• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Micromax Canvas 5 E481 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Micromax Canvas 5 E481 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Micromax Xiaomi
Announced May 2012 November 2015 November 2015
Status Available - May 2012 Available - November 2015 Available - November 2015
Price - Rs. 8,774 ($129.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 11,999 ($176.46) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, White Black Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
148 x 73.6 x 8.5 mm
(5.83 x 2.9 x 0.33 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 143 g (5.04 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE 850 / 1800 / TD-LTE 2300 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6753 Octa-core, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-T720MP3 PowerVR G6200
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB 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 4.8 inches 5.2 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (423 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 68.64% 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 8 MP, 3264x2448 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 Auto focus, Yes Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, LED flash [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0 v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Yes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2900 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 275 h (3G) Up to 264 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 10 h (3G) -