Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core vs Xiaomi Mi 3 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced March 2014 September 2013 March 2014
Status Available - April 2014 Available - December 2013 Available - March 2014
Colors Black, White, Blue, Gold Various Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
144 x 73.6 x 8.1 mm
(5.67 x 2.9 x 0.32 in)
154 x 78.7 x 9.45 mm
(6.06 x 3.1 x 0.37 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz) 199 g (7.02 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 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (market dependent) - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) optimized with MIUI version 5 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5422 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7 / Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6592
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 330 Mali-450MP4
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/64 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.63% 64.90% 68.82%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash phase detection auto dual-LED flash LED flash
Features 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA+
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2800 mAh 3050 mAh 3100 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 h Up to 500 h -
Talk Time Up to 21 h Up to 4 h -