Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

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general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Samsung Xiaomi
Announced February 2016 July 2015 January 2016
Status Available - March 2016 Available - August 2015 Available - January 2016
Price Rs. 22,999 ($338.22) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Rose colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144.55 x 69.2 x 7.25 mm
(5.69 x 2.72 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 129 g (4.55 oz) 151 g (5.33 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 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 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 SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - 3D Curved Glass Body - Fingerprint sensor - Fingerprint sensor
- Infrared Sensor
- Metal Body
- Scratch Resistant Glass
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) with MIUI7
Processor Dual-core 1.8 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo - 32 GB
Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo - 64 GB, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72, Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650
GPU Adreno 530 Adreno 405 Adreno 510
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Curved Glass Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.15 inches 5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (428 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.01% 73.99% 72.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 16 MP
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, Sony IMX298 Sensor, 4-axis OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Auto-focus, f/2.0, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 4 MP, 1080p, 2┬Ám pixel [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [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 Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 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 Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB OTG - - 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-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 3050 mAh 4050 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -