Meizu M3S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: Battle between best budget phones!

Both Meizu M3S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 have been launched recently, aiming at the budget market segment! So let’s make a comparison to see if the new Meizu phone can beat the Xiaomi phone to become the new best budget phone!

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Meizu M3S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: Specs fight!

Each of these phone has two ROM variants. So in this comparison, we will only talk about the 32GB version. So first up let’s talk about the performance! Both Meizu M3S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 come with 3GB of RAM. This is quite a highlight for budget-smartphones. As for the CPU, Meizu M3S sports a 1.5GHz Cortex A53 octa-core processor, Mediatek MT6750 chipset and Mali-T860 MP2 graphics. Meanwhile, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 sports a combo of 1.8 GHz Cortex A72 Dual core and 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 Quad core processors, along with Adreno 510.

So both Meizu M3S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 offer good performance. The Meizu M3S is a bit stronger in the processor but I don’t think it will be clearly shown. As for the internal storage, they both have 32GB of ROM which can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD slot. Talking about the display, Meizu M3S screen is 0.5 inch smaller and doesn’t support full HD resolution like Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. Moreover, Note 3 features 401ppi, much higher than Meizu M3S.

Meizu M3S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

For photography, Meizu M3S brings a 13MP primary shooter, clocked at 2.2F. The camera is equipped with Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus. Meanwhile, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 main camera comes at 16MP, 2.2F, featuring Digital image stabilization, which is lack from Meizu M3S. Both of them sport a 5MP front snapper. As for the battery, the Meizu phone offers 3020mAh capacity, while the Xiaomi phone packs a 4050mAh battery.

Meizu M3S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: Which one is the winner?

So overall, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 specs are better than Meizu M3S specs, hence Note 3 is still the best budget smartphone in the market. However, price is also an important factor! Meizu M3S price comes at $136, while Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is set at $212. So obviously, Meizu M3S is more budget-friendly. If i were you, I would choose the Meizu M3S because I care more about the price. But you can pick the Xiaomi phone if you think the gap between Meizu M3S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 are too big.