Our Opinion

The Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro is a slightly better phone than the Xiaomi Redmi 4 (2GB RAM, 16GB), and is also slightly better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro!

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro  Xiaomi Redmi 4 (2GB RAM, 16GB) 
Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro Xiaomi Redmi 4
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Excellence Score
19.7
18.6
Value for Money Score
66.0
65.2
Price ₹ 7,490 onwards ₹ 6,999 onwards
Launch Date (India) Apr, 2017 May, 2017
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1 LollipopLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Upgradeable to 8.1 OreoLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels
Scratch Resistant Display Yes
Display Features Super AMOLED IPS LCD, 2.5D Curved Glass, Reading Mode, Night Display
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.5 GHz 1.4 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name Spreadtrum Qualcomm Snapdragon 435Ranked #75 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU N/A Adreno 505
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB USB
Primary Camera 8.0MP 13.0MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features F/2.2 Aperture 5P Lens, F/2.0 Aperture, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), Low Light Enhancement, HDR, Panorama, Burst mode, Face Recognition, Real-time Filters
Secondary Camera 5.0MP 5.0MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.2 Aperture Beautify, F/2.2 Aperture, Selfie Countdown, Face Recognition, Real-time Filters
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 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 GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness 7.9 mm 8.65 mm
Weight 138 gm 150 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh 4100 mAh
Battery Standby N/A 432 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 13.00 hrs N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters Internet Usage Time (3G): upto 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (4G): upto 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): upto 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: upto 11 hrs, Audio Playback Time: upto 53 hrs N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features S-bike Mode; NFC; FM Recording Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives] N/A
  • Top-notch build quality
  • The polished all-metal back of the Redmi 4 makes this phone look more premium than its predecessor (and actually more similar to the more expensive Redmi Note 4)
  • Compact, and quite usable with just one hand - fits well in the hand
  • Fingerprint sensor works well, and is conveniently located
  • Nice 5-inch HD (720x1280) IPS display with 2.5D curved-edge glass - bright, sharp, and with decent viewing angles
  • Xiaomi's MIUI skin is one of the more refined Android UIs - it is clean, polished, and has a bunch of added functionality - Dual Apps, Quick Ball, One-handed mode, Child Mode, Second Space
  • Decent overall performance - on par with those of other phones powered by the Snapdragon 430 series processor
  • Good video playback performance
  • Nice attention to detail overall - such as a protective ring around the camera lens
  • Decent rear camera - a definite improvement over the Redmi 3S - is quick at focusing, and images are fairly detailed and sharp
  • Video recording at 720p and 1080p is decent too
  • Decent front camera - pictures taken in good light have a good amount of detail and decent colour tone
  • Decent call quality
  • Good audio quality
  • Excellent battery life - with moderate use, lasts up to 2 days - there are also power saving modes to help squeeze more life out of each charge
2-minute Review [Negatives] N/A
  • Camera performance is improved, but ordinary low-light shots and slow processing in HDR mode still leave something to be desired
  • The hybrid dual-SIM, combined with a limited 16GB of storage means that if you need both the Dual SIM functionality, as well as a memory card, you will be left with no option
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