In-line with all the rumors and leaks, the smartphone comes with a dual rear camera same as the Honor 8 and Huawei P9. The handset has some impressive specifications and comes with an impressive price tag, same as the Honor 5X.
Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 3 at the start of this year and has been the best-selling budget smartphone in the country till date. Here's how the both smartphones go against each other in terms of specifications.
Both have 5.5-inch 1080p Displays
To keep them in the budget segment, both the vendors have added 1080p displays on both the smartphones. Also, both of them has curved 2.5D glass, which makes them look more premium.
Slightly Powerful Processor in the Honor 6X
The Redmi Note 3 ships with an hexacore Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor with all the cores clocked at 1.8GHz. The newly announced Honor 6X comes with the company's own Kirin 655 chipset, which is an octa-core one with four clocked at 1.2GHz and the remaining four clocked at 1.7GHz.
Honor 6X has 4GB of RAM Variant
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 also comes in two variants, but the higher variant has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage and another variant with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal. Both the smartphones have support for expandable storage via the hybrid microSD card slot.
Dual Rear Camera on the Honor 6X
Huawei launched two flagship phones with dual cameras- Huawei P9 and the Honor 8 and they impressed most of the shutterbugs. The company also included the dual camera system on the Honor 6X. One camera comes with a 12MP sensor and the other one comes with a 2MP sensor for achieving the depth of field and background blur. The Redmi Note 3 comes with a single 16MP rear camera with support for PDAF and a LED flash.
The Honor 6X has a slightly bigger and better 8MP front-facing camera than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. The camera department definitely goes to Honor 6X for its dual camera system.
Bigger Battery on Redmi Note 3
The Redmi Note 3 comes with a slightly bigger 4,050mAh battery than the Honor 6X's 3,340mAh battery. The Redmi Note 3 is the best budget smartphone in terms of battery life. The Xiaomi phone wins the race in terms of battery.