Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ vs Xiaomi Mi3 comparison: Xiaomi and IntexÂ are the goodÂ selling phones in this category. Camera, Display and performance are the best in class in this price range. Lets have a comparable look below in details.
Intex Aqua Star Octa vs Xiaomi Mi3 comparison
|Â||Xiaomi Mi3||Intex Aqua Star Octa|
|Screen Size||5 inch||Â 6 inch|
|Resolution||1920 x 1080 Â pixels||720×1280 Â pixels|
|Pixel Density||Â 440 ppi||Â 293 ppi|
|Version||Â 4.4.2 kitkat||Â 4.2|
|Up-Gradable||Â Up-gradable toÂ 5.0||Â Up-gradable toÂ 4.4|
|Processor||1.8 GHz, ARM Cortex A15||Â 1.7 GHz octa core,Â MT6592|
|GHz||Â 1.8 Ghz||Â 1.7 GHz|
|RAM||Â 2 GB||Â 2 GB|
|GPU||Â 672 MHz, Nvidia ULP GeForce||MT6592|
|Front||1.3 MP||Â 5 MP|
|Rear||Â 8 MP||Â 13 MP|
|Features||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Phase detection autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Self-timer||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, ISO control, Burst mode, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Voice activation|
|Internal||Â 16/32 GB||Â 16 GB|
|External||Â NO||Â micro SD upto 32Â GB|
|Wi-Fi||Â Yes||Â Yes|
|Bluetooth||Â Yes||Â Yes|
|NFC||Â Yes||Â Yes|
|USB||Â Yes (Micro USB)||Â Yes (Micro USB)|
|mAh||3050Â mAh||2300Â mAh|
|Stand-By||Â 16 hours||Â 22 hours|
|Price||Â 5,000 INR||Â 15,900 INR|
Intex Aqua Star Octa vs Xiaomi Mi3 comparison
Design and Display:
The Xiaomi Mi3Â features a 5-inch display with a 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution with a pixel density of 440 ppi. While the other hand rival, The Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ features a 6-inch display withÂ 720 x 1080-pixel resolution with the pixel density of 293Â ppi. That meansÂ that both the gadgets have same screen size but notÂ the same pixel density and the image resolution. Xiaomi Mi3 has higher than its rival.
The Xiaomi Mi3Â gives you slightly more screen space, not only because it’s fractionally larger, but because the Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ has on-screen controls with a border in the bottom.
The Xiaomi Mi3Â features a 1.8 GHz, ARM Cortex A15 with a Â 2GB of RAM. While the Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ features a Â 1.7 GHz octa core, MT6592Â as well as 2Â GB of RAM. Which means that the Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ phone has a fasterÂ processor than the Xiaomi Mi3. But the RAM options is sameÂ in both the devicesÂ andÂ the working is also same which leads to chooseÂ over Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ than Xiaomi.
The Xiaomi Mi3Â features 16 GB of on-board ROM with an option of a 64 GB variant on board ROM too. But the phone is not supported with a external SDcard Slot.A 12 GB and 60 GB of free Google Drive space is also given along with the ROM options. While the Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ features 16Â GB on-board storage with an option of a 32Â GB expandable via micro SD card slot.
The Xiaomi Mi3Â features the same UltraPixel sensor (f/2.0 aperture) found in the original Xiaomi Redmi phones, although it’s a better all-round performer than before. It also has a Duo Camera for depth perception which means that there’s a range of fancy features on offer, and 2-megapixel (f/2.0 aperture) front-facing camera which is excellent for selfies. But the front camera is not an HD version but resembles a high quality camera and resolution.
On the second half, the Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ features a 13Â megapixel sensor with fast 0.8 second capture speed. The Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ camera is alsoÂ known for the best photography so the Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ takes the lead in terms of camera. The Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ smartphone can also capture Ultra HD video, something the Xiaomi mi3Â is incapable of and there are a range of smart functions, including “selective focus” which produces similar toÂ XiaomiÂ Redmi without the additional lens. This new added features lets you choose over Intex Aqua Star Octa.
The Xiaomi Mi3Â features Android 4.4 KitKat and Sense 6.0. The Intex Aqua Star Octa features Android 4.2Â and a new version of TouchWiz. Both have same operating systems but the Xiaomi Mi3Â 5Â Â has a bigger advantage of the Android 5.0 lollipop update. So the XiaomiÂ leads in operating system over Intex Aqua Star Octa.
The Xiaomi Mi3Â features a 3050Â mAh battery that is supposedly 40 per cent more efficient than the first Xiaomi Redmi, which could last up to two days with even 3G services. However Xiaomi Mi3Â has added aggressive power saver options to make sure your device lasts the distance and it’s very impressive.
The Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ features a 2300mAh battery that will get you through the day. It also offers power saving features to match those of Asus ZenfoneÂ 5Â . Both devices are a step above the previous generation, giving much better endurance.
Conclusion whether which one is the best:
The Xiaomi Mi3Â features a machined aluminium body that wraps around the sides making for a 90 per cent metal finish. There will be single colorÂ available: metallic grey. It’s a triumph of design, it looks stunning and feels sensational to hold.
The Intex Aqua Star Octa is mainly metallic, sticking to familiar design, but with a more tactile back for better grip. The big positives are that it is dustproof and resistant in liquid down to a metre in depth, and it’ll be available in black and white colors.
The Xiaomi Mi3 feels like the slicker device in daily use. The user interface is faster and although it has less options and features, the interface feels more sophisticated and mature. It offers class-leading sound quality, a great display, but the real winner is the design. In the battle of these two giants, Xiaomi Mi3Â takes it, but only just.
TheÂ Intex Aqua Star Octa offers a wider range of features and comes with great connectivity, a stunning display, plenty of power and a camera that performs well. However it feels like it could be faster in daily use and the unique features of the heart rate sensor and fingerprint scanner may well get turned off and ignored.
As per price, the Xiaomi Mi3Â is available at Rs 4,920 and the Intex Aqua Star OctaÂ is available in India at a price tag of 15,900 INR. The colour variants are same for the devices.