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Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite vs Apple Watch 3 (38mm)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite vs Apple Watch 3 smartwatches, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite
1.4"
IPS

320x320

N/A
MP

N/A
RAM

32bit Single

230
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
1.5"
AMOLED

340x272

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

279
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Apple Watch 3 (38mm)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Mi Watch Lite6 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Watch LitevsWatch 3 (38mm)13 Advantages Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
+22 grams (.77 ounces)91%
Lighter
vs42 grams (1.47 ounces)
+320x320 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
vs340x272 pixels
+323 PPI11%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs290 PPI
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsNot supported
11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)vs+11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)4%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Stainless steel body, glass front, ceramic backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
260 thousandvs+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1.4"vs+1.5"7%
Larger screen
10 appsvs+1400000 apps (App Store)139999 times
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G LTE) 150 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
230 mAhvs+279 mAh21%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+SpeakerphoneAdvantage
Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasions
Not supportedvs+802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Sapphire GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

15 Common items in both devices
Not supported / 16GB (10GB available)
Capacitive
Multitouch
Not supported
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Barometer
+8 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
ModelMi Watch LiteWatch 3 (38mm)
Other model namesMi Watch Lite REDMIWT02, REDMI-WT02 (GPS)Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular (4G LTE) Stainless Steel
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiApple
Release dateDecember, 2020September, 2017
Depth11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Size (width x height)35 x 41 millimeters (1.38 x 1.61 in)33.3 x 38.6 millimeters (1.31 x 1.52 in)
Weight22 grams (.77 ounces)42 grams (1.47 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontStainless steel body, glass front, ceramic back
Protection against water and others50 meters waterproof50 meters waterproof
System (OS)Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
Operating systemProprietary OSWatchOS 4.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredWatchOS 5.0
HardwareXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
Chipset32bit32bit - Apple S3 (28nm)
CPU processorSingle-Core1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controller3D GPUPowerVR G6200
RAM memoryfeature not registered768MB LPDDR4
Internal storageNot supported16GB (10GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDAMOLED
Screen size1.4" inches1.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~44.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x320 pixels (1:1)340x272 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)323 PPI290 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedSapphire Glass
Display features350 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered150/50 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedA1889 model (Europe,Australia):
UMTS 800/850/900/2100

A1860 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
UMTS 800/850/1700/1900

A1890 model (China):
UMTS 2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4

A1889 model (Europe,Australia):
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26)

A1860 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
LTE (Bands 2,4,5,12,13,17,18,19,25,26)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)

A1890 model (China):
LTE (Bands 1,3)
TD-LTE (Bands 39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
MessagingSMS, E-mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneNot supportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing
CameraXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
Back camera (main camera)Not supportedNot supported
Main camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (primary)Not supportedNot supported
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedNot supported
Touch focusNot supportedNot supported
Image stabilizationNot supportedNot supported
ZoomNot supportedNot supported
Face/smile detectionNot supportedNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
2ª cameraXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
Front camera (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFiNot supported802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5Not supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Ivory
- Strap/bands: Black, Blue, Ivory, Olive
- 2.5D curved display
- Android/iOS compatible
- Watch faces (+200)
- Colors: Silver, Space black
- Sport band or leather bands (Hermès edition)
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
Power supplyXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity230 mAh279 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (38mm)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.29W/kg (head) | 0.15W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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