Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Xiaomi
Announced September 2014 July 2015 January 2016
Status Available September 2014 Available - August 2015 Available - January 2016
Price - Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Silver, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 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 172 g (6.07 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 - all models
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE- all models 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 - Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint sensor - Fingerprint sensor
- Infrared Sensor
- Metal Body
- Scratch Resistant Glass
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10 Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) with MIUI7
Processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8 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 PowerVR GX6450 Adreno 405 Adreno 510
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 16/64/128 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 LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 90.31% 73.99% 72.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No 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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 16 MP
Flash Dual-LED (Dual-tone) LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, 1.5┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, 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 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 1.2 MP [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 DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.0, 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 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 v2.0 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 HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64/128 GB, 1 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-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2915 mAh 3050 mAh 4050 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -