Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is now available for purchase in India. One of its major competitors is the older Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 phablet. Here is a comparison between the two on the basis of their specifications, features and price.

Design and Display

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime wears a full metallic chassis that measures 151.5 x 74.9 x 8.1 mm whereas the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 measures 150 x 76 x The Redmi Note 3 also features a metal unibody design. Both the smartphones feature 5.5-inch screens that support full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

Chipset, RAM and Storage

The Galaxy J7 Prime is fueled by Exynos 7870 chipset that features an octa-core processor that works at 1.6 GHz along with Mali-T830MP2. It comes in a single storage version of 32 GB that comes in 3 GB of RAM. It also features a microSD card slot.

The Snapdragon 650 SoC that houses a hexa-core processor that works at 1.4 GHz and Adreno 510 graphics powers the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. The second SIM slot on hybrid SIM card slot can either support a microSD card or a SIM card. The 16 GB storage edition of Redmi Note 3 includes 2 GB of RAM. Its 32 GB model has 3 GB of RAM.

Camera, Software and Other Features

There is a 13-megapixel camera on the rear panel of Samsung Galaxy J7 Prim that is enabled with LED flash. The front houses LED enabled 8-megapixel selfie camera.  It runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS and TouchWiz UI. The Home button has a fingerprint reader embedded under it.

The Redmi Note 3 has a 16-megapixel rear camera that is coupled with dual-LED flash. Its front-facing camera is of 5-megapixel. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and MIUI 8.0 software. Its fingerprint sensor is placed below the rear camera. Both the phones carry support for USB OTG.

xiaomi redmi note 3

Battery and Price

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime houses a 3,300 mAh battery whereas the Redmi Note 3 has a huge battery of 4,000 mAh capacity.

The Galaxy J7 Prime is now selling for Rs. 18,790. It comes in color choices like Black and Gold. The 16 GB and 32 GB variants of Redmi Note 3 are selling for Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 11,999, respectively. Both storage versions come in colors like Silver, Gray and Gold.


The Redmi Note 3 manages to beat Galaxy J7 Prime in most categories. Hence, the Note 3 seems to be a better deal. What do you think about it? Do share your views by adding comments below.


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