Xiaomi has released the Redmi Note 3 in January 2016, while the Redmi Note 4 was brought last month with small improvements. Today we will compare these two smartphones and let you decide which one of them suits your needs better.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 measures 150x76x8.7mm and weights 164 grams. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is slimmer and heavier as it measures 151x76x8.4mm and weights 175 grams. Both devices have a full metal body with rounded edges and a fingerprint scanner below the rear camera, but the Note 4 has wider radio antenna strips.
Both devices come with an IPS LCD display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, but the Note 3 offers a higher pixel density of 403ppi, compared to 401ppi, which supported by the screen of the Note 4.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 features a Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.4GHz and a dual-core Cortex A72 processor clocked at 1.8GHz, an Adreno 510 graphics card and 2GB of 3GB of RAM. The Note 4 is powered by a Mediatek MT6797 Helio X20 deca-core 2.1 GHz processor backed by Mali-T880 MP4 graphics and it also offers two variants of RAM.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has been released in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB, which you can expand up to 256GB using a microSD card. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 64GB, which are also expandable up to 256GB.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 sports a primary camera of 16MP that features dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, panorama, face detection and a secondary camera of 5MP. For some reason, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has been released with a weaker primary camera of 13MP that supports dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, face detection, geo-tagging, HDR, panorama, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP.
Both devices come with non-removable batteries. The Note 3 houses a 4000 mAh battery, while its successor has a slightly bigger battery of 4100mAh, which handles the more powerful processor.
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