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
8.2
Cost-effectiveness
8.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.4
7
Performance & Hardware
7.7
7.6
Camera
7.3
8.4
Connectivity
7.4
7.6
Battery
8
6.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
October 2016, 2 years ago
September 2017, 1 year 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 88% of devices
139.313 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 83% 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

Main

Resolution
22.5 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.000 µm
1.230 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX318 Exmor RS
Sony IMX386 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.0
f/1.8
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • 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
16 Mpx

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 V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)

Prices

Prices

Prices