Huawei Honor 5C  Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime 
Huawei Honor 5C Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime
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Excellence Score
22.3
24.1
Value for Money Score
69.4
69.8
Price Rs. 7,999 onwards Rs. 8,999 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jun, 2016 Aug, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Upgradeable to 7.0 Nougat Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Upgradeable to 7.0 Nougat
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.2 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features LTPS IPS LCD, Full Lamination, 10 Point Multi-touch Support IPS LCD, Reading Mode
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2 GHz 1.4 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name HiSilicon Kirin 650 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
GPU Mali-T830 Adreno 505
RAM 2 GB 3 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features BSI Sensor, Flash-capable HDR mode, SmartImage 3.0 Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, 78 Degree Wide-angle Lens, 5P Lens, Anti-reflective Oleophobic and Infrared-absorbing Lens, Light Painting mode, Professional mode, Document Adjustment Phase-Detection Auto-Focus, 12 Real-time Filters, Countdown Timer, Manual Mode, 5-piece Lens, F/2.0 Aperture
Secondary Camera 8.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.0 Aperture, BSI Sensor, 4P Lens, Beauty Mode F/2.2 Aperture, Full HD Video Recording, Beautify, 36 Smart Beautify Profiles, Face Recognition
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot) GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness 8.3 mm 8.5 mm
Weight 156 gm 144 gm
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh 4100 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters N/A Gaming: up to 15 hrs, Music Playback Time: up to 121 hrs, Reading Time: up to 39 hrs, Video Playback Time: up to 17 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other Features Scratch-resistant Anodized Coated Body; Smart Power Amplifier; Integrated Speaker Box; SWS Surround Sound; 15 months extended warranty; Noise Filtration WiFi Display; WiFi Direct; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Solid build
  • Good looks
  • All metal uni-body design
  • With a 5.2-inch display, the phone is relatively ergonomic, compact and easy to handle (compared to it's top competitors in the price bracket which are all 5.5-inchers)
  • Decent, sharp display, with good sunlight legibility
  • Huawei's EMUI on top of Android works well
  • Smooth overall performance
  • Decent cameras on the front and back
  • Accurate fingerprint sensor on the back
  • Good call quality
  • Good audio quality via headphones
  • Good battery life - easily lasts a day with moderate use
  • Good, solid phone in this price bracket even though it lacks the wow factors of some of it's competitors, like a giant battery, or a larger display
  • Compact, smart looking, premium design with a metal build - very similar to the Redmi Note 3, but more easy to handle (because of the smaller size)
  • Excellent ergonomics, with the curves on the back making the phone very comfortable to hold
  • Light-weight with an excellent weight distribution, despite the large battery it holds inside
  • Nice, vibrant, and bright display, with excellent touch-responsiveness, and good viewing angles
  • MIUI is a one of the better Android skins around
  • Very good speed/performance - one of the best in this price range
  • Decent camera
  • Excellent battery life - easily lasts a day and a half in regular use
  • Good audio quality
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Tends to heat up a bit, when put under stress
  • No fast charging support (which is present in some of its competitors)
  • The camera's video recording quality is not as good
  • Camera is decent, and almost at par with the more expensive Redmi Note 3, but still could have been better, especially with low light performance
  • Loudspeaker volume could have been better
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