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Nokia 4.2 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: Which Should You Buy?

Nokia 4.2 vs Xiaomi Redmi note 7

Nokia 4.2 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: both smartphones will cost you the same amount of naira to purchase. And these two smartphones are currently available in the Nigerian market today. But which among these two devices should you spend your 58,000 naira on? Here is a detailed comparison that will expose you to the strength and otherwise of both smartphones.

Nokia 4.2 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: Specs Comparison


Nokia 4.2: 5.7″inch IPS LCD touchscreen, with a resolution 1500 x 720.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: 6.3″-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with HD+ 1080 x 2340 pixels

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Nokia 4.2: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439, Octa-core 2.0 GHz

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Octa-core 2.2 GHz


Nokia 4.2: 3GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage (SD Card space is available)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: 3/4GB RAM, 32, 64 and 128GB internal storage (SD Card space is available)


Nokia 4.2: Android 9.0 Pie

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: Android 9.0 Pie


Nokia 4.2: 13+2MP dual rear and 8MP front camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: 48+5MP rear and 13MP front camera


Nokia 4.2: 3,000 mAh non removable battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: 4,000 mAh non removable battery


Nokia 4.2:
– Dual SIM
– 3.5 mm jack
– Bluetooth 4.2
– Google Assistant button
– 4G supported

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7:
– Dual SIM 4G support
– 3.5 mm jack
– Gorilla glass 5
– 4G supported

Display & Design

The Nokia 4.2 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 are well built devices and as such, both smartphones have a premium body design. In terms of their size, the Redmi Note 7 is bigger than the Nokia 4.2. And on the body, Nokia 4.2 has a glassy body design, similar to that of Nokia X5. While Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 on the other hand has a gorilla glass 5 on all round.

Both smartphones has a dewdrop notch display design, a small cutout on the screen where the selfie camera is placed. On their screen resolution, the Redmi Note 7 has 1080 x 2340 pixel as against that of Nokia’s 720 x 1500 pixel. However, the Nokia 4.2 has a unique feature that the Redmi Note 7 lacked, a Google assistant button placed on the right corner of the device, making use of Google assistant has become easier like never before.

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Hardware & Software

Talking about the software, both smartphones came out of the box running on Android 9.0 Pie. Moreover, in terms of the hardware, there is only a slight difference between these two smartphones. Nokia 4.2 is powered by Snapdragon 439 with Octa-core 2.0 GHz speed processor. While Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is powered by Snapdragon 660 with Octa-core 2.2 GHz speed processor.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 wins the hardware comparison because it comes in a higher-end memory configuration (that is also available at a higher price). The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 at its base model has a 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage, while there is also a pro variant of a 4GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. However, the Nokia 4.2 has a 3GB RAM paired with 32GB internal storage.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is a smartphone to beat when it comes to the camera aspect. The Redmi Note 7 mid-range smartphone boast of 48MP AI dual rear camera. While Nokia 4.2 has 13+2MP dual rear camera. The 48MP dual rear camera featured on the Redmi Note 7 is not a hype, rather it’s sui generis.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 has the biggest battery and, with its 4000 mAh capacity, it provides a longer battery life than that of 3000 mAh capacity featured on the Nokia 4.2

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You can get both smartphones at the same price. Nokia 4.2 is priced at 58,000 naira. A similar amount of cash can also purchase the 3GB RAM variant of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7.

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