Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Xiaomi Mi Note 3

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
samsung galaxy a5 (2017)
Xiaomi Mi Note 3
xiaomi mi note 3
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Xiaomi
Announced January 2017 September 2017
Status Coming Soon - January 2017 Coming Soon - September 2017
Price Rs. 28,990 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 24,500 ($385.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black, Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
152.6 x 73.95 x 7.6 mm
(6.01 x 2.91 x 0.3 in)
Weight - 163 g (5.75 oz)
SIM Type Dual-SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
User Interface - MIUI 9
Processor 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260), Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T860 MP4 [Similar] Adreno 512 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 6 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.34% 73.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes no
Radio FM radio, recording No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP [Similar] Dual 12 MP + 12 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.8, 1.25μm pixel size, 4-axis OIS, secondary 52mm portrait lens, f/2.6 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera 16 MP [Similar] 16 MP, 2μm pixel size [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+ v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB No
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery, Quick Charge 3.0
Capacity 3000 mAh 3500 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -