Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro vs Redmi Note 3 vs Redmi Note 2 – What’s different?

Xiaomi yesterday announced Redmi 3 Pro Android smartphone in China in its “Redmi” series. The device is the successor of Redmi 3 with improvement over design and few hardware specifications. Xiaomi this time introduced fingerprint scanner on Redmi 3 Pro which was missing in its predecessor. It has 32GB of internal storage compared to Redmi 3 16GB, both devices includes microSD card slot for memory expansion. In this post we will compare specs and features of Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro vs Redmi Note 3 vs Redmi Note 2.

Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro vs Redmi Note 3 vs Redmi Note 2

Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro vs Redmi Note 3 vs Redmi Note 2

Display & Processor

The Redmi 3 Pro has smaller display of 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) compared to Redmi Note 3 & Redmi Note 2 5.5-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) display. All the three devices runs on MIUI 7 custom ROM based on Android OS.

Under the hood, the Redmi 3 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 octa-core CPU, the Redmi Note 3 has a Snapdragon 650 hexa-core CPU and finally the Redmi Note 2 is powered with MediaTek Helio X10 octa-core SoC.

Cameras and Storage

All the three Redmi devices sports a 13-megapixels rear facing camera with Flash and has a 5-megapixels front facing camera for taking Selfies and other video calling purposes. On the storage front, all these device includes 32GB of inbuilt memory which can be further extended using a microSD card.

Connectivity

The connectivity features available for these smartphones are 4G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. All these devices comes with dual SIM card support.

For detailed comparison overview, do check the following table –

 Xiaomi Redmi 3 ProXiaomi Redmi Note 3Xiaomi Redmi Note 2
Display5-inch display5.5-inch display5.5-inch display
Resolution1280 x 720 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 616, octa-core at 1.2GHQualcomm Snapdragon 650, hexa-coreMediaTek Helio X10, octa-core at 2GHz
RAM3GB2GB/3GB2GB
OS VersionAndroid Lollipop (MIUI 7)Android Lollipop (MIUI 7)Android 5.0 (MIUI 7)
SIM TypeHybrid Dual SIMDual (Micro)Dual (Micro)
Internal Storage32GB16GB/32GB32GB
Memory Card supportYesYesYes, up to 32GB
Primary Camera13-megapixels16-megapixels13-megapixels
Secondary Camera5-megapixels5-megapixels5-megapixels
WiFi802.11 b/g/n/ac802.11 b/g/n/ac802.11 b/g/n/ac
Other ConnectivityBluetooth 4.1, GPS, 4GBluetooth 4.0, GPS, 4GBluetooth 4.0, GPS, 4G
Fingerprint SensorYesYesNo
Dimensions139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5mm149.9 x 75.9 x 8.7mm152 x 76 x 8.25mm
Weight144g165.9 grams160 grams
Battery4100mAh4050 mAh3,060 mAh
Release DateMarch 2016January 2016August, 2015