Xiaomi just announced the Redmi Note 3, its latest 5.5-inch phablet in China starting from 999 Yuan. It is the first company device to feature a full metal body and fingerprint sensor. The phablet is the successor of Redmi Note 2 which was unveiled by in August this year. Apart from fingerprint sensor and metal build, another feature that highlights the device is its 4,000mAh battery capacity. With this massive battery, the users can experience better talk time and standby time compared to other Xiaomi devices. In this post we will compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with Redmi Note 2 and Mi4i which packs with similar specifications and features.
Coming to display, the Redmi Note 3 and 2 sports a similar 5.5-inch display while the Mi4i flaunts a 5-inch display. All the three devices features a Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) display. The other similar specifications are 13-megapixels rear camera, 5-megapixels front camera, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, dual SIM, and 4G LTE connectivity.
To get the detailed comparison overview of display, battery, software, RAM, storage and other features of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 vs Redmi Note 2 vs Mi4i, do check out the below table.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 vs Redmi Note 2 vs Mi4i
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 3||Xiaomi Redmi Note 2||Xiaomi Mi4i|
|Display||5.5-inch display||5.5-inch display||5-inch display|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels||1080 x 1920 pixels||1080 x 1920 pixels|
|Processor||MediaTek Helio X10, octa-core at 1.7GHz||MediaTek Helio X10, octa-core at 2GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, octa-core at 1.7GHz|
|OS Version||Android 5.0 (MIUI 7)||Android 5.0 (MIUI 7)||Android 5.0. (MIUI 7)|
|SIM Type||Dual (Micro)||Dual (Micro)||Dual (Micro)|
|Memory Card support||No||Yes, up to 32GB||No|
|WiFi||802.11 b/g/n/ac||802.11 b/g/n/ac||802.11 b/g/n/ac|
|Other Connectivity||Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 4G||Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 4G||Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, 4G|
|Dimensions||149.9 x 75.9 x 8.7mm||152 x 76 x 8.25mm||138.10 x 69.60 x 7.8mm|
|Weight||165.9 grams||160 grams||130 grams|
|Battery||4000 mAh||3,060 mAh||3,120 mAh|
|Release Date||November, 2015||August, 2015||April, 2015|
The Redmi Note 3 is priced at US$140 for the 2GB RAM + 16GB storage variant while the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant costs US$172. The Redmi Note 2 pricing starts from US$140 and Mi4i for US$180.
Redmi Note 3 (Snapdragon 650 version)
To let you know, Xiaomi has announced the Snapdragon 650 version of Redmi Note 3 in India starting from Rs. 9,999. The device also comes with 16MP rear camera instead of 13MP and runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS. For more details, do check HERE.