Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note III vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note III
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Xiaomi
Announced Expected Announcement - September 2013 January 2016
Status Rumored - Q4 2013 Available - January 2016
Price - Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension - 150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight - 164 g (5.78 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 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
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor
Scratch Resistant Display
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) with MIUI7
User Interface - MIUI 8.0
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 / Exynos 5420 [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72, Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 2/3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

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

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
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, f/2.0, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] 5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity - 4050 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -