Specs Review Xiaomi Mi Note Pro vs the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

By Adam Willis – 21st January 2015
Specs Review Xiaomi Mi Note Pro vs the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Xiaomi brand is giving the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 a run for its money with the release of their Xiaomi Mi Note Pro. In an effort to match up each others game, they have quite a number of similarities. This is a fight against the largest phone company in China and that in South Korea. Other than similarities, they have encompassed differences which will help position them in the market. Here is a head-to-head comparison.

Similar Specifications

Both models come with a similar display size of 5.7 inches made of 2.5D Gorilla Glass. They come with Quad HD resolution. However, the Mi Note is backed up with LCD technology whereas the Galaxy Note serves under AMOLED technology. Despite the different models in their processors, they both offer a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. In addition, both come with a Dual-Band Wi-Fi, a 4.1 LE Bluetooth and a 2.0 technology quick charge. Each is featured with a dedicated microphone to cut on the noise. Both run on an Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system.

Differentiating Specifications

The dimensions of these devices have very small differences with the Mi Note designed with 77.6 mm W X 155.1 mm H and a 7.0 mm C against the Galaxy Note’s 78.6 mm W X 153.5 mm H X 8.5 C. THE Galaxy Note is slightly heavier by 15g with the weight of 176g.

Though they have similar processors, the Mi Note comes with the 810 Octa-Core at 2GHz and 1.5GHz whereas the Galaxy Note has the 805 Quad-Core 2.7GHz to serve the LTE market and Octa-Core at 1.9GHz and 1.3 GHz.

Mi Note has double Samsung’s storage capability at 64GB against 32GB. This goes hand in hand with the RAM of 4GB and 3GB respectively. In this, the Mi Note has more storage. However, the Galaxy note allows for more storage expansion of up to 128GB whereas you cannot expand memory with the Mi Note.

Both come with a rear and front-facing camera though they have different specifications. The Mi Note has a rear camera with a 13mega pixel resolution and a front-facing camera of 4mega pixel. Its competitor comes with a rear camera of 16 mega pixel and a front-facing camera of 3.7 mega pixel. Both come with an LED flash. They are both very competitive with their battery specifications with the Mi Note allowing for 3090mAh power storage and the Galaxy Note beating it to 3220mAh capabilities. The Galaxy Note allows you to remove the battery. The Mi Note is more affordable than the Galaxy Note by about $200.

Looking at these two, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will take the cup home on this. This is because its camera specifications are better therefore taking better images, you can expand on its memory to beat that of the Mi Note, a larger battery that is removable. Best of all is that it can be used anywhere on an LTE network. This makes it worth the price tag.