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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek)
xiaomi redmi note 3 (mediatek)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
samsung galaxy a5 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Samsung
Announced November 2015 January 2017
Status Available - November 2015 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price Rs. 11,999 ($176.46) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 28,990 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Silver, Gray, Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight 164 g (5.78 oz) -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Octa-core, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6200 [Similar] Mali-T860 MP4 [Similar]
RAM 2/3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.98% 71.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 264 h (3G) -
Talk Time - -