• Samsung Galaxy Note III vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note III vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced Expected Announcement - September 2013 August 2015 November 2015
Status Rumored - Q4 2013 Available - August 2015 Available - November 2015
Price - Rs. 9,700 ($141.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 11,999 ($176.46) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black, White, Yellow, Mint Green, Blue Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension - 152 x 76 x 8.3 mm
(5.98 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight - 160 g (5.64 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100, TD-SCDMA 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, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) based MIUI 7 Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 / Exynos 5420 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795 Octa-core, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
GPU Adreno 330 PowerVR G6200 PowerVR G6200
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB Yes microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 72.02% 72.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio FM radio
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 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Phase Detection Auto focus (PDAF), Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE TD-SCDMA HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB Yes microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion battery Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity - 3060 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 264 h (3G)
Talk Time - - -