Samsung Galaxy Note 3  Xiaomi Redmi Note 
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Launch Date (India)Sep, 2013Dec, 2014
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.3, Upgradeable to 5.0Android 4.2
Screen Size5.7 inches5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 386 pixels per inch)720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesSuper AMOLED, Scratch ResistantIPS, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Processor1.9 GHz1.7 GHz
Processor NameExynos 5 Octa 5420 (1.9 GHz Quad Core + 1.3 GHz Quad Core)Mediatek MT6592
GPUMali-T628 MP6Mali-450
RAM3 GB2 GB
Secondary Camera2.0 MP5.0 MP
Internal Memory32 GB8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GBup to 32 GB
FM RadioYes
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Thickness8.3 mm9.45 mm
Weight168 gm199 gm
Battery Capacity3200 mAh3100 mAh
Battery StandbyN/A775 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)490 hrsN/A
Battery Talktime (3G)20.00 hrsN/A
Other Battery ParametersN/AInternet use (on 3G network): 14 hrs, Internet use (on 2G network): 38 hrs, Music Playback Time: 60 hrs
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Good build quality
  • Textured back provides a good hand feel
  • Brilliant display with Full HD resolution, vibrant colors, excellent contrast, good brightness level, and wide viewing angles
  • Android with TouchWiz UI
  • Brilliant, slick performance
  • Fantastic note taking features
  • Tons of dedicated 'S Pen' Apps
  • Useful software add-ons like Reading Mode, Popup video, Multi-Window display
  • Excellent audio quality (via headphones)
  • Excellent video playback
  • Good camera
  • Great battery life
  • Excellent call quality
  • Good build quality
  • The phone has rounded corners, which sit well in the palm
  • Good, vibrant display
  • Easy-to-understand MIUI interface over Android
  • Very good speed/performance
  • Useful lite mode for people who might not be too tech-savvy
  • Good camera
  • Dual-SIM capability
  • Good call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Big phone, not easy to carry around in your pocket, and uncomfortable for single-handed use
  • The interface loaded with tons of features, can be a bit overwhelming
  • Mediocre loudspeaker
  • Bulky
  • Glossy plastic back is a fingerprint magnet
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