in Redmi note 8 and realme 5s but due to software optimization quality of photographs are slightly different in both smartphones. However, the difference is not huge but in my opening Realme 5s camera perform slightly batter than Redmi Note 8. Colours are batter optimized in realme 5s but pixels are more clear in Redmi Note 8 than Realme 5s.

Watch the below-embedded video for camera comparison. All of your camera doubts will clear in this video.

It is very hard to choose clear camera winner in both of these smartphones but here in my opinion Realme 5s is slightly battered in terms of camera.

Display: Redmi Note 8 Pro is having FHD+ display with screen resolution 2280×1080 with 403PPI pixel density, whereas Realme 5s is having normal HD display with screen resolution 1600X720 with 269PPI pixel density.

So in terms of Display Redmi Note 8 is the clear winner.

Battery Backup: Realme 5s is having 5000mAh big battery whereas Redmi Note 8 is powered with 4000mAh. Realme 5s is the clear winner in terms of battery backup. But Redmi Note 8 is having the advantage of Type-C charging port and Redmi Note 8 supports 18W fast charging.

Design: Realme 5s and Redmi Note 8 is having the almost same design. Realme 5s back cover is made of plastic but Redmi Note 8 back cover is protected with 2.5D Corning Gorilla glass 5. So Redmi Note 8 is having the advantage here.

Availability of Colour Variants

Realme 5s is available in three colour variants: Crystal Red, Crystal Purple, Crystal Blue.

realme 5s all three colour variants
Realme 5s Colour Variants

Redmi Note 8 is also available in three different colour variants:

Redmi Note 8 all colour variants
Redmi Note 8 Colour Variants

Realme 5s vs Redmi Note 8 Winner

PerformanceRealme 5s
(Almost same)
BatteryRealme 5s
(Huge difference)
Fast ChargingRedmi Note 8
(Huge difference)
DisplayRedmi Note 8
(Huge difference)
DesignRedmi Note 8
(Almost same)
CameraRealme 5s
(Almost same)
SoftwareUser Choice
(Both Good)
LightweightRedmi Note 8
(Almost same)
More SensorsRedmi Note 8
IR Blaster

Here if we talk about the overall winner in both of these smartphones then I must say that Redmi Note 8 is the clear winner.


Both the smartphones are very good at this price range. And both Realme, as well as Redmi, provides excellent smartphones nowadays. Here we have chosen one winner in both of these smartphones. But both are giving very close competition for each other.

Now it is your choice to choose one in both of these smartphones.

Let me know in the comment section below which is your favourite smartphone and which is your choice in both of these smartphones.

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