Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi today launched their new mid range smartphone in India named as the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro. This Redmi phone is a looker. It is beautifully designed device from all the angels. It also has some great specs on board. The true competitor to this phone are Lenovo’s K4 Note and Coolpad’s Note 3 & Le Eco’s Le 1s. All these smartphones have nearly similar specifications. Let’s compare all four mid-range titans.
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LeEco Le 1S vs Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K4 Note vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3:
Design or aesthetics are the very first impression of any object in the world. This is what we call ‘First impression’ and if a device is good looking,many will fall for that device. Now we have three competitors for this category but winner will be only one.
While Coolpad’s note 3 is the device which was launched in 2015 & other two are launched in 2016.Coolpad Note 3 is having a very neat & simple design with plastic body which doesn’t feel cheap.So Note 3 from Coolpad won’t get any crown.
Now comes Lenovo K4 Note which also doesn’t have a full metal body but it’s back looks more premium compared to Coolpad Note 3. It has metal frame on sides.
We have another device which is new entrant in this comparison is from LeEco & is called LeEco 1S. This is a full metal device and just 7.5mm slim.
Now we have a new device in this comparison. This device is definitely a very good looking for the price they are asking. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is also having metal built. It is having a full metal unibody design but it’s not as slim as Le Eco Le 1s because of it’s huge battery capacity.
In terms of display the Coolpad Note 3 is having a 5.5″ HD(1280x720p) IPS LCD display on top of it. It has great viewing angle.
The second device is Lenovo K4 Note which also has 5.5 inch display but with a better resolution of 1080p.
Now we have the 3rd device also from LeEco named as Le 1S . it also has 5.5″ Full HD(1920x1080p) display.
The newest entrant in this comparison is also having a Full HD display but it has some more features also. It is the first display in India in this price segment to carry a new technology that give us much better viewing in sunlight.
So Xiaomi Redmi Note 3,Lenovo K4 Note & LeEco Le 1S have an edge over Coolpad Note 3.
Holla!! This is the most searched & demanded department coupled with the processor of a device. These two aspects are very important in the performance of any device.
The Coolpad Note 3 is having massive 3GB of DDR3 RAM in it.
Now if we talk about other devices, then the Lenovo K4 Note also has 3GB of DDR3 RAM.
But LeEco Le 1S also has the same amount of DDR3 RAM . So this is the department where all the smartphones are equal on paper.
But in this department, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is having something different from others. It is actually having two variants. One with 2GB of RAM & the other is with 3GB of RAM & off course their prices are different.
The Lenovo K4 Note is powered by MediaTek Mt 6753 Quad Core 64-Bit processor with a frequency of 1.3GHz. Coolpad Note 3 is also having the same processor with same frequency.
But we have LeEco’s Le 1S smartphone which is a clear winner with 2.2GHz MediaTek Helio X10 Octa Core processor.
Now we have the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. It is having Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 650 processor. It’s the first phone in the world to have Snapdragon 650 processor. As per benchamarks & other comparison results, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 is much better than MediaTek’s Helio X10 processors.
The Coolpad Note 3 is having 16GB of internal storage in it which can be expanded using a micro SD card.
The other smartphone, Lenovo K4 Note is also having the same 16GB storage with Micro Sd card slot.
The third smartphone we have is having something different in terms of storage. It has 32GB of inbuilt storage but we don’t have any Micro Sd card slot for further memory expansion.
Our new comer Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is having two variants even in the storage department. The 2GB RAM variant is having 16GB of internal storage while the 3GB RAM variant is having 32GB of internal storage..
All the 3 devices are equipped with 13MP cameras on the back & 5MP cameras on the front but except the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. But apart from this, the LeEco & Lenovo have some additional features in their cameras like PDAF, 4K recording in LeEco 1S etc.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is having 16MP camera on the back with PDAF as well as dual tone LED flash.
Our phone is nothing without a good battery. So it is always welcomed to have a good amount of battery. while software also plays very important role in battery drain.
The first device we have is Coolpad Note 3 which is equipped with 3000 mAh battery in it which is proven to be good performer because of the 720p display.
The other competitor we have is Lenovo K4 Note from Chinese manufacturer Lenovo. It is well performer in terms of battery with the massive battery in it.
The third device we have to compare is LeEco Le 1S. The LeEco Le 1S is having 3000 mAh battery which should be ok considering the display of 1080p.
The next competitor is Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. This smartphone comes with a massive battery inside it which is of 4050mAh with Quick Charge.
Operating System :
While all the three smartphones run Android Lollipop but they all have different customized UI on top of it.
The Coolpad Note 3 runs Android Lollipop 5.1 based on Cool UI 6.0 which is a custom skin from the company.
The Lenovo K4 Note also runs Android Lollipop 5.1 in it but it also has company’sown skin on it . The UI of Lenovo K4 Note is named as Vibe UI 2.5 .
The third & last smartphone of this comparison is LeEco Le 1S. this phone also runs Android Lollipop 5.0 based on company’s custom UI called as EUI 5.5 .
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 runs Android Lollipop 5.1.1 based on MIUI 7.
For better understanding of the comparison, kindly refer to the below given chart,
|Features||Coolpad Note 3||Lenovo K4 Note||LeEco Le 1S||Xiaomi Redmi Note 3|
|Dimensions||151 x 77 x 9.3 mm||153.6 x 76.5 x 9.15~3.8mm||151.1x 74.2 x 7.5mm||150x76x8.65 mm|
|Display||5.5-inch HD(1280x720p)||5.5-inch Full HD (1920x1080p)||5.5-inch Full HD (1920x1080p)||5.5-inch Full HD (1920x1080p)|
|Processor||Octa-core 1.3 GHz Mediatek MT6753 64 bit||Octa-core 1.3 GHz Mediatek MT6753 64 bit||2.2 GHz MediaTek Helo X10 Octa Core 64 bit||1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 650|
|Storage||16GB (expandable)||16GB||32GB(non expandable)||16GB/32GB,Expandable|
|Rear camera||13-megapixel (Auto Focus)||13-megapixel (Auto Focus, PDAF)||13-megapixel (PDAF, 4K video recording)||16MP, PDAF|
|Battery||3,000 mAh||3,300 mAh||3000 mAh (fast charging)||4050 mAh , Quick Charge|
|Connectivity||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE||Dual SIM , 4G LTE||Hybrid Dual Sim,4G LTE, VoLTE,5 Bands 4G|
|Operating System||Android Lollipop 5,1 based on Cool UI 6.0||Android 5.1 on top of Vibe UI 2.5||Android Lollipop 5.0 based on EUI 5.5||Android Lollipop 5.1.1 based on MIUI 7|
|Others||Fingerprint sensor||Fingerprint sensor||Fingerprint sensor, USB Type C||Fingerprint Sensor, Infrared Sensor|
|Price||Rs 8999||Rs 11999||Rs. 10999||Rs. 9999(2GB/16GB), 11999(3GB/32GB)|