Meizu M5 VS. Xiaomi Redmi 3S: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Meizu M5 VS. Xiaomi Redmi 3S. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
6.9
Cost-effectiveness
6.9
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.6
4.5
Performance & Hardware
4.6
4.7
Camera
4.1
6.1
Connectivity
5.9
5.7
Battery
5
7.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Meilan 5, Blue Charm 5
Hongmi 3S 16GB, Red Rise 3S 16GB

Release Date

Release date
October 2016, 2 years ago
June 2016, 3 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
72.8 mm
147.2 mm
8.0 mm
69.6 mm
139.3 mm
8.5 mm
Weight
138 g
144 g
Usable surface
69 %
71 %
Materials
Polycarbonate
Magnesium alloy
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Green

White
Gold

Gray

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
5.2"
5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
720 x 1280 px
Density
282 Pixels per inch
294 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 380 cd/m²
  • Capacitive
  • GFF full lamination
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Meizu M5
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Redmi 3S
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
MediaTek MT6750
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
CPU
4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 + 4x 1.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
4x1.4GHz ARM Cortex A53 + 4x1.1GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.5 GHz
1.4 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Arm Mali-T860 MP2
Qualcomm Adreno 505

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
36.500
Overall performance better than 44% of devices
37.647 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 46% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
16 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gravity
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
13 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.127 µm
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Samsung S5K3L2
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.0
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.1
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- W/Kg on head
1.160 W/Kg on body
0.485 W/Kg on head
1.600 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

--
0.220 W/Kg on head
1.220 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3070 mAh
4100 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
FlyMe 5.5 (Yun OS)
MIUI V8 (Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow)

Prices

Prices

Prices