Oct 11, 2016 12:31 PM EDT
Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro Review: The Affordable Phone is Serious about Performance; is It Better than Redmi 3S? [VIDEO]
Redmi 3 Pro and 3S are two flagships released by Xiaomi this year that offers similar specifications, but how do they compare in terms of performance?
Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro, Redmi 3S review: Design and display
Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro and Redmi 3S have a lot of features in common and are almost identical in design and build. Both handsets are equipped with 5-inch display screen witt 720 x 1280 pixels resolution at 294 ppi. Both have curvy edges and are sturdy as well. In terms of interface, Redmi 3 Pro uses MIUI 7 while Redmi 3S is a step ahead with its MIUI 8.
Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro, Redmi 3S review: Camera and battery
Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro and Redmi 3S sports a whopping 4100 mAh battery capacity with fast-charging feature. The optics department boasts 13MP rear camera and 5MP front-facing shooter. Furthermore, both handsets' rear cameras feature HDR mode, touch-focus and LED Flash. Xiaomi Although Redmi 3 Pro and Redmi 3S produces sharp images when taken in good lighting, the image colors becomes saturated when shot in low-light condition, NDTV has learned.
Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro, Redmi 3S review: Platform and performance
Redmi 3 Pro runs on Android Lollipop which can be upgradable to Marshmallow, while the Redmi 3S already runs Android Marshmallow out of the box, GSM Arena reported. When it comes to gaming performance, Redmi 3S is considerably better due to its Snapdragon 430 chipset, 2GB of RAM and 16GB ROM.
Aside from the faster CPU clock speed, 430 series offers slightly faster multi-tasking job than the Snapdragon 630 in Redmi 3 Pro.
Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro is priced at around $180 while Redmi 3S' price starts at $105. Redmi 3 Pro is a bit heftier than Redmi 3S, but given its bigger RAM and a decent processor, the former can be a solid choice over the latter.
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