Xiaomi and Samsung both announced the launch of the Redmi Note 11S and Samsung Galaxy A23 in the first quarter of 2022 in Nepal therefore it’s almost going to complete a year of its launch soon. So in this article, we will compare these two smartphones Redmi Note 11S and Samsung Galaxy A23 with a comparison of specifications, features, and prices in Nepal.
Redmi Note 11S vs Samsung Galaxy A23 Specification
|Redmi Note 11S||Samsung Galaxy A32|
|Display||6.43 inches OLED AMOLED display,|
1000 nits (peak),
|6.6 inches PLS LCD,|
464 nits (peak)
|Display protection||Gorilla Glass 3||Gorilla Glass 5|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels||1080 x 2408 pixels|
|Body||159.9 x 73.9 x 8.1 mm||165.4 x 76.9 x 8.4 mm|
|Main camera||108 MP, f/1.9 aperture (wide)|
8 MP, 118˚ (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4 aperture (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4 aperture (depth)
|50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), OIS|
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Selfie camera||16 MP, f/2.5, aperture (wide)||8 MP, f/2.2, (wide)|
|Processor||Mediatek Helio G96||Qualcomm Snapdragon 680|
|CPU||Octa-core CPU up to 2.05Ghz max speed||Octa-core CPU up to 2.4Ghz max speed|
|GPU||Mali-G57 MC2||Adreno 610|
|Operating system||Android 11, MIUI 13||Android 12, One UI 4.1|
|Storage||6/8GB RAM, 128 Storage|
UFS 2.2 Storage
|4/6GB RAM, 64/128 storage|
eMMC 5.1 Storage
Fast charging 33W
Fast charging 25W
|Price||NPR 30,999: 6/128GB||NPR 29,999: 6/128GB|
Redmi Note 11S vs Samsung Galaxy A23 Comparison
Built and Design
The Redmi Note 11S is comparatively smaller, lightness and thinner in comparison to the Samsung Galaxy A23 by looking at the specification where the Redmi Note 11S has dimensions of 159.9 x 73.9 x 8.1 mm and weights 179 grams compared to 165.4 x 76.9 x 8.4 mm on the Samsung Galaxy A23 weighing 195 grams.
Furthermore talking about built quality the Redmi note 11S features a glass back with a plastic frame which makes the device feel premium in contrast to the plastic frame and plastic back on the Samsung Galaxy A23. Moreover, we can find the front of the display protected by Gorilla glass whereas the Redmi Note 11S features a slighting older version of protection with Gorilla Glass 3 while the Samsung Galaxy A23 comes with a Gorilla Glass 5 which is somewhat newer.
Additionally, we can only find splash-resistant and dust resistant with IP53 certification on the Redmi Note 11 whereas the Samsung Galaxy A23 lacks any short IP rating.
Moving on to the display we can find the Samsung Galaxy A23 features a slightly larger screen size measuring 6.6 inches whereas the Redmi Note 11S comes at 6.43 inches. Whereas major differences can be seen in the screen used on these two smartphones where the Redmi Note 11S packs an OLED panel with an AMOLED screen that supports DCI-P3 color space and features a resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels and 1000 nits of peaks brightness along with 90Hz refresh rate.
While the Samsung Galaxy A23 gets a PLS LCD featuring a resolution of 1080 x 2408 pixels along with a 90Hz refresh rate whereas we can’t find other features on the Samsung Galaxy A23. Furthermore, different tests show that the Samsung Galaxy A23 display can’t make it beyond 464 nits of brightness.
Both of these devices come with two different choices of chipset where Redmi Note 11S features a MediaTek Helio G96 which is based upon a 12nm architecture whereas the Samsung Galaxy A23 features a Snapdragon 680 4G chipset that is based upon on 6nm architecture. Furthermore, both of the devices come with an Octa-core CPU whereas the Redmi Note 11S has a max clock speed of 2.05 GHz while the Samsung Galaxy A23 comes with a max clock speed of 2.4Ghz.
In addition, looking into the benchmarks we can find Redmi Note 11S scored 308741 (v9) on AnTuTu, 1873 on Geekbench, and 12fps on GFXBench whereas the Samsung Galaxy A23 scored 273554, 1632, and 6.7fps respectively. Therefore if you’re looking to choose Redmi Note 11S vs Samsung Galaxy A32 for gaming their no doubt that the Redmi note 11S is better for gaming.
Out of the box, the Redmi Note 11S comes with Andriod 11 with MIUI 13 skin on top whereas the Samsung Galaxy A32 comes with Andriod 12 along with One UI 4.1 skin. Furthermore, Xiaomi has already pushed the Android 12 update globally for the Redmi Note 11S while Xiaomi has promised 3 major android 0S updates along with 4 years of Android Security patches whereas Samsung has promised Andriod 13 update on Samsung Galaxy A32.
Furthermore moving on to optics both device features a quad camera setup at the rear with the main camera as a wide lens and a secondary camera as ultra-wide macro and depth. But on the Redmi Note 11S, we can find a higher megapixel of 108MP on the primary camera with an f/1.9 wide sensor whereas the Samsung Galaxy A32 packs a 50MP primary camera with an f/1.8 wide sensor along with OIS.
Moreover talking about the secondary camera we get an 8MP ultra-wide lens with f/2.2 aperture and 118˚view, 2MP f/2.4 macro camera, and 2MP f/2.4 depth camera on the Redmi Note 11S whereas on the Samsung Galaxy A32 the device gets 5MP f/2.2 ultrawide lens with 123˚view while macro and depth camera is the same. Furthermore, both devices can record 1080P video at 30fps and also support HDR.
Battery and Other Features
Both devices pack a large 5000 mAh battery which is paired with a 33W charger on the Redmi Note 11S while the Samsung Galaxy A23 is paired with a 25W of a fast charger. In addition, on both devices, we can find other features such as a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, dual band wifi, Bluetooth 5.0, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a gyro sensor whereas the Redmi Note 11S comes with stereo speakers in contrast to a single speaker on the Samsung Galaxy A32.
Moreover, we can find faster storage of UFS 2.2 on the Redmi Note 11S in comparison to eMMC 5.1 storage on the Samsung Galaxy A32.
Redmi Note 11S vs Samsung Galaxy A32 price in Nepal
Both of the smartphones are available in the Nepali market where Redmi Note 11S comes in two variants 6/128GB and 8/128GB which are priced at Rs 30,999 and Rs 32,999 respectively whereas the Samsung also comes in two variants 4/64GB and 6/128GB priced at 25,999 and 29,999 respectively.
|Smartphones||Price in Nepal|
|Samsung Galaxy A32 4GB/64GB||NPR |
|Samsung Galaxy A32 6GB/128GB||NPR |
|Redmi Note 11S 6GB/128GB||Rs.30,999|
|Redmi Note 11S 8GB/128GB||Rs.32,999|