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Let’s face it – Xiaomi is a name that we are hearing more and more every day. And while we are at it, their new Redmi Note 3 model has been a true bestseller ever since its official announcement at the start of this year. Aside from that, the iPhone 6S Plus has been a ‘killer’ when it comes to sales – breaking many records and being one of the bestselling phones of all time.

It is obvious that both of these phones are among the best one the marketplace and represent the ideal ‘bigger phone’ or a ‘phablet’ ready to handle a lot of things and apps without a problem.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

But how do both of these phone compare when it comes to features – and which is a better option to go for? We are reviewing them below.

iPhone 6S vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Comparison: General Information

The Redmi Note 3 is a bit smaller than the iPhone 6S Plus, and this is the first thing we noticed. It also weights 164 grams opposed to the 192-gram iPhone 6S Plus model. Shorter by a few millimeters on the sides, this difference is not at all a big one.

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The iPhone 6S and its unique 3D Touch feature.

Both of the phones have impeccable design. While the iPhone 6S Plus is known as the most beautifully designed phone on the market, the Redmi Note 3 is really unique. And although they run on different OS, their overall design is quite similar – balancing the same colors in a good way.



iPhone 6S vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Comparison: Features

When it comes to features, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is powered with a dual-SIM while the iPhone 6S has only one Nano SIM slot. The screen resolution is very similar on both of the phones, measuring the same 1080×1920 pixel format and more than 400 pixels per inch density. However, the iPhone 6S Plus outperforms the Redmi Note with its unique features such as Apple Pay, 3D Touch and Display Zoom.

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The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Aside from that, on paper, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 seems more powerful. The quad core 1.4 GHz Cortex A53 and dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex A72 seem like a powerful duo as opposted to the Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister the iPhone 6S Plus is proud of. This may mean a lot when it comes to playing games or processing 4K videos, although both of the phones may seamlessly perform these operations.

iPhone 6S vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Comparison: Camera

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comes with a powerful primary camera powered by 16 megapixels and with phase detection autofocus and dual-LED as well as dual tone flash. The iPhone, on the other hand, has a 12 megapixel camera with quote the same features – however with something more that makes the Apple cameras special.

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Taking pictures with the iPhone 6S Plus camera

When it comes to video, the Redmi Note 3 supports 1080 pixels with 30 frames per second, while the iPhone 6S Plus can easily shoot 2160 pixels at 30 fps as 4K video. This is the main difference setting it a step ahead.

So, Which One To Go For?

In the end, it’s simple. Both of these two phones make a great choice – so if you are an Android fan, you should go for the new Redmi Note 3. On the other hand, if you love iOS, settle in for the iPhone 6S Plus.

However, have in mind that in September – the iPhone 7 will be here and you may be desperate to try it out. Until then, enjoying the last Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 model may come as a great pleasure.

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