Coolpad Note 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Comparison [With Video]

Coolpad has just launched its latest flagship smartphone- Note 5, in India. Packed with top-notch specifications, it carries a price tag of Rs. 10,999. It will compete with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 which offers similar specs. Read on to find out how Coolpad Note 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 compare with each other in terms of design, specifications, features and more.

Coolpad Note 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Comparison

Coolpad Note 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Comparison

Device/Feature Coolpad Note 5 Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
Price Rs. 10,999 Rs. 9,999 / Rs. 11,999
Processor Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Cool UI 8.0 Android Lollipop with MIUI 7
Display 5.5-inch Full HD IPS (1920×1080 pixels resolution, 401ppi pixel density, 2.5D curved glass) 5.5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution)
RAM 4GB 2GB/3GB
ROM 32GB (expandable up to 64GB via microSD card) 16GB/32GB (expandable up to 32GB via microSD card)
Rear Camera 13 mega pixel with dual LED flash, Auto Focus, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, CMOS sensor 16 mega pixel, dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture
Front Camera 8 mega pixel with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens  5 mega pixel
Battery 4010mAh with Quick Charge support 4050mAh
Connectivity Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes

Design

Both Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Coolpad Note 5 flaunt their premium metallic designs. They come with metal unibody and feature a fingerprint sensor on the back. The Redmi Note 3 also has an IR blaster that lets users control compatible appliances. The Coolpad Note 5 is slightly larger and wider than the Redmi Note 3.

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Display

Both phones feature 5.5-inch Full HD displays with 1920×1080 pixels resolution.

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Processor & RAM

The Coolpad Note 5 packs an cta-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. It houses 32GB of internal memory and supports expandable storage up to 64GB via microSD card. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is equipped with a hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. There is also a 2GB RAM+16GB variant of the Redmi Note 3. The Coolpad Note 5 has more RAM compared to the Redmi Note 3 and promises smooth multitasking experience.

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Camera

For photography lovers, the Coolpad Note 5 sports a 13 mega pixel primary camera with dual LED flash, Auto Focus, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens and CMOS sensor. There is also an 8 mega pixel front facing camera with LED flash. The Redmi Note 3 sports a 16 mega pixel rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF and f/2.2 aperture. It packs a 5 mega pixel front shooter.

Battery

The Coolpad Note 5 packs a 4010mAh battery while Redmi Note 3 comes with a 4050mAh battery.

Software

The Coolpad Note 5 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system wrapped under Cool UI 8.0 while Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 runs Android Lollipop with MIUI 7.

Price

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 carries a price tag of Rs. 11,999 for the 3GB RAM variant and Rs. Rs. 9,999 for 2GB RAM variant. The Coolpad Note 4 will be available for Rs. 10,999.

Verdict

The Coolpad Note 5 offers more RAM but a slower chipset while the Redmi Note 3 has less RAM but a faster chipset. Furthermore, the Coolpad Note 5 sports an 8 mega pixel front shooter with LED flash for better selfies in low lighting conditions. The Redmi Note 3, on the other hand, comes with a rear camera with resolution of 16 mega pixel which is more than 13 mega pixel rear camera of the Coolpad Note 5. Both smartphones offer top of the line specs, unibody metal design, fingerprint sensor and more at affordable price. Both are power packed smartphones that promise great value for money.

Coolpad Note 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Comparison Video

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