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Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB) vs Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Mi Note 3 vs Apple iPad mini 3 devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPad mini 3 X25Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Xiaomi Mi Note 3 X08Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)

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!


25 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)
Mi Note 3 (64GB)vsiPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
 137%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 5 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs16GB (11GB user available)
 109%100%
+Lighter
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs341 grams (11.94 ounces)
 24%24%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
401 PPIvs324 PPI
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 33%33%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 12 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 1.2MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Vibrating alertvsNot supported
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 4vsNot supported

08 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)vsMi Note 3 (64GB)
 1%1%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD IPS
 52%52%
+Higher resolution screen
1536x2048 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 44%44%
+Larger screen
7.9"vs5.5"
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
 81%81%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
6350 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported

17 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
ModelMi Note 3 (64GB)iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Also known asXiaomi Note 3 MCE8Verizon iPad Mini 3 A1600 (4G LTE + CDMA)
Country or region availableVarious (International)USA
BrandXiaomiApple
Release dateSeptember, 2017October, 2014
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 152.6 millimeters (2.91 x 6.01 in)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)341 grams (11.94 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 NougatiOS 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 12
HardwareXiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 512 650MhzPowerVR G6430 MP4
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (11GB user available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayXiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size5.5" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1536x2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
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 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.6 52mm AF 2x-zoom)
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 only main camera
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Front camera16 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4A
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
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
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- MIUI 10
- Quick Charge 3.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black on gray, White on silver, Gold
- Apple SIM only USA and UK
- Oleophobic coating on Retina display
- Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)
- Aluminium body
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- iCloud cloud service
- Twitter and Facebook
- Lightning connector port
- OpenGL ES 3.0
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh6350 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (64GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 16GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.5 W/Kg (head) | 1.54 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered