Know the Differences : Redmi 3S vs Redmi 3X

Specs Comparison redmi 3s vs 3x

Are there any discrepancies between Xiaomi Redmi 3S and Redmi 3X? Yes of course it is. But what are they? Before we talk more about the differences, let’s talk a little bit about each phone type. Xiaomi has announced and made available Redmi 3 and recently two more modified and cheaper variants of the phone have emerged. Both phone variants are Redmi 3S and Redmi 3X.

Both variants have similar form factor and weight since both are using the same battery capacity, 4100 mAh. Moreover, the same chipset, Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430, is planted in both Redmi 3S and Redmi 3X. Talking about their camera, both have the same 13 MP camera sensor on their rear side. Here’s the side-by-side comparison to see the similarities and differences of Redmi 3S and Redmi 3X.

Also read : Xiaomi Yi 4K vs GoPro Hero4.

Redmi 3X vs Redmi 3S

Specifications Redmi 3X Redmi 3S
Announced June 2016 June 2016
Dimensions (mm) 139.70 x 69.70 x 8.50 139.30 x 69.60 x 8.50
Weight (g) 146 144
Battery 4100 mAh 4100 mAh
Removable battery No No
Colors availability Silver, Gold Gery, Silver, Gold
Screen display Touchscreen Touchscreen
Screen size 5.00 inches 5.00 inches
Screen resolution 720×1280 pixels 720×1280 pixels
Screen pixel density ~294 ppi ~294 ppi
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53
Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 505 Adreno 505
RAM 2GB 2GB or 3GB
Storage 32GB 16GB or 32GB
MicroSD Yes – up to 128GB Yes – up to 128 GB
Rear camera 13 MP – f/2.0 13 MP – f/2.0
Camera features phase detection autofocus
LED flash
Geo-tagging
touch focus
face/smile detection
HDR
panorama
phase detection autofocus
LED flash
Geo-tagging
touch focus
face/smile detection
HDR
panorama
Video recording Full HD 1080p@30fps Full HD 1080p@30fps
Front camera 5 MP – f/2.2 5 MP – f/2.2
Android ROM MIUI 7 MIUI 7
Android OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Wifi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP v4.1, A2DP
GPS / Glonass Yes Yes
Headphones 3.5 mm 3.5 mm
SIM Dual SIM Dual SIM
Networks 2G / 3G / 4G LTE 2G / 3G / 4G LTE
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
Compass No No
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes

So, have you known the differences? Yup, both have only slight differences. There is one more thing, while Redmi 3X is available only through China Unicom, the Redmi 3S is not. You can buy Redmi 3s (even right now) through GearBest for as low as $156 with Free shipping to several major countries in the world like USA, India, and even Indonesia. Just be quick because the promo will end soon.

UPDATE: Promo information

Redmi 3S Promo

Colors and Prices

Redmi 3S is available in several color variants:

Note: prices are subject to change.