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Meizu MX3 16GB vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Meizu MX3 vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Meizu MX3 16GB
5.1"
TFT

1080x1800

8
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Octa

2400
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Meizu MX3 X20Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


07 Advantages Meizu MX3 16GB
MX3 16GBvsRedmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
 31%31%
+Lighter
143 grams (5.01 ounces)vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
 3%3%
+Thinner
9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1800 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 52%52%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
412 PPIvs271 PPI
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHLvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

20 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)vsMX3 16GB
 58%58%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.6Ghz 32bit Octa-Core
 75%75%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (21GB user available)vs16GB (12GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD
 22%22%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.1"
 50%50%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 12MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 11%11%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 2.1MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 6 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 108%100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs2400 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsHTML, XHTML
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

22 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) / 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0 / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Gorilla Glass 3 / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresMeizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
ModelMX3 16GBRedmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Also known asMeizu MX3 M055, Meizu MX3 M355, Meizu MX-3, Meizu MX 3Xiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459IN
Country or region availablefeature not registeredIndiaVarious (International)
BrandMeizuXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2013September, 2019
Depth9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)71.9 x 139 millimeters (2.83 x 5.47 in)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)
Weight143 grams (5.01 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Meizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatfeature not registered
HardwareMeizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5410 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A15
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX544 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB user available)32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMeizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.1" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1800 pixels720x1520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)412 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataMeizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandTri-Band 850/900/1800Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800, M355: 900/1800CDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/2100, M355: TD-SCDMA2000, TD-SCDMA1900Global, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingMeizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraMeizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Main camera8 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraMeizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Front camera2.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaMeizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesMeizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsMeizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Flyme OS 3.0 UI
- Sony IMX179 sensor camera
- Chinese and English languages
- WiFi direct
- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- 19:9 display
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyMeizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity2400 mAh5000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered18W
Talk time840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days
Standby23580 minutes | 393 hours | 16.4 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Meizu MX3 16GBXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered