Xiaomi Mi 3 is announced today at the same price at which Moto G is available (Rs 13,999) and will be sold exclusively via e-commerce portal Flipkart only just as Moto G. The aggressive pricing of Xiaomi Mi 3 puts it in direct competition with Moto G which till now was quite popular in that price range and no serious challenge was posed to it’s position by any other Smartphone brand. Xiaomi Mi 3 may change this scenario. Lets have a look at how Xiaomi Mi 3 fares with respect to Moto G in terms of Technical Specifications.
|Xiaomi Mi 3||Motorola Moto G|
|Operating System||Android 4.3 optimized with MIUI version 5||Android v4.4 (KitKat)|
|Display||5-inch Full HD, 1080p LCD IPS Retina display manufactured by Sharp or LG, 1920x1080 FULL HD with 441 ppi||4.5-inch HD Display (1280 x 720 Pixels, 329 ppi)|
|Processor||Quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8274AB, Krait 400||1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad Core Processor|
|GPU||Adreno 330||Adreno 305|
|RAM||2 GB LPDDR3||1 GB|
|Storage||16 GB Internal Storage||16 GB Internal Storage|
|Cameras||13 Megapixels rear camera with Auto Focus, dual-LED Flash, Aƒ/2.2 aperture, and a 2 Megapixels front camera||5 MP Primary Camera and 1.3 MP Secondary Camera|
|Connectivity||3G(WCDMA) and 2G(GSM), WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS + GLONASS, AGPS||3G(WCDMA) and 2G(GSM), WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS + GLONASS, AGPS|
|Battery||3050 mAh Lithium-ion||2070 mAh Lithium-ion|
|Sensors||Gyroscope, Light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Electronic compass, Barometer||Magnetometer, Proximity Sensor, Hall Effect Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer|
|Misc||USB OTG, Microphone, NFC, Haptic feedback||--|
|Dimensions||144 x 73.6 x 8.1 mm||65.9x129.9x11.6 mm|
|Weight||145 g||140 g|
As you can checkout the comparison specs sheet above that when it comes to hardware specifications, Xiaomi Mi 3 is beating Moto G by big margin except the Android version.
In terms of display, Xiaomi Mi 3 comes with 5-inch Full HD, 1080p LCD IPS Retina display manufactured by Sharp or LG with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels with 441 ppi whereas Moto G comes with 4.5-inch HD Display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 Pixels with 329 ppi.
In terms of the CPU/ processor Mi 3 is powered by 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 whereas Moto G is powered by 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad Core Processor, even though both are Quad-core processors. Similarly, Mi 3 is comes with 2 GB of RAM i.e. twice the RAM than that in Moto G.
In terms of camera, Mi 3 comes with 13 Megapixels rear camera with Auto Focus, dual-LED Flash, Aƒ/2.2 aperture & 2 Megapixels front camera whereas Moto G comes with 5 MP Primary Camera & 1.3 MP Secondary Camera.
Similarly, The battery capacity of Mi 3 is almost 1.5 times that of Moto G battery.
The hardware specifications comparison clearly puts Xiaomi Mi 3 as the winner over the Motorola Moto G. But we need to wait for physical access to Mi 3 to checkout its actual performance. We will hopefully review the actual device soon.