Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: China’s Apple take down Korea’s leader

A couple of days after Samsung launched the Galaxy J2(6) and the Galaxy J Max smartphones in India, the company added two more smartphones for the price conscious consumers. The company introduced the Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro and On7 Pro in India, for Rs 9,190 and Rs 11,190 respectively.

The two new handsets are slightly upgraded variants of the last year's On5 and On7 smartphones. The new models retain the same design and bring similar specs, except for a few updates.

Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Speaking of the Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro, it is the bigger and slightly better model out of the two newly launched On series smartphones. In its price range, the phone will be competing against the likes of Xioami Redmi Note 3 that brings interesting specifications for Rs 12,999. We pit the Galaxy On7 Pro against the Redmi Note 3 to compare their specs and check which one offers more for its price:

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Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: Specs comparison

1080p vs 720p screen:

Both smartphones feature 5.5-inch display. However, the On7 Pro comes with a LCD screen of HD quality, packing in 720x1280 pixels resolution, whereas the Redmi Note 3 has FHD 1080p display, with Sunlight feature that increases the contrast automatically when used under bright light conditions.

Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

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Higher processing power:

The Galaxy On7 Pro handset is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset, which is an entry-level chipset that is standard for affordable smartphones. The quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU clocks at 1.2GHz and is paired with Adreno 306GPU. In comparison, the Redmi Note 3 features Qualcomm's Snapdragon 616 processor with octa-core ticking under the hood.

Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Redmi Note 3 brings 3GB RAM:

The new On7 Pro model boasts improved memory than the previous gen model. Its RAM has been bumped up from 1.5GB to 2GB, and internal storage goes to 16GB. The Redmi Note 3, on the other hand, features 3GB RAM teamed up with 32GB of internal storage. Both phone support microSD card with capacity going up to 128GB.

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Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Camera prowess:

In the imaging department, the Galaxy On7 Pro features a 13MP primary snapper with auto-focus and LED flash, on the other hand Redmi Note 3 boasts a 16 MP main snapper with dual-tone LED flash. Both phones feature 5 MP front-facing secondary cameras for selfies and other things.

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Marshmallow flavored software:

Samsung's newbie runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow wrapped under Samsung's own TouchWiz UX, with features such as S Bike mode and an Ultra Data Saving mode that have been tailor-made for the Indian market, Samsung claims. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 brings Android 5.1 Lollipop with MIUI 7.1 native skin on board. Xiaomi projects that the phone will receive MIUI 8 update on August 16, which will bring an array of new features and updates to the phone.

Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

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Connectivity options:

Both smartphones support dual LTE-enabled SIM slots, and other standard wireless connectivity features like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and GPS/AGPS.

Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro Vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Battery size or efficiency!

Redmi Note 3 packs in a 4,050mAh battery that is bigger than Samsung's 3000mAh battery. As far as battery performance is concerned, Samsung claims that its phone is more battery efficient and provides a day of battery on one time full battery charge. Xiaomi claims that its phone ensures that users gets best battery backup, even while multitasking and using heavy apps.

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Fingerprint scanner:

While fingerprint scanner is in fashion, and is seen on most Chinese smartphones in this price range, Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro doesn't feature fingerprint recognition technology.

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