The Lenovo K5 Note and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 are two big-sized smartphones that have been released in January and February 2016, respectively. Today we will compare their specs to see if they have anything in common and pick a winner.
The Lenovo K5 Note measures 152×75.7×8.5mm and weights 165 grams. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is slightly thicker and lighter as it measures 150x76x8.7mm and weights 164 grams. Both phablets have a full metal body with curved sides and a fingerprint scanner located under the rear camera, but the only difference is that the line at the top of the K5 Note’s back runs “through” the middle of the camera.
Both phablets have a 5.5-inch screen with a Full HD resolution, but the Lenovo K5 Note uses a LTPS IPS LCD panel that offers a pixel density of 401 ppi, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comes with an IPS LCD panel that supports a lower pixel density of 403 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Lenovo K5 Note features a Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.8GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.0GHz, a Mali-T860MP2 graphics card and 3GB or 4GB of RAM. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has a Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 chipset, a dual-core Cortex A72 CPU clocked at 1.8GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.4GHz, an Adreno 510 graphics card and 2GB or 3GB of RAM.
The Lenovo K5 Note has been released with an internal storage of 32GB which you can expand up to 256GB using a microSD card. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comes in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB, but you can expand it up to 256GB using a microSD card.
The Lenovo K5 Note sports a primary camera of 13MP that features phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, face detection, HDR and a secondary camera of 8MP. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has a primary camera of 16MP that features dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, HDR, panorama, touch focus, face detection and a secondary camera of 5MP.
The Lenovo K5 Note is powered by a non-removable battery of 3500 mAh, which is weaker than the 4000 mAh non-removable battery that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comes with.
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