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Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite vs Apple Watch 3 (42mm)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite vs Apple Watch 3 smartwatches, differences, pros, cons and 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 (42mm)
1.65"
AMOLED

390x312

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

352
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Apple Watch 3 (42mm)

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Mi Watch Lite5 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Watch LitevsWatch 3 (42mm)14 Advantages Apple Watch 3 (42mm)
+22 grams (.77 ounces)141%
Lighter
vs53 grams (1.86 ounces)
+323 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs303 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
320x320 pixelsvs+390x312 pixels19%
Higher resolution screen
1.4"vs+1.65"18%
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+352 mAh53%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Hands-free callingAdvantage
Hands-free calling 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
Accelerometer
Barometer
Gyroscope
Heart rate
+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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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
ModelMi Watch LiteWatch 3 (42mm)
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 date12/10/20209/22/2017
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)36.4 x 42.5 millimeters (1.43 x 1.67 in)
Weight22 grams (.77 ounces)53 grams (1.86 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontStainless steel body, glass front, ceramic back
Protection against water and others5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
System versionProprietary OSWatchOS 4.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredWatchOS 5.0
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
Chipset32bit32bit - Apple S3 (28nm)
CPUSingle-Core, 1 processor:
Single-Core
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controller3D GPUPowerVR G6200
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
RAM memoryfeature not registered768MB LPDDR4
Internal storageNot supported16GB (10GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDAMOLED
Screen size1.4" inches1.65" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~44.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x320 pixels (1:1)390x312 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)323 PPI303 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedSapphire Glass
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display features350nits[typ]feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
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 supportedA1891 model (Europe,Australia):
UMTS 800/850/900/2100
A1861 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
UMTS 800/850/1700/1900
A1892 model (China):
UMTS 2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4
A1891 model (Europe,Australia):
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26)
A1861 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
LTE (Bands 2,4,5,12,13,17,18,19,25,26)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)
A1892 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

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
Loudspeakerfeature not registeredSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
USBNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFiNot supported802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
SensorsAccelerometer
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Pedometer
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity230 mAh352 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered18 hours
Standby240 hours (10 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing
MessagingSMS, E-mailSMS, E-mail
Hands-free callingNot supportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5Not supported
Antennafeature not registeredInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- 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

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Mi Watch LiteApple Watch 3 (42mm)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.35W/kg (head), 0.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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