Vivo V3  Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (3GB RAM, 32GB)  
Vivo V3Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (3GB RAM, 32GB)
magic score58.790.4
PriceRs. 13,199 onwardsRs. 10,999 onwards
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Launch Date (India)Apr, 2016Mar, 2016
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1Android 5.1, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Screen Size5 inches5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesIPS LCD, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass)IPS LCD, Sunlight Display, Reading Mode, Night Mode
Processor1.5 GHz1.8 GHz
Processor TypeOcta CoreHexa Core
Processor NameQualcomm MSM8939v2 Snapdragon 616Qualcomm Snapdragon 650
GPUAdreno 405Adreno 510
Camera13.0 MP16.0 MP
Secondary Camera8.0 MP5.0 MP
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GBup to 32 GB
Dual SIMGSM+GSMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness7.5 mm8.65 mm
Weight138 gm164 gm
Battery Capacity2550 mAh4050 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)N/A264 hrs
Other Battery ParametersN/AMusic Playback Time: 60 hrs
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Good build quality
  • Aesthetic design - brushed metal at the back gives the phone a premium look and offers good grip
  • The 5-inch display feels compact and is easy for one handed operations, and for people with small hands
  • Decent display with vibrant colors, and good viewing angles
  • Funtouch OS over Android looks attractive and has some useful added functionality (though it is a little cluttered)
  • Decent speed/performance
  • Loud and clear speaker
  • Good audio quality via headphones too
  • Decent front (selfie) camera
  • Fast, accurate fingerprint sensor
  • Good battery life - easily lasts a day with moderate to heavy use
  • Fast charging support
  • Premium metal design, with amazing attention to detail
  • Top-notch build quality
  • Brilliant in-hand feel, with edges that curve perfectly
  • Good display with vivid colors, wide viewing angles, and good sunlight visibility
  • MIUI is one of the better interfaces built over Android, and has a lot of useful functionality, but is still simple to use
  • Top-level, power packed performance with best-in-class hardware - and 3GB of RAM results in very good multi-tasking performance too
  • Excellent battery life - this phone is an absolute road-runner
  • Excellent, responsive fingerprint scanner
  • Good call quality
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Display is a little reflective, and prone to smudges
  • Display resolution could have been better
  • Average rear camera - daylight images come a little washed out, while low light images have plenty of noise
  • Average call quality
  • Heats up a bit when playing heavy games
  • Camera is pretty decent, but could have been better
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