Benchmarks Real world tests of Xiaomi Mi-3 vs iPhone 5s

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Xiaomi Mi-3
iPhone 5s

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Xiaomi Mi-3
iPhone 5s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Xiaomi Mi-3

Reasons to consider the
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Much faster processor 2.36 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 80% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Significantly more battery capacity 3,050 mA·h vs 1,560 mA·h More than 95% more battery capacity
Store significantly more stuff 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1136 x 640 More than 2.8x higher resolution
Noticeably bigger screen 5" vs 4" 25% bigger screen
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Sharper screen 440 ppi vs 325 ppi More than 35% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Around 65% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Back view of Apple iPhone 5s

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Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 42.2 Mb/s More than 2.2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Lighter 112 g vs 145 g Around 25% lighter

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xiaomi Mi-3  vs
iPhone 5s 
Size 5" 4"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1136 x 640
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 440 ppi 325 ppi


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes No


Operating system Android 4.4.2 iOS 7
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

Xiaomi Mi-3  vs
iPhone 5s 
Weight 145 g 112 g
Thickness 8.1 mm 7.6 mm
Size 73.6 x 144 x 8.1 mm 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm


Clock speed 2.36 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
Internal storage 64 GB 16 GB

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 8 MP
Resolution 13 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 1.2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 3.5G 4G
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Capacity 3,050 mA·h 1,560 mA·h
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Hello Frd Watch Exclusive :
Xiaomi Mi 3 was officially released in December, 2013 out of India but it is finally released in India in July, 2014 The phone is powered by 4.4 KitKat android version. It comes with 13 megapixel camera, Quad-core processor, 2 GB of system storage, NFC, DLNA and GPS
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