Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5C vs Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Price Comparison (India) -

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Xiaomi Samsung
Announced September 2013 February 2016 December 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Available - March 2016 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - Rs. 22,999 ($338.22) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White, Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink Black, White, Gold, Rose colors Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 mm
(4.9 x 2.33 x 0.35 in)
144.55 x 69.2 x 7.25 mm
(5.69 x 2.72 x 0.29 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 132 g (4.66 oz) 129 g (4.55 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - 3D Curved Glass Body -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift, Apple A6 Dual-core 1.8 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo - 32 GB
Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo - 64 GB, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 530 Adreno 306
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32/64 GB 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Curved Glass Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.15 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (428 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.93% 73.01% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED flash
Features Auto focus, TTouch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Sony IMX298 Sensor, 4-axis OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p, 2┬Ám pixel [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 1 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1510 mAh 3000 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h (2G)
Up to 250 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 10 h (3G) - -