The difference between a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro is almost negligible, especially in terms of design. But when you look at the specs in depth, it becomes obvious that Redmi 3 Pro falls short in certain specifications. But this isn’t always bad.
Redmi Note 3 Specifications
- Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650; Quad-core 1.4 GHz; Adreno 510
- 16 GB, 2 GB RAM; 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
- 150 x 76 x 8.7 mm; 164 g
- IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 5.5 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels
- 16 MP primary camera, f/2.0, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
- 5 MP secondary camera, f/2.0, 1080p
Redmi 3 Pro Specifications
- Qualcomm MSM8939v2 Snapdragon 616; Quad-core 1.5 GHz; Adreno 405
- 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
- 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5 mm; 144 g
- IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 5 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels
- 13 MP primary camera, f/2.0, LED flash
- 5 MP secondary camera, f/2.2, 1080p@30fps
Based on specifications and features, Redmi 3 Pro is lighter and smaller, although it won’t be obvious unless you take measurements. Now this isn’t exactly a disadvantage, because you might be one of those people who prefer a more lightweight mobile device than a heavier one. What is bad is that its IPS LCD display is not only smaller in size, but also has a lower resolution. Not very suitable if you’re very particular about a display’s resolution.
Another disadvantage is the chipset, which is considered the weaker of the two. Even when the RAM size is the same, the difference in the CPU will definitely have a noticeable effect on performance.
In the end, Redmi Note 3 is the better choice between the two. If both mobile devices were in a boxing ring, the Redmi 3 Pro is taking all the punches and will probably lose the game by TKO.
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