Today we will compare the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, two smartphones that have been released in February and August 2016, respectively. If you want to know what changes have been made to the new model, then check out this comparison and see if it’s worth buying the new Redmi Note 4, or if its predecessor is good enough.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 measures 150x76x8.7mm and weights 164 grams. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is thicker and heavier, as it measures 151x76x8.4mm and weights 175 grams. Both devices have their bodies made of metal, they’re rounded on the edges and have a rear camera in the central top and a fingerprint scanner below, but the Redmi Note 4 has wider radio antenna bars.
Both devices come with an IPS LCD display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 features a Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 chipset, a dual-core Cortex A72 processor clocked at 1.8GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.4GHz, an Adreno 510 graphics card and 2GB or 3GB of RAM. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has a Mediatek MT6797 Helio X20 chipset, a deca-core processor clocked at 2.1GHz, a Mali-T880 MP4 graphics card and 2GB or 3GB of RAM.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has been released in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes also in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 64GB. Both smartphones offer a microSD card slot that supports memory cards up to 256GB, for storage expansion.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 sports a primary camera of 16MP that features dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has a primary camera of 13MP that features dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, HDR, panorama, face detection, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comes with a non-removable battery of 4050 mAh, which is slightly less powerful than the non-removable battery of 4100 mAh that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has.
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