• Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Xiaomi Redmi Note vs Lenovo S856

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Xiaomi Redmi Note vs Lenovo S856

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Xiaomi Lenovo
Announced October 2013 March 2014 October 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - March 2014 Available - October 2014
Price - - Rs. 5,770 ($84.69) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver Various Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
154 x 78.7 x 9.45 mm
(6.06 x 3.1 x 0.37 in)
151 x 77.8 x 9 mm
(5.94 x 3.06 x 0.35 in)
Weight 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 199 g (7.02 oz) 175 g (6.17 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE- all models - LTE 800 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.2 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7 / Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6592 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Mali-450MP4 Adreno 305
RAM N/A 1/2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 8 GB 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 68.82% 71.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM Radio -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 1.6 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA+ HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 MbpsPA, HSUPA1 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64/128 GB storage 8 GB, 1/2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery (23.8 Wh) Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity - 3100 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 456 h (2G)
Up to 312 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) - Up to 24 h (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)