Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime vs Redmi 3s Prime: What’s the difference?

Xiaomi recently released Redmi 4 Prime with a 5-inch Full HD display. The company also released Redmi 3s Prime a few months back with a 5-inch HD display. The phone received rave reviews among all tech enthusiasts. In this article, we will compare the specifications of Redmi 4 Prime and Redmi 3s Prime handsets.

Redmi 4 Prime vs Redmi 3s Prime: Display

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime features a 5-inch FHD display with a pixel density of 443PPI. If you look at Redmi 3s Prime, it offers the same 5-inch display with an HD resolution paired with 294PPI. Hence, you can read more content in the newly launched Redmi 4 due to increased pixel density.


Redmi 4 Prime vs Redmi 3s Prime: Performance

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime features Snapdragon 625 processor, Adreno 506 graphics, 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 256GB. The Redmi 3s Prime version offers Snapdragon 430 processor, Adreno 505 graphics, 3GB RAM and 32GB expandable storage similar to Redmi 4.

Redmi 4 Prime vs Redmi 3s Prime: Camera

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime offers 13MP f/2.2 aperture sensor with support for phase detection autofocus, and dual-LED flash. It also provides support for geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, and panorama.

Redmi 3S Prime Review

The front-facing snapper is equipped with a 5MP sensor with HD recording. Even though Redmi 3s Prime offers the same sensor as in Redmi 4, the aperture level is less with f/2.0. All other features are same.

Redmi 4 Prime vs Redmi 3s Prime: OS and Battery

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime is loaded with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on top of MIUI 8. Initially, the Redmi 3s Prime offered MIUI 7 but got updated to MIUI 8 recently.

Both phones ship with a 4100mAh battery. Hence, you will get plenty of backup time. Moreover, both Redmi 4 and Redmi 3 integrates fingerprint sensor on the rear. It also provides support for all major connectivity features.


We recommend Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime because the phone is equipped with a 5-inch FHD display and increased pixel density. However, you can only purchase the phone in China or via Gearbest. The option before you is to either buy Redmi 3s Prime or wait till the release of Redmi 4 in India.


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