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Xiaomi Mi Note 3

Specifications

Xiaomi Mi Note 3
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (Mi Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, glossy: yes
Storage
,  GB 
, 64/128 GB
Connections
Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.6 x 152.6 x 74 ( = 0.3 x 6.01 x 2.91 in)
Operating System
Android 7.1 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix
Weight
163 g ( = 5.75 oz / 0.36 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 79.87% - good
Average of 15 scores (from 28 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 76%, features: 85%, display: 83% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Xiaomi Mi Note 3

90% Xiaomi Mi Note 3: Exceptional images with all the bells and whistles
Source: DxOMark English
Looking to improve features and performance principally for Chinese consumers, Xiaomi has really upped its game for photography with the Mi Note 3. Compared to the Mi 5 and Mi 5S Plus (the last Xiaomi devices we tested), the Mi Note 3 shows significant signs of development, improving still photos in many areas and adding those desirable zoom and bokeh features, which are well-implemented. Our new challenging test scenes highlight some issues with texture on moving subjects, but in static scenes detail is good both outdoors and indoors, and autofocus is fast. When all is said and done, by offering premium flagship photography features and performance at a mid-range price point, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is a great choice for the budget-savvy smartphone shooter.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Mi Note 3 review – Premium Smartphone, not available in India
Source: Gogi.in English
The Mi Note 3 looks premium and performance was impressive, the MIUI 9 makes it even better. This handset is not available in India and if you are planning to buy this, you can order from GearBest, you will need to pay custom duty consider that too.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 unboxing and first impression
Source: Gogi.in English
This Mi Note is not to be confused with Redmi Note series that is available in India, both are different. This variant I got comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM. It packs a 3500 mAh battery. There is LED notification, there is dual SIM slot, you need 2x nano SIM’s there is no micro SD slot and OTG is supported. The home button on the front doubles up as finger print sensor, there is IR blaster too.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/23/2017
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 review: What if the iPhone 8 ran Android?
Source: BGR English
Its similarities to the iPhone’s Plus models are hardly a knock against Xiaomi, as the company has never been shy about following trends set by the big dogs in mobile, but the real story here is how well they manage to pull it off. It would be much harder to excuse the obvious Apple inspiration if the phone wasn’t such a pleasure. Oh, and then there’s the little matter of it being incredibly affordable, with prices landing at around $450 depending on where you look. Gearbest (which provided our review unit) currently has the Mi Note 3 at $409.99.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/17/2017
Xiaomi MI Note 3 Design, Hardware, Antutu, Camera, Battery Review (Flash SALE)
Source: Igeekphone English
Compared with Xiaomi mi note 2, Xiaomi MI Note 3 has different market position, since Xiaomi MI MIX series became the flagship, although Xiaomi MI Note 3 chooses Snapdragon 660 processor, it still has excellent design, craftsmanship, face ID, good camera, etc, so if you want larger screen, MI Note 3 will be better choice. Right now Xiaomi MI Note 3 is in flash sale from Gearbest at $549.99.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/15/2017
Xiaomi MI Note 3 5.5inch Snapdragon 660 Hands on review by @GEEKBUYING (Coupon included)
Source: Igeekphone English
Xiaomi has announced three new products few day ago: The Xiaomi Notebook Pro, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 and grade 3 – and the Note 3 has surprised us! Had the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 still above the Mi5s filed, the Grade 3 now ranks below the MI6. The spearhead of Xiaomi will now form the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2ndInstead of MI6 Plus now the Mi Note 3 is coming! The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 slims, in contrast to its predecessor, significantly from: 5.5 “inches instead of 5.7”, a Snapdragon processor from the upper middle class and a significantly lower price. Succeeds, the attack on the iPhone Plus?
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/13/2017
First looks: Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is a Mi 6 in more ways than one
Source: Hardware Zone English
If you're coming from the Mi Note 2, we suggest you look towards the Mi MIX 2 instead. That'll be a significant upgrade, since you'd get a 5.99-inch in a 5.5-inch body, instead of the 5.7-inch display Mi Note 2 users were working with previously.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/12/2017

Foreign Reviews

Xiaomi Mi Note 3
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2017
70% Xiaomi Mi Note 3 ein großes Mi 6 mit weniger Leistung
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
92% Xiaomi Mi Note 3
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 80% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%
Xiaomi Mi Note 3: análisis en español del móvil para selfies
Source: FAQsAndroid Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price / performance ratio; excellent cameras. Negative: Weak hardware; bulky.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/24/2017
80% Xiaomi Mi Note 3 Review – Um Mi 6 em ponto grande
Source: 4G News Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
90% Xiaomi Mi Note 3 recensione: prestazioni top al prezzo di un medio-gamma
Source: Ridble Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
84% Recensione Xiaomi Mi Note 3
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 85% features: 80% display: 75% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
70% Xiaomi Mi Note 3 recensione: un Mi6 più grande e meno potente
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
83% Recensione Xiaomi Mi Note 3
Source: Chimera Revo Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 80% performance: 85% features: 87% display: 85% mobility: 88% workmanship: 82% ergonomy: 82%
85% Recensione Xiaomi Mi Note 3: uguale a Mi 6?
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 85% features: 88% display: 89% mobility: 93% ergonomy: 78%
85% RECENSIONE Xiaomi Mi Note 3
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 85% display: 75% mobility: 87% workmanship: 81%
79% Recensione Xiaomi Mi Note 3: la concretezza dello Snapdragon 660
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 79%
Recensione Xiaomi Mi Note 3 con ROM Global dopo tre mesi
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Large battery capacity; good cameras; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/25/2018
Recensione Xiaomi Mi Note 3: il top di gamma “giusto”
Source: Tutto App Android Italian IT→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; high performance; long battery life; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/14/2017
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 ufficiale: Snapdragon 660 e 5.5 pollici
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; metal case; excellent cameras; fast fingerprint sensor; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/13/2017
70% Test du Xiaomi Mi Note 3 : le milieu de gamme satisfaisant
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
70% Test du Xiaomi Mi Note 3 : un Mi 6 en plus gros mais en moins puissant
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Test Xiaomi Mi Note 3 : excellent sous condition
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
Test du Xiaomi Mi Note 3 : il se prend pour un haut de gamme
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; excellent display; good speakers; high performance; good price. Negative: No headphone jack.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/16/2017
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 oficjalnie. To większa, ale niekoniecznie lepsza alternatywa dla Mi 6
Source: Komorkomania Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Nice design; good hardware; low price; fast fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/14/2017
Ảnh Xiaomi Mi Note 3: RAM 6 GB, camera kép giá 380 USD
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; good dual cameras; long battery life. Negative: Mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/12/2017

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 510: Integrated graphics card based on the Adreno 500 architecture, like the Adreno 520 in the Snapdragon 820. Performance should be on average similar to the old Adreno 330 in the Snapdragon 801. Supports DirectX12, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
650 MSM8956: Upper middle class ARM based SoC with 6 CPU cores (64 Bit Cortex A72 and A53 mixture) and a Adreno 510 GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.163 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Xiaomi:

Xiaomi Tech was founded as a Chinese smartphone producer in 2010 and soon reached high market shares in its home market. Although Xiaomi is not one of the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers worldwide in 2016, it is nevertheless one of the big global players in this market segment.

Since 2015 there are many reviews. The ratings have been above average since 2016.


79.87%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S
Adreno 512, Snapdragon 660, 6.3", 0.186 kg
Xiaomi Redmi Y3
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 632, 6.26", 0.18 kg
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Adreno 616, Snapdragon 712, 5.97", 0.155 kg
Xiaomi Black Shark 2
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.39", 0.205 kg
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro
unknown, unknown, 6.3", 0.186 kg
Xiaomi Redmi 7
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 632, 6.26", 0.18 kg
Xiaomi Redmi Go
Adreno 308, Snapdragon 425, 5", 0.137 kg
Xiaomi Mi 9 Alita
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.4", 0.173 kg
Xiaomi Mi 9
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.39", 0.173 kg
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Adreno 512, Snapdragon 660, 6.3", 0.186 kg
Xiaomi Mi Play
PowerVR GE8320, unknown, 5.84", 0.15 kg
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 SE
Adreno 540, Snapdragon 835, 5.99", 0.187 kg
Xiaomi Black Shark Helo
Adreno 630, Snapdragon 845, 6.01", 0.19 kg
Xiaomi Mi 8
Adreno 630, Snapdragon 845, 6.21", 0.175 kg
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
Adreno 630, Snapdragon 845, 6.39", 0.218 kg
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Adreno 512, Snapdragon 660, 6.26", 0.169 kg
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
Adreno 630, Snapdragon 845, 6.21", 0.177 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-09-28)