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Lenovo Phab Plus Xiaomi Redmi 3S
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Excellence Score
19.1
20.3
Value for Money Score
30.1
68.6
Price Rs. 20,990 onwards Rs. 6,999 onwards
Launch Date (India) Oct, 2015 Aug, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.0 Lollipop Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Upgradeable to 7.0 Nougat
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 6.8 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 324 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features IPS IPS LCD, Reading Mode
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.5 GHz 1.4 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 505
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE 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 Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Auto-Focus, 12 Real-time Filters, Countdown Timer, Manual Mode, 5-piece Lens, F/2.0 Aperture
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A F/2.2 Aperture, Full HD Video Recording, Beautify, 36 Smart Beautify Profiles, Face Recognition
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 64 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 7.6 mm 8.5 mm
Weight 229 gm 144 gm
Battery Capacity 3500 mAh 4100 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) 480 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 24.00 hrs 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
Other Features WiFi Direct; Noise Filtration WiFi Display; WiFi Direct; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Good design - metal chassis construction, and a sleek profile that grabs attention
  • Good display
  • Simple, close to stock Android interface, with some useful add-on features
  • Good speed/performance in day to day tasks
  • Good camera
  • Good audio quality - Dolby Atmos enhances audio power, delivering a wider audio range
  • Good video playback quality
  • Decent call quality
  • Decent battery life
  • 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
  • Good speed/performance (though multi-tasking performance is a notch below the Redmi 3s Prime because of lesser RAM)
  • Decent camera
  • Excellent battery life - easily lasts a day and a half in regular use
  • Fast, accurate fingerprint sensor
  • Good audio quality
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • A bit heavy to hold the device as it weighs 229gms
  • 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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