Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
6.6
Cost-effectiveness
6.9
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
3.4
5.9
Performance & Hardware
4.6
4.3
Camera
4
3.8
Connectivity
5.9
6
Battery
3.3
5

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
SM-J330FN, J330FN
Redmi Rise Note 5A, Hongmi Rice 5A

Release Date

Release date
May 2017, 3 years ago
August 2017, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
70.1 mm
143.0 mm
8.7 mm
76.2 mm
153.0 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
147 g
150 g
Usable surface
68 %
71 %
Materials
Metal
Plastic
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold
Gold

Gray

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.5"
Type
LTPS LCD
LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio
16:9
16:9
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
720 x 1280 px
Density
294 Pixels per inch
267 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 70% NTSC
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
CPU
ARM Cortex-A53
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.4 GHz
1.4 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
ARM Mali-T720
Qualcomm Adreno 308

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB
Type
--
--

Antutu

Score
37.035
Overall performance better than 37% of devices
32.000
Overall performance better than 31% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
16 GB
Type
--
--
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
--
Color LED Notifications
Cooling system
No
No
Gaming buttons
No
No

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
ISO
--
Pixel size
--

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.13 µm
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Features
-
-

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

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

0.658 W/Kg on head
1.320 W/Kg on body
1.010 W/Kg on head
1.040 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

0.940 W/Kg on head
0.560 W/Kg on body
0.660 W/Kg on head
1.740 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2400 mAh
3080 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Fast charge
No
No
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 9.0 P
MIUI V11 (Android 9 P)

Prices

Prices

Prices