Redmi Note 3 vs Redmi 3X vs Redmi 3S – Comparison of Specs, Features, Price

Xiaomi last week announced two new budget smartphone in the Redmi series dubbed as Redmi 3X and Redmi 3S. Both the devices includes similar specifications, the only difference is that the Redmi 3S is the unlocked variant for the International market while the Redmi 3X will be exclusively sold by Chinese telecom operator Unicom.

Earlier the company announced the Redmi Note 3 affordable phablet which packs with all those features looking on a company phablet. It is the first device to feature all metal-body and since then, the company hasn’t looked back. Also check best 3GB RAM smartphones under Rs. 10,000Xiaomi Redmi 3s

Both Redmi 3X and Redmi 3S smartphones will directly take on the Redmi Note 3 phablet. So here we have comparison overview of Redmi Note 3 vs Redmi 3X vs Redmi 3S.

Display and Processor: The Redmi Note 3 sports a 5.5-inch FHD display while the Redmi 3S/3X comes with a little smaller 5-inch display. The Redmi Note 3 is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor and has 4000mAh battery, while the Redmi 3X/3S features Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 CPU and has 4100mAh battery. All the three devices includes fingerprint scanner, 4G LTE, dual SIM support and runs on Android Lollipop with MIUI 7 on top.

Storage and Camera: All the three devices has 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage with microSD card slot for memory extension. On the cameras front, the Redmi Note 3 has 16MP rear camera while the Redmi 3S/3X sports a 13MP rear camera. There is a similar 5MP front facing camera on all the three devices.

You can also refer the below table for an easy comparison overview of Redmi Note 3 vs Redmi 3X vs Redmi 3S –

Redmi Note 3 vs Redmi 3X vs Redmi 3S

 Redmi Note 3 (16GB)Redmi 3XRedmi 3S
Display5.5-inch display5-inch display5-inch display
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 650, hexa-coreQualcomm Snapdragon 430, octa-core at 1.1GHzQualcomm Snapdragon 430, octa-core at 1.1GHz
RAM2GB2GB2GB
OS VersionAndroid Lollipop (MIUI 7)Android Marshmallow (MIUI 7)Android Marshmallow (MIUI 7)
SIM TypeDual SIMDual SIMDual SIM
Internal Storage16GB16GB16GB
Memory Card supportYesYes, up to 128GBYes, up to 128GB
Primary Camera16-megapixels13-megapixels13-megapixels
Secondary Camera5-megapixels5-megapixels5-megapixels
ConnectivityBluetooth, GPS, 4G, WiFiBluetooth, GPS, 4G, WiFiBluetooth, GPS, 4G, WiFi
Fingerprint SensorYesYesYes
Dimensions149.9 x 75.9 x 8.7mm139.7 x 69.7 x 8.5mm139.7 x 69.7 x 8.5mm
Weight165.9 grams146g144g
Battery4050 mAh4100mAh4100mAh
Release DateJanuary 2016June 2016June 2016
Price$149$136$136

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