Phone Comparison - Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Huawei Honor 3C vs Xiaomi Redmi Note

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Huawei Xiaomi
Announced February 2011 December 2013 March 2014
Status Available - April 2011 Coming Soon - December 2013 Available - March 2014
Colors Black, White, Pink White/Black Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
(4.93 x 2.6 x 0.33 in)
139.5 x 71.4 x 9.2 mm
(5.49 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
154 x 78.7 x 9.45 mm
(6.06 x 3.1 x 0.37 in)
Weight 116 g (4.09 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz) 199 g (7.02 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos chipset Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582 Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7 / Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6592
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-400 Mali-450MP4
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/32 GB storage 4 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.52% 69.06% 68.82%
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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [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, HSUPA HSPA+
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0+HS Yes, v4.0 with A2DP 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 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
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 supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 2300 mAh 3100 mAh
Stand by Up to 710 h (2G)
Up to 610 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 18 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 40 min (3G)
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