TCL Idol 3 VS. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: Comparison

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

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
7.2
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5
5.2
Performance & Hardware
4.2
5.6
Camera
6.3
5.9
Connectivity
6.1
6.3
Battery
4
7

Basics

Brand

Brand
TCL
Aliases
--
Hongmi Note 3, Red Rice Note 3

Release Date

Release date
January 2016, 3 years ago
November 2015, 3 years ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.1 mm
152.7 mm
7.4 mm
76.0 mm
150.0 mm
8.7 mm
Weight
140 g
164 g
Usable surface
72 %
73 %
Materials
Plastic
Magnesium alloy
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Gray
Gold

Gray

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
5.5"
5.5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS Sunlight Display technology
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
401 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Full Lamination Technology
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • OGS (One Glass Solution)
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Viewing angle - 178°

Prototypes





Prototypes
TCL Idol 3
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
MediaTek Helio X10 2.0 (MT6795)
CPU
Cortex A53
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.7 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 405
PowerVR G6200 700MHz

RAM

RAM
2 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
32.876 (Antutu v5)
Overall performance better than 39% of devices
49.889
Overall performance better than 57% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
32 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
No

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
No
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
13 Mpx
Pixel size
1.127 µm
1.127 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Samsung S5K3M2
Type
CMOS
ISOCELL
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.2
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

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

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth

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

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • 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.

1.631 W/Kg on head
0.898 W/Kg on body
0.490 W/Kg on head
0.499 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

1.390 W/Kg on head
1.420 W/Kg on body
-- W/Kg on head
1.256 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2910 mAh
4000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 5.0 Lollipop
MIUI V8 (Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow)

Prices

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