• Asus Zenfone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

Phone Comparison - Asus Zenfone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Samsung Xiaomi
Announced January 2014 March 2014 November 2015
Status Available - June 2014 Available - March 2014 Available - November 2015
Price - - Rs. 11,999 ($176.46) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Red, Blue, Gold Black, White Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 148.2 x 72.8 x 5.5-10.3
(5.83 x 2.87 x 0.22-0.41)
133 x 66 x 9.7 mm
(5.24 x 2.6 x 0.38 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 139 g (4.9 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 2.0 GHz / Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580/Z2560 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Octa-core, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
GPU PowerVR SGX544MP2 - PowerVR G6200
RAM 1/2 GB 1 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 8 GB ROM 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 TFT Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.52 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (244 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.76% 64.00% 72.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM Radio - FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Standard Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2110 mAh 2100 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 353 h (3G) - Up to 264 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 18 h 30 min (3G) Up to 8 h -