Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G vs Apple iPad Air 2 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MediaTek)

general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Apple Xiaomi
Announced August 2014 October 2014 August 2016
Status Available - November 2014 Available - October 2014 Available - August 2016
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 9,060 ($135.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black/White Space Gray, Silver, Gold Gold, Silver, Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 154 x 78.7 x 9.5 mm
(6.06 x 3.1 x 0.37 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
151 x 76 x 8.35 mm
(5.94 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
Weight 199 g (7.02 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz) 175 g (6.17 oz)
SIM Type - - Dual SIM Hybrid (Nano SIM + Micro SIM, or Micro SIM + microSD Card)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2000 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 2100
4G Network TD-LTE 1900 / 2300 / 2600 LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID) - Fingerprint Sensor
- Infrared Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) iOS 8.1 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X 2.3 GHz dual-core Cortex-A72 & 2 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 & 1.4 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6797 Helio X20
GPU Adreno 305 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Mali-T880 MP4
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2/3 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 16/64/128 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 9.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.82% 71.58% 72.50%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP
Flash LED flash No Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p, f/2.0 [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G TD-SCDMA; LTE DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.2, 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 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3 32/64 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported - Yes

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor not 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-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 8600 mAh 4100 mAh
Stand by Up to 775 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 38 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 10 h (multimedia) -