Comparison between:
- POCO M3
- POCO M3 Pro 5G
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

POCO M3POCO M3 Pro 5GXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
POCO M3
Prices
POCO M3 Pro 5G
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
Prices
Model aliasM2010J19CG
M2010J19CI
MZB0879IN
M2103K19PG
M2103K19PI
M2103K19PY
Redmi Note8 Pro
Red Rice Note 8 Pro
Red Rice Note8 Pro
G7
2015105
M1906G7G
M1906G7I
M1906G7E
M1906G7T

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width77.3 mm
7.73 cm
0.254 ft
3.043 in
75.34 mm
7.534 cm
0.247 ft
2.966 in
76.4 mm
7.64 cm
0.251 ft
3.008 in
Height162.3 mm
16.23 cm
0.532 ft
6.39 in
161.81 mm
16.181 cm
0.531 ft
6.37 in
161.35 mm
16.135 cm
0.529 ft
6.352 in
Thickness9.6 mm
0.96 cm
0.031 ft
0.378 in
8.92 mm
0.892 cm
0.029 ft
0.351 in
8.79 mm
0.879 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
Weight198 g
0.44 lbs
6.98 oz
190 g
0.42 lbs
6.7 oz
199 g
0.44 lbs
7.05 oz
Volume120.44 cm³
7.31 in³
108.74 cm³
6.6 in³
108.36 cm³
6.58 in³
ColorsPower Black
Cool Blue
POCO Yellow
POCO Yellow
Cool Blue
Power Black
Mineral Grey
Pearl White
Forest Green
Body materialsPlasticPlasticGlass
Plastic
Certification--IP52

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards222
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMA--CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
TD-SCDMA--TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
5G NR-5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 800 MHz (n20)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1700 MHz (n66)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 2600 MHz (n38)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
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Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesEDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
5G NSA
5G SA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
--3CA
256-QAM
4x4 MIMO

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 10MIUI for POCO 12.0.5 (Android 11)MIUI V10 (Android 9.0 Pie)

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 662 (SM6115)MediaTek Dimensity 700 (MT6833)MediaTek Helio G90T (MT6785V/CC)
Process technology11 nm7 nm12 nm
CPU4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Kryo 260)2x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 6x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A552x 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 6x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2000 MHz2200 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-G57 MC2ARM Mali-G76 3EEMC4
GPU cores-24
GPU frequency950 MHz955 MHz700 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB
6 GB
4 GB
6 GB
6 GB
8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz2133 MHz2133 MHz
--MediaTek HyperEngine
Mi Turbo
Game Turbo 2.0
Liquid cooling system

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64GB - UFS 2.1
128GB - - UFS 2.2
UFS 2.2UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size6.53 in
165.86 mm
16.59 cm
6.5 in
165.1 mm
16.51 cm
6.53 in
165.86 mm
16.59 cm
Width2.74 in
69.51 mm
6.95 cm
2.67 in
67.75 mm
6.78 cm
2.74 in
69.51 mm
6.95 cm
Height5.93 in
150.6 mm
15.06 cm
5.93 in
150.56 mm
15.06 cm
5.93 in
150.6 mm
15.06 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:12.222:12.167:1
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 2400 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density395 ppi
155 ppcm
405 ppi
159 ppcm
395 ppi
155 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area83.7 %83.94 %85.19 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
70% NTSC
1500:1
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification
Wildvine L1 certified
2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
DotDisplay
DynamicSwitch
90 Hz - scrolling
gaming
60 Hz - streaming video
50 Hz - static display
30 Hz - video playback
425 cd/m² typical brightness
524 cd/m² peak brightness
1500:1
Reading Mode 3.0
2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Oleophobic coating
TÜV Rheinland certification for low blue light emissions
Chip-on-foil (COF) IC packaging technology
1500:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m² typical brightness
420 cd/m² minimum brightness
84% NTSC
HDR

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
360° ambient light sensors
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Side-mounted fingerprint sensorSide-mounted fingerprint sensor-

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSamsung S5KGM1STOmniVision OV48BSamsung S5KGW1
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOSISOCELL
Sensor format1/2"1/2"1/1.72"
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
Aperturef/1.79f/1.79f/1.89
Field of view-26 °79 °
Number of lenses6-6
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
9248 x 6936 pixels
64.14 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Night Mode
Movie Frame
Color Focus
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Night Mode
AI Camera 2.0
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor model - GalaxyCore GC02M1B (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Sensor model - SK Hynix HI259H (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Super Phase Detection
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#2)
Third rear camera - 2MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 2MP (macro)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#4)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#4)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#4)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model-OmniVision OV8856Samsung S5K3T1
Sensor type--ISOCELL
Sensor format-1/4"1/3.1"
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
0.9 µm
0.000900 mm
Aperturef/2.05f/2f/2
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
5184 x 3880 pixels
20.11 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlock
Face detection
Face unlock
HDR
Face detection
Face unlock
--Pixel size - 1.8 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
HDR

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Hi-Res AudioDual microphones with active noise cancellationSmart PA 10V Boost
1217 super-linear speaker
Active noise cancellation with a dedicated microphone

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
Beidou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.15.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR
HID
LE
A2DP
EDR
HID
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ViLTE
VoWiFi
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ViLTE
--NXP-SN100T chip for NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity6000 mAh5000 mAh4500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Ion
4G talk time40 h
2400 min
1.7 days
--
4G stand-by time583 h
34980 min
24.3 days
496 h
29760 min
20.7 days
-
Charger output power9 V / 2 A9 V / 2 A5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technology--MediaTek Pump Express 4.0, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery 3.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
-22.5W charger in the box-

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.597 W/kg0.593 W/kg0.997 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.807 W/kg0.895 W/kg1.446 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.09 W/kg-1.15 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1 W/kg-1.18 W/kg
Head SAR (India)0.868 W/kg0.94 W/kg1.13 W/kg
Body SAR (India)0.865 W/kg1.06 W/kg0.634 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features--Anti-splash coating
 POCO M3POCO M3 Pro 5GXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro