• Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced October 2014 November 2015 January 2016
Status Available - November 2014 Available - November 2015 Available - January 2016
Price Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 11,999 ($176.46) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Silver, Gray, Gold Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 123 g (4.34 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
SIM Type - - Dual SIM Hybrid (Micro SIM + Nano SIM, or Micro SIM + microSD Card)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) 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
Build Features - - - Fingerprint sensor
- Infrared Sensor
- Metal Body
- Scratch Resistant Glass
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) with MIUI7
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Octa-core, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72, Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650
GPU - PowerVR G6200 Adreno 510
RAM 2 GB 2/3 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.85% 72.98% 72.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Auto-focus, f/2.0, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA, LTE HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.1, A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 4000 mAh 4050 mAh
Stand by - Up to 264 h (3G) -
Talk Time - - -