Xiaomi recently launched the Xiaomi Redmi 4A in India for Rs 5,999 which is is Rs 1,000 cheaper than the Xioami Redmi 3S. The Xiaomi Redmi 3S is now not available for sale and there is no word on when it will be back in stock. But once it is, it might make choosing between the two a little difficult. Xiaomi is also all set to launch the successor the Xiaomi Redmi 3S in India very soon. Here’s a comparison between the Xiaomi Redmi 4A and Redmi 3S.
Both the Xiaomi Redmi 3S and the Redmi 4A sport a 5-inch display with a resolution of 720X1280 pixels. There is little to choose between the display of both these smartphones. As budget smartphones, these are one of the displays that you can get on a phone in 2017.
There is just a marginal difference between the dimensions of both these smartphones. The Xiaomi Redmi 4A has dimensions of 139.50 x 70.40 x 8.50mm and the Redmi 3S has 139.30 x 69.60 x 8.50mm dimensions. Both are metal body smartphones that are beautifully crafted by Xiaomi for this price point. Also, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A weighs less at 132 grams than the Xiaomi Redmi 3S that is weighed in at 144 grams.
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Xiaomi is known for fitting in big batteries on their smartphones. However, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A comes with a mere 3120 mAh battery as compared to the 4100 mAh battery that the Redmi 3S supports. Both the phones do not support fast charging but can last a day with ease. Also, this might be the biggest factor on which Xiaomi can give the Redmi 4A a price point of Rs 5,999 than Rs 6,999 that was the price tag on the Redmi 3S.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3S comes loaded with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC Octa-core unit that was clocked at 1.1 GHz. The new Xiaomi Redmi 4A comes loaded with a Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor that’s clocked at 1.4 Ghz. Both the processor by Qualcomm are tried and tested and can handle everyday usage with ease. Both the devices also sport only 2GB of RAM and come with 16GB internal storage as standard. You can expand teh storage on both the Redmi 3S and the 4A up to 128GB with the help of a microSD card.
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There is little to choose between the cameras of both these devices. The Redmi 4A and the 3S both sport decent 13-megapixel rear cameras with flash and front 5-megapixel cameras for selfies. The results are almost similar in both these phones.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A and the Xiaomi Redmi 3S are phones that support 4G connectivity and also Reliance Jio easily works on them.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3S is a phone that’s hardly available anywhere online right now. Xiaomi has also said that they’ll be soon be coming out with a successor to this smartphone. Right now for consumers, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A is the only phone available for purchase and even the company is backing their new baby. We still like the Xiaomi Redmi 3S more than the new 4A. So, if you are planning to buy a budget smartphone then there is only one good option out there which is the new Xiaomi Redmi 4A.