• Sony Xperia M4 Aqua vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia M4 Aqua vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Xiaomi
Announced March 2015 July 2015 November 2015
Status Available - April 2015 Available - August 2015 Available - November 2015
Price Rs. 19,400 ($285.29) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 11,999 ($176.46) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Copper, Silver Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 140.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm
(5.53 x 2.86 x 0.29 in)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 136 g (4.8 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP68 Certified - Dust and Water Proof up to 1.5 Meter and 30 Minutes - Fingerprint sensor -
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.x (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor 1.5GHz Octa-core, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 405 PowerVR G6200
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.44% 73.99% 72.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS FM radio with RDS; recording FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported - 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2400 mAh 3050 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 264 h (3G)
Talk Time - - -