• 5.7" (1920x1080) AMOLED
  • 4GB
    MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 22.5-MP, f/2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 4070 mAh
  • 5.5" (1920x1080) IPS LCD
  • 6GB
    Snapdragon 660 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.8, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3500 mAh

Specifications Highlights
Product NameMi Note 2Mi Note 3
ProductMi Note 2 (2016)Mi Note 3 (2017)
Display5.7" 1920x1080 AMOLED 5.5" 1920x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 22.5-MP f/2 (Primary)
  • 12-MP f/1.8 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • 16-MP
Computing
  • MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • None
  • Snapdragon 660 SoC
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • None
Battery4070 mAh3500 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 166g (5.9oz), 156.2x77.3x7.6 mm (6.15 x 3.04 x 0.30 inches)IP Rating, 163g (5.7oz), 152.6x74x7.6 mm (6.01 x 2.91 x 0.30 inches)
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Display
Product NameMi Note 2Mi Note 3
TypeAMOLEDIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)5.7"5.5"
Display/Body Ratio74.2%73.8%
Resolution1920x10801920x1080
Sharpness (PPI)386 PPI401 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameMi Note 2Mi Note 3
Megapixel22.5-MP12-MP
Aperturef/2f/1.8
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 720p/120fps
Battery
Product NameMi Note 2Mi Note 3
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4070 mAh3500 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Fast Charge
Computing
Product NameMi Note 2Mi Note 3
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8996 Snapdragon 821Snapdragon 660
Processor # Cores48
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2x2.35 & 2x1.6 GHz2.2 GHz
RAM Options4GB6GB
Internal Storage Options64GB128GB
Memory Card TypeNoneNone
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0Android 7.1
Communications
Product NameMi Note 2Mi Note 3
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT1 10.3 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
Sim Card 0
Product NameMi Note 2Mi Note 3
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameMi Note 2Mi Note 3
Multimedia Features
  • IR
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • MP4
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

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