Sharp Aquos S3 mini vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Sharp Aquos S3 mini vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
No price,
no Ki
7.5 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 5.9 Design & Materials 6.0 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 5.7 Performance & Hardware 5.8 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 4.3 Camera 6.8 Camera
Connectivity score 5.7 Connectivity 6.5 Connectivity
Battery score 4.3 Battery 6.3 Battery

User reviews

User score --
9.1
548 opinions

Summary

Inches 5.5" 5.99"
Resolution FHD+ FHD+
Usable surface 77% useful 77% useful
Aspect Ratio 18:9 18:9
Dimensions 73.0 mm
142.7 mm
7.8 mm
75.4 mm
158.5 mm
8.1 mm
Weight 140 g 180 g
Micro SnapD. 630
Octa-Core
SnapD. 636
Octa-Core
RAM 6 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB 32 GB
AnTuTu 89.640
v7
116.663
v7
Battery 3020 mAh 4000 mAh
Main Camera 1
16 Mpx · ƒ/2.0

1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.9
S5K2L7
2
Selfie Camera SELF 20 Mpx · ƒ/2.0 SELF 13 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
Bands
OS Android 7.0 Nougat Android 8.0 Oreo

Brand

Brand Sharp Xiaomi
Aliases -- Red Rice Note 5, M1803E7SG

Release Date

Release date March 2018,
3 years ago
March 2018,
3 years ago
State Not available On Sale
Market China Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Sharp Aquos S3 mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Sharp Aquos S3 mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Size
73.0 mm
142.7 mm
7.8 mm
Print 3D Model
75.4 mm
158.5 mm
8.1 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 140 g 180 g
Usable surface 77 % 77 %
Materials Metal Aluminium alloy
Resistance - -
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold
Black

Gold

Cyan

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal 5.5" 5.99"
Type IGZO LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 18:9 18:9
Resolution FHD+
1080 x 2040 px
FHD+
1080 x 2160 px
Density 420 Pixels per inch 403 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Brightnes 550 cd/m² (typ)
  • sRGB 135%
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • NTSC
  • 84% NTSC
  • LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
--
7.9
Do you think it's a nice phone?
--
9.1
Is it comfortable?
--
9.0
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
--
8.2
Number of reviews
--
548 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
CPU 4x Cortex-A53 2.2 GHz + 4x Cortex-A53 1.8 GHz 8x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 14 nm 14 nm
Frequency 2.2 GHz 1.8 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 508 Qualcomm Adreno 509

RAM

RAM 6 GB 3 GB
Type -- LPDDR4X RAM

Storage

Capacity 64 GB 32 GB
Type -- eMMC 5.1 Storage
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
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall

Others

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

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
--
8.7
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
--
9.2
What's your experience been with demanding games?
--
8.6
Number of reviews
--
548 opinions

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Rear camera Double rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 16 Mpx 12 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Samsung S5K2L7
Type CMOS ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0 ƒ/ 1.9
ISO -- 100 - 1600
Pixel size -- 1.40 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- 1/2.6
2
Camera type
--

Portrait mode (depth)
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K5E8
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
Sensor size
1/5

Features

Flash Dual LED Dual LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video No,
30 fps
Yes,
120 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Touch focus
  • Manual focus
  • Autofocus
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Face detection
  • Continuous shooting
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • AF assist Beam
  • Geotagging
  • Front Flash
  • White balance settings

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 20 Mpx 13 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Omnivision OV13855
Type -- PureCel
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0 ƒ/ 2.0
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- 1.00 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- 1/2.9
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
--
9.2
Quality of nighttime photos
--
7.7
Quality of selfies
--
8.4
Does it have a powerful flash?
--
8.7
Number of reviews
--
548 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • 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)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • 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
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • FTP (File Transfer Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • HOGP
  • DUN (Dial-Up Networking Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

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

-- 1.290 W/Kg on head
1.240 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

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Others

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

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
--
9.2
Quality of the GPS
--
9.1
And the WiFi?
--
9.2
Number of reviews
--
548 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
3020 mAh
4000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes Yes,
10.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
--
  • 1%
    Less than half day
  • 3%
    Less than a day
  • 19%
    One day
  • 57%
    More than one day
  • 21%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
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548 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
    Android 7.0 Nougat, 4 years ago
  • MIUI V9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
    Android 8.0 Oreo, 3 years ago
Google Services (official) No Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
--
  • 3%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 85%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 12%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
--
  • 1%
    Never
  • 3%
    Once a year
  • 33%
    Every six months
  • 63%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
--
548 opinions

Prices

Prices
Prices unavailable

Prices

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