Xiaomi Redmi Y1 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Comparison: When Cheaper Is Better

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Xiaomi has launched a new cheap phone for Indian market: Xiaomi Redmi Y1, and it is time to compare it with one of the best selling phones in India, Samsung Galaxy J7 Max. Two midranges with a great quality price ratio but also completely different. So, which one to choose saw that they have a very similar price? Here is the comparison to make you understand it.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Max: Design

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Both devices have a sturdy design, with polycarbonate and aluminum as the main materials. But Samsung Galaxy J7 Max is better since it is more original aesthetically, and its bezels are optimized better if we compare it with its opponent. It also has a smart glow ring around the main camera, which will help you understand in an immediate way when you got a new notification from your favorite apps or calls.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Max: Display

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 has a 5.5 inch display that can show images at a Full HD resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. Its opponent has a Full HD display as well, but its size is bigger: 5.7 inches. It has the PLS technology and it shows very nice colors and a high brightness. Even if Redmi Y1 has a nice detail and good colors as well, we prefer the display from Samsung Galaxy J7 Max.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Max: Hardware

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 offers an octa core Snapdragon 435 processor by Qualcomm and you can choose between two different configurations: one with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage, and another with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. Samsung Galaxy J7 Max has an octa core MediaTek Helio P20 SoC, 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB ROM. There are still not enough tests to evaluate the performances, but the company has declared that MIUI 9 is optimized very well and it makes the phone faster than J7 Max. Furtherly, Snapdragon processors are better for modding, another reason to prefer Xiaomi Redmi Y1.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Max: Camera

Both the phones have a 13 MP primary camera with midrange performances, nothing special, but decent photos. The special thing is the secondary cameras, since Samsung Galaxy J7 Max has a 13 MP sensor and Xiaomi Redmi Y1 has a 16 MP sensor. We prefer Xiaomi Redmi Y1 for its better performances and its front facing LED flash.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Max: Battery

Redmi Y1 has a battery with a capacity of 3080 mAh, while Samsung Galaxy J7 Max has a 3300 mAh battery. There is still no info about Y1’s battery life, but we believe Samsung Galaxy J7 Max will last more.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Max: Price

You can find Redmi Y1 at about 170 dollars in India, while Samsung Galaxy J7 Max costs about 250 euros. J7 Max wins the comparison, but Y1 has a better value for money.