Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, yesterday launched its new Redmi Note 3 smartphone in their home market. This smartphone comes with full metal body, with fingerprint scanner on the back, just like Nexus 5X and Gionee's Elife E8 smartphones.
The Redmi Note 3 comes in two variants - 2GB RAM with 16GB inbuilt memory and 3GB RAM with 32GB inbuilt memory at a price of 899 Yuan (approx Rs. 9,340) and 1099 Yuan (approx Rs. 11,400) respectively. Moreover, the company also claimed that the 13MP rear camera comes with phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF), resulting in a quick focus of just 0.1 second.
However, at this price point, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 faces stiff competition against the recently launched Samsung Galaxy On7. To give a heads up about this phone, it has 5-inch display with 13MP rear camera capable of recording 1080p, 5MP front snapper.
So without wasting any time lets move on to the comparison and find out, which suits the best for you!
Redmi Note 3 comes with full metal body
Redmi Note 3 vs Galaxy On7: Form Factor
Here, the Redmi Note 3 has an edge over the On7 with a full metal body, with just 8.65mm in thickness 164grams in weight. While on the other hand, Samsung Galaxy On7 comes with low quality plastic body measuring 8.2 mm thickness and 172grams in weight.
Galaxy On7 offers HD display, while Redmi Note 3 offers Full HD display
Redmi Note 3 vs Galaxy On7: Display
On the display front, the mid ranger from the Samsung features a 5.5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Eventhough, the Redmi Note 3 shares the same display size, it offers Full HD display with 178-degree viewing angle at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Samsung comes with Snapdragon SoC and Redmi Note 3 with MediaTek SoC
Redmi Note 3 vs Galaxy On7: Processor
Known for its worth the money factor, Xiaomi had equipped the latest Octa Core MediaTek Helio X10 processor in the Redmi Note 3 along with PowerVR G6200 as GPU. On the other hand, the On7 is equipped with the infamous Snapdragon 410 SoC with Adreno 306 GPU under the hood.
Galaxy On7 comes with expandable storage option!
Redmi Note 3 vs Galaxy On7: Storage
Coming to the storage option, the Samsung Galaxy On7 is clubbed with 1.5GB RAM and 8GB of inbuilt ROM. In this department, the South Korean giant has advantage over the Redmi with expandable storage option up to 128GB.
On the flipside, the Redmi Note 3 comes in two variants - 2GB RAM with 16GB storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB storage.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 camera comes with extra features!
Redmi Note 3 vs Galaxy On7: Camera
Moving to the imaging factor, both the smartphones shares the similar specifications with 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 5MP front facing camera on board.
However, the Redmi Note 3 offers few features such as PDAF, 120fps slow-motion.
Redmi Note 3 has MIUI 7, On7 has Android 5.1.1
Redmi Note 3 vs Galaxy On7: Operating System
Every one knows, how cool is Xiaomi's MIUI! On the other hand Samsung's TouchWiz UI is slow, laggy and irritating on most occasions. Anyhow, the Redmi Note 3 is shipped with the recently rolled out MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop.
The Galaxy On7 comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box on top of TouchWiz UI.
Redmi Note 3 has bigger battery!
Redmi Note 3 vs Galaxy On7: Battery
In order to enhance the user experience through-out the day, Xiaomi has opted a enormous 4000mAh battery for its Redmi Note 3, while Samsung's Galaxy On7 is powered by a 3000mAh battery.
Redmi Note 3 vs Galaxy On7: Verdict
Both of these devices, comes almost under the same price range. On the whole, Redmi Note 3 offers more features like fingerprint scanner, Full HD display and Octa Core processor when compared to On7.
Unless and until if you are not a Samsung fanboy and want to experience good processor along with UI and limited storage option, then the Redmi Note 3 is, what you are looking for! If you are Samsung fanboy, we recommend you to go with the Galaxy On7.