Xiaomi Mi Note 2 VS. Xiaomi Mi Note 3: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi Note 2 VS. Xiaomi Mi Note 3. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8
Cost-effectiveness
8.2
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.3
6.9
Performance & Hardware
7.3
7.2
Camera
7.2
8
Connectivity
7.1
7.1
Battery
7.7
6.2

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
October 2016, 3 years ago
September 2017, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
77.3 mm
156.2 mm
7.6 mm
74.0 mm
152.6 mm
7.6 mm
Weight
166 g
163 g
Usable surface
74 %
73 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Glass, Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Pink

White
Black

Screen

Diagonal
5.7"
5.5"
Type
Oled LG
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
386 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 100000:1 contrast ratio
  • 110% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Curved Edge display
  • Curved Glass display
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Touch sensitive
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 550 cd/m2
  • 94% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Curved Glass display
  • Full sRGB standard
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi Note 2
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi Note 3
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 2.35GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPU
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.35GHz + 2x1.6GHz
4x Kryo 260 2.2 Ghz - 4x Kryo 260 1.8 Ghz
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.35 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 530 635MHz
Adreno 512

RAM

RAM
4 GB
6 GB

Antutu

Score
164.904 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 81% of devices
139.313 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 77% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, on the front

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
22.5 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX318 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Sensor size
1/2.6

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX386 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.25 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9
Telephoto lens
2
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3M3
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.6
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Sensor size
1/3.4
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Manual focus
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Optical zoom
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX268 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/3.2
Resolution
16 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
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Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

0.784 W/Kg on head
1.381 W/Kg on body
0.502 W/Kg on head
1.544 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
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

Battery

Battery
Capacity
4070 mAh
3500 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

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

Prices

Prices

Prices