Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S6 (CDMA) vs LG Nexus 5X vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Price Comparison (India) -

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung LG Xiaomi
Announced March 2015 September 2015 January 2016
Status Available - April 2015 Available - October 2015 Available - January 2016
Price Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 27,999 ($411.75) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum Black, White, Blue Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 136 g (4.8 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 - G920V, G920P
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G920V, G920P, G920R
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA 800 / 1900 - American model
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G920V HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - American model
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - Global model
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700) - G920V LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700) - American model 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 - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Fingerprint Sensor - Fingerprint sensor
- Infrared Sensor
- Metal Body
- Scratch Resistant Glass
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) with MIUI7
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 & dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72, Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650
GPU Mali-T760MP8 Adreno 418 Adreno 510
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 32/64/128 GB 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Oleophobic Coating IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 5.2 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.76% 69.73% 72.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No Stereo FM Radio with Recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 16 MP
Flash LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features OIS, Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Laser Autofocus, 1.55┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording Phase Detection Auto-focus, f/2.0, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, 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, USB Host Type-C 1.0 reversible connector microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2550 mAh 2700 mAh 4050 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 23 h (3G) - -