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What to choose, Redmi 3s or Redmi Note 3?

Xiaomi which is a Chinese Company known for its aggressive pricing, launched another good smartphone in India. Redmi 3s is a mid-range smartphone with quite powerful specifications. It sports a 5 inches 720 x 1280 IPS LCD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and 13 MP rear and 5 MP front shooter. It runs on Android Marshmallow (v6.0.1) with a 4100mAH battery, providing enough juice for it to run easily for a day.

Towards the end of the last year Xiaomi launched Redmi Note 3 which is a much powerful than Redmi 3s, but costs more than Redmi 3s. After the launch of Redmi 3s people are actually confused, which one to buy. Both phones have a lot of similarities between them, like the full metal body, fingerprint scanner etc. A quick comparison below would help you to pick the right one.


Redmi 3s sports a 5 inches 720 x 1280 IPS LCD screen while the Redmi Note 3 has a 5.5 inches 1080 x 1920 IPS LCD display.


Redmi 3s has a 13 MP rear camera while Redmi Note 3 has 16 MP rear camera, both the phones sport a 5 MP front facing shooter.


Redmi 3s has a 1.1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, while Redmi Note 3 has a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor.


Both the phones have two variants, one which has 16GB internal memory and 2GB RAM or 32GB internal memory and 3GB RAM.


Redmi 3s is priced 6,999 INR for the 16GB variant and 8,999 INR for the 32GB variant and Redmi Note 3 is priced 9,999 INR for the 16GB variant and 11,999 INR for the 32GB variant.

Conclusion: At the end there’s not much difference between these two phones except some. If you are fine with a less powerful processor, less Megapixel camera, a lower resolution display and hate giant screens, you should opt for Redmi 3s otherwise if you can spend an extra 3000 INR, Redmi Note 3 is the best option for you.