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The battle between Xiaomi and Samsung continues – and today, we are comparing two similar models in terms of features and size – Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 vs. Samsung Galaxy J7 2016. So, what do they have to offer?

First of all, it’s important to state that both of these phones have been released a few months ago. The J7 2016 release date happened in April this year, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was released two months before that.

redmi note 3 vs galaxy j7

Both of the smartphones represent the newest features and technology that adapts to Android – but also offers a lot of unique features. The Redmi Note 3 and Galaxy J7 2016 both weigh around 170 grams and both feature a 5,5 inch screen with around 72% screen-to-body ratio. However, the amazing pixel density in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (403 ppi) outperforms J7’s pixel power of only 267ppi accordingly.



When it comes to the chipset, both of the phones are powered on a quad-core chip. However, the Galaxy J7 2016 has a 1.6 Ghz Cortex A53 compared to the same, yet smaller 1.4 Ghz chip found in the Redmi Note 3. Aside from that, the Galaxy J7 2016 packs an octa-core 1.6 Ghz Cortex A53 as well, making it a winner in this category.

The camera comparison between the Redmi Note 3 and the Galaxy J7 features two different cameras, however with similar features. Although the Galaxy J7 2016 has a 13 megapixel camera, the Redmi Note 3’s 16 megapixel camera supports quote the same features – plus a panorama feature. The secondary camera is very similar, and both of them support a 1080p video at 30 frames per second.

redmi note 3 vs galaxy j7

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 can be found in two internal storage variations of 16GB and 32GB – powered with 2GB and 3GB RAM feature accordingly. On the other hand, the Galaxy J7 2016 comes with a single internal storage variation of 16GB and 2GB RAM accordingly.

The battery is believed to perform better and last longer on the Galaxy J7 2016 model according to some tests, however the Redmi Note 3 has a powerful 4000 mAh battery, which only flaw may be the fact that it is non-removable, opposite from the J7 model.

Last but not least, is the price of these two 2016 smartphones. And this is definitely the best time for both of them to shine. With a price of around $220, both phones offer a great value for money. Having in mind that they are very similar when it comes to the features, there is no solid winner here – and both of them will undoubtedly secure their spot on the market.

Which one do you prefer – The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 or the Galaxy J7 2016? Tell us your opinion in the comments!

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