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Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Mi Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 X13Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Xiaomi Mi Note 3 X16Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A

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!


13 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)
Mi Note 3 (128GB)vsGalaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
 32%32%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4
 113%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (111GB user available)vs64GB (52GB user available)
 4%4%
+Lighter
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
 4%4%
+Thinner
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 97%97%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs(back) 12.2MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930AvsMi Note 3 (128GB)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 28%28%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
515 PPIvs401 PPI
 4%4%
+Larger screen
5.7"vs5.5"
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 50%50%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (front-mounted) / Fingerprint
3500 mAh
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4 / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
ModelMi Note 3 (128GB)Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
Also known asXiaomi Note 3 MCE8AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 7 N930A, Galaxy Note 6
Country or region availableVarious (International)USA
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2017August, 2016
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 152.6 millimeters (2.91 x 6.01 in)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareXiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 512 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (111GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (52GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~79% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.6 52mm AF 2x-zoom)
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.5" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
Front camera16 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue
- MIUI 10
- Quick Charge 3.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice
- Fast battery charging
- PMA wireless charging
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5m and 30min
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 days
Standbyfeature not registered18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N930A
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.5 W/Kg (head) | 1.54 W/Kg (body)0.65 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered