• Samsung GALAXY S3 Neo GT-I9301I vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Max vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 2

Phone Comparison - Samsung GALAXY S3 Neo GT-I9301I vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Max vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 2

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Xiaomi
Announced June 2014 January 2015 August 2015
Status Available - June 2014 Available - January 2015 Available - August 2015
Price - Rs. 13,999 ($205.87) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 9,700 ($141.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Blue, Brown, Red, Gray, White, Pink Black, White Black, White, Yellow, Mint Green, Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.7 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
146 x 74.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.94 x 0.31 in)
152 x 76 x 8.3 mm
(5.98 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
Weight 132 g (4.66 oz) 161 g (5.68 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100, TD-SCDMA
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) based MIUI 7
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7, - Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795
GPU - Adreno 306 PowerVR G6200
RAM 1.5 GB 1.5 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB Yes

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.25 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (280 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.75% 69.44% 72.02%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Phase Detection Auto focus (PDAF), Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL TD-SCDMA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 1.5 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB Yes
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2500 mAh 3060 mAh
Stand by - Up to 386 h -
Talk Time Up to 14 h - -