Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Mi 3 vs Xiaomi Redmi 2 vs Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime

general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced September 2013 January 2015 August 2015
Status Available - December 2013 Available - January 2015 Available - August 2015
Price - Rs. 5,999 ($88.22) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 6,999 ($102.93) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Various Black, White, Yellow, Pink, Green Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144 x 73.6 x 8.1 mm
(5.67 x 2.9 x 0.32 in)
134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm
(5.28 x 2.65 x 0.37 in)
134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm
(5.28 x 2.65 x 0.37 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 1800 / 2600 TD-LTE 1900 / 2300 / 2500 / 2600 (Bands 3, 7, 38, 39, 40, 41) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) optimized with MIUI version 5 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 306 Adreno 306
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/64 GB 8 GB 16 GB (13.78 GB for Apps and Phone Storage)
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.7 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.90% 67.83% 67.83%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Sony Sensor, Panorama, Real-time HDR Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, BSI Sensor, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, HDR Yes, 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [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 HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM / 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB (13.78 GB for Apps and Phone Storage), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 2200 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 500 h - -
Talk Time Up to 4 h - -