• Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced August 2014 February 2016 November 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - March 2016 Available - November 2015
Price - Rs. 22,999 ($338.22) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 11,999 ($176.46) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Black, White, Gold, Rose colors Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
144.55 x 69.2 x 7.25 mm
(5.69 x 2.72 x 0.29 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 129 g (4.55 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 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - 3D Curved Glass Body -
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 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
Octa-core, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 530 PowerVR G6200
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 32/64 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Curved Glass IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.15 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (428 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 73.01% 72.98%
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 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Sony IMX298 Sensor, 4-axis OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p, 2┬Ám pixel [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - - 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 3000 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 264 h (3G)
Talk Time - - -