Xiaomi Redmi 3S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: Comparison

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

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.1
Cost-effectiveness
7
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
4.2
5
Performance & Hardware
4.2
5
Camera
5.5
5.6
Connectivity
5.2
5.5
Battery
6.9
6.4

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Hongmi 3S 16GB, Red Rise 3S 16GB
Hongmi Note 3, Red Rice Note 3

Release Date

Release date
June 2016, 3 years ago
November 2015, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
69.6 mm
139.3 mm
8.5 mm
76.0 mm
150.0 mm
8.7 mm
Weight
144 g
164 g
Usable surface
71 %
73 %
Materials
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Gold

Silver

Gray
Gold

Silver

Gray

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS Sunlight Display technology
Aspect Ratio
16:9
16:9
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
294 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Viewing angle - 178°
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Without Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Redmi 3S
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
MediaTek Helio X10 2.0 (MT6795)
CPU
4x1.4GHz ARM Cortex A53 + 4x1.1GHz ARM Cortex-A53
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.4 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 505
PowerVR G6200 700MHz

RAM

RAM
2 GB
3 GB
Type
--
--

Antutu

Score
37.647 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 40% of devices
49.889
Overall performance better than 50% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
32 GB
Type
--
--
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
Color LED Notifications
Cooling system
No
No
Gaming buttons
No
No

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3L2
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/3.06

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3M2
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
100 - 1600
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/3.06
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Scene mode
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Features
-
-

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • 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)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

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

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth

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

Navigation

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

USB

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

0.485 W/Kg on head
1.600 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

0.220 W/Kg on head
1.220 W/Kg on body
-- W/Kg on head
1.256 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
4100 mAh
4000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Fast charge
No
Yes
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

Software

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

Prices

Prices

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