Xiaomi Mi3 VS. Xiaomi Mi4: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi3 VS. Xiaomi Mi4. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.9
Cost-effectiveness
8.5
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.7
6
Performance & Hardware
7.2
7.4
Camera
7.5
8.5
Connectivity
6.2
7.3
Battery
7
8.9

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Presentation

Unveiled
December 2013, 4 years ago
July 2014, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
73.6 mm
144.0 mm
8.1 mm
68.5 mm
139.2 mm
8.9 mm
Weight
145 g
149 g
Usable surface
65 %
72 %
Materials
-
Plastic, Stainless steel
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

White

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS JDI
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
441 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • Multi-touch
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Full Lamination Technology
  • Multi-touch
  • OGS (One Glass Solution)

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi3
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi4
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
CPU
Krait 400
Krait 400
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2.3 GHz
2.5 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 330
Qualcomm Adreno 330

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
55.200
Antutu v6, Overall performance better than 72% of devices
61.493
Antutu v6, Overall performance better than 76% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
No
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
13.1 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.115 µm
Sensor
Sony Exmor RS
Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Type
Unknown
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.2
f/1.8
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Optical zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual shot
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Manual focus
  • Scene mode
Slow Motion Video
No
30.0 fps
Yes
120.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
2 Mpx
8 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
-
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Unknown
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • 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.

--
--
American measurement

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

-- W/Kg on head
1.290 W/Kg on body
-- W/Kg on head
1.370 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Capacity
3050 mAh
3080 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
MIUI V8 (Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow)
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Prices

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