10 Reasons Why Honor 5C is Better Than Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

After Samsung mobiles and Micromax Mobile Phones, Honor won hearts with the launch of its new feature-packed Superphone. Dubbed as Honor 5C in India, the phone boasts an impressive set of specifications and features. Priced at just at Rs 10,999 the Honor 5C gives a tough competition to Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (similarly priced). Although the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is really powerful to match the performance and prowess of the Honor 5C – here are still top 10 reasons why Honor 5C is superior Smartphone than Redmi Note 3.

Top Reasons to Own Honor 5C

Alluring Metallic Beauty:

Honor 5C flaunts an aircraft-grade aluminum-alloy body. The phone looks pretty and premium than its rivals in this price segment. The Xiaomi phone also features a metallic build.

Crisp Display:

The Honor 5C display is a visual treat! The device sports a beautiful 5.2-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, with a pixel density of 424PPI. It also offers good resolution, reproduces colors well and has great viewing angles. On the contrary, the Redmi Note 3, has a FHD 1080p display.

Powerful Hardware:

One of the key highlights of the Honor 5C is Kirin 650 SoC. The device boasts of an octa-core CPU and 16nm processing power, clubbed with Mali T830 GPU for smoother performance. As per the company, the above combination set up is more efficient that Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC. The technology promises 65% increase in performance and 40% decrease in power consumption. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, on the other hand is powered by a hexa-core Snapdragon 801 SoC to deliver stellar performance. However it is not equally potent to Honor 5C.

More RAM / Storage Space:

Honor 5C offers 2GB of RAM paired with 16GB of internal storage space (expandable up to a massive 128GB) to let users save all their data at one place and ensure smooth performance. You can save all your media files, photos, movies, or other data on the phone. Redmi Note 3 also sports a 2GB RAM, 16 GB storage and offers an expandable storage via Micro SD.


8MP Front Shooter for Selfies:

Camera is one of the important features considered while purchasing a mobile phone. The Honor 5C supports 13MP primary rear facing camera with LED flash light, and has PDAF. It also sports an 8MP front-facing wide-angle snapper for videos & selfies. However, its opponent, Redmi Note 3, has a 5MP front-facing camera.

Fingerprint Scanner:

Although both the phones feature the fingerprint scanner technology, Honor 5C’s fingerprint scanner takes precise and quickly finger impressions. The scanner is also well placed such that a person can operate it single handedly. Also Read – List of Smartphones with Fingerprint Scanner in 2016

The Best of Android Marshmallow:

Honor 5C gets an edge over its competitors as it runs Android Marshmallow in such low price segment. You get all the latest specs and improvements on board. Plus, not to forget the extra features and customization with native EMUI 4.1, which is light, intuitive and fun to use. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 runs an older version of Android, topped with MIUI 7.

Awesome Battery Endurance:

Honor 5C packs in a 3000mAh battery. It offers over 10 hours of music play time, and runs absolutely smooth with heavy usage. The Kirin 650 consumes less power which is a cherry on the cake. The Redmi Note 3, in contrast, features a 4,000mAh non-removable battery. However, it fails to have such better battery management capabilities.


The 4G enabled Honor 5C is a dual-SIM smartphone which supports 4G LTE connectivity for the SIM card. Another connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/AGPS, microSD card slot, and USB Type C port. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has dual-SIM with 4G LTE support, and standard connectivity options.

Weight & Ease of Usage:

The Honor 5C is quite a handy and pretty comfortable. It weighs in merely 156 grams. You can easily slip the phone in your wallet / pocket, unlike bigger screen Redmi Note 3…

What do you think? Do the features and specs of Honor 5C truly shadows the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. We would love to hear from you!


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