OnePlus 3  Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (3GB RAM, 32GB) 
OnePlus 3 Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
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Excellence Score
64.3
26.8
Value for Money Score
69.3
67.1
Price Rs. 27,999 onwards Rs. 11,945 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jun, 2016 Mar, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 6.0, Upgradeable to 8.0 Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 7.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features Optic AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Night Mode Display IPS LCD, Sunlight Display, Reading Mode, Night Mode
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2.2 GHz 1.8 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Hexa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 Qualcomm Snapdragon 650
GPU Adreno 530 Adreno 510
RAM 6 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 16.0 MP 16.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (4K) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Sony IMX 298 Sensor, Optical Image Stabilization, Phase Detection Auto Focus, Dual-LED Flash, 1/2.6" Sensor Size, 1.12 um Pixel Size, EIS, F/2.0 Aperture, Slow Motion Video, RAW Image Support, Auto-HDR, Dynamic Denoise, Manual Control, Clear Image 5-element Lens, F/2.0 Aperture, 78 degree wide-angle, Two-tone Flash, Auto Detects Room Color Temperature, Panorama, Straighten, Manual Mode, Scene Mode, Timer, HDR
Secondary Camera 8.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Full HD Video Recording, F/2.0 Aperture, EIS, Smile Capture, Sony IMX179 Sensor, 1.4 um Pixel Size Full HD Video Recording, F/2.0 Aperture, Beautify with 36 smart beauty profiles, Face Recognition
Internal Memory 64 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 32 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness 7.35 mm 8.65 mm
Weight 158 gm 164 gm
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh 4050 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A 264 hrs
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Other Battery Parameters N/A Music Playback Time: 60 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other Features Alert Slider; Gesture Control (Display On + Display Off); Fast Battery Charging: 60% in 30 min (Dash Charge); DLNA; NFC; WiFi Direct; USB Type-C; Noise Filtration WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; USB On-The-Go; FM Recording; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Excellent build quality
  • Premium, high-end aluminum unibody design that gives the phone a truly elevated aesthetic compared to its predecessors
  • Super sleek at 7.35mm
  • Chamfered details around the display and charging port catch and reflect light to add to the looks
  • OnePlus' useful notification toggle is carried over from the previous OnePlus device, and is handy as ever
  • Bright, sharp AMOLED display
  • Oxygen OS UI keeps things nice, simple, and close to stock Android, is quite stable, and adds useful touches like the "shelf" homescreen, as well as handy customization options for power users - overall it works very well, and doesn't include any bloatware
  • Breathtaking, and flagship-beating performance backed by powerful hardware and an astounding 6GB of RAM
  • Excellent heat management - the phone doesn't get hot even when put under high stress levels
  • Very good camera, that compares well with the top flagship phones
  • Camera interface is fast, minimalistic, and intuitive
  • Support for 4K video, as well as time-lapse and slow-motion movies
  • Front camera is excellent too
  • Good battery life that is helped by good software optimizations - lasts the whole day even with heavy use
  • Super quick charging battery (OnePlus calls it "Dash Charging") that can completely charge the phone from 0 to 100% in a little more than 1 hour, beating other "quick charging" phones by a good margin
  • Incredibly fast and accurate fingerprint sensor
  • Decent loudspeaker, with good volume levels
  • Excellent audio quality via headphones
  • On the whole, the OnePlus 3 is easily one of the best and most well-rounded Android phones ever made, and the fact that it manages to be so at a price well below current flagship devices, makes it nothing short of exceptional
  • 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
2-minute Review [Negatives]

No Major Negatives!

  • Camera is pretty decent, but could have been better
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