Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Vs. Redmi Note 2: Is It Worth The Upgrade?

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Xiaomi just lately launched its new handset, the Redmi Note 3. Nevertheless, this comes three months after the launch of the Redmi Note 2, so what are the primary variations right here?
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Xiaomi has lately introduced a new smartphone, the Redmi Note 3. That is the corporate's first ever all-metallic phone and in addition its first smartphone to help a fingerprint scanner. For many who are unaware, the Redmi Note 3 ought to have been referred to as the Redmi Note 2 Professional, however Xiaomi modified the identify as a result of it did not need to confuse shoppers.

It also needs to be identified that the discharge of the Redmi Note 3 got here simply three months following the Redmi Note 2, a really odd timing. So the query proper now's how do each units stack up towards one another when it comes to specifications and design?

The two units have lots in widespread, to be trustworthy. This should not come as a shock as a result of the Redmi Note 3 ought to have been referred to as the Redmi Note 2 Professional, so clearly the similarities can be extra than simply minor.

From what we've got seen, each handsets sport a MediaTek's Helio X10 64-bit Octa-core processor and a 5.5-inch display. Additionally they include similar cameras, a 13-megapixel shooter on the again and a 5-megapixel shooter on the front.

Already there are not any vital variations, however that modifications the second the construct high quality is introduced into the equation. You see, the Redmi Note 2 has a polycarbonate design whereas the Redmi Note 3 is absolutely encased with metallic. Moreover, the Redmi Note 3 helps a fingerprint scanner, a hardware feature not discovered on the Redmi Note 2.

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Apparently sufficient, Xiaomi will launch two variations of the Redmi Note 3. One with 2 GB of RAM and the opposite with 3 GB of RAM. The Redmi Note 2 solely has a 2 GB variant, however with 16 and 32 GB internal storage variatns, the identical with its successor.

One other vital distinction we got here throughout these two smartphones is the battery. The Redmi Note 3 has a big 4,000 mAh battery whereas the Redmi Note 2 can solely muster 3,060 mAh. Additionally, the Redmi Note 3 is 8.65 mm thicker in comparison with the 8.3 mm thickness of the Redmi Note 2.

Because it stands, it's clear the similarities listed here are huge, and in addition that Xiaomi should not have named the Redmi Note 3 one thing else as a result of aside from the metallic exterior, there's not a lot vital distinction to the Redmi Note 2.

So, is it value upgrading? In all probability not until you need a metallic design with greater battery.

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