Specs & Price Comparison: YU Yunicorn vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Recently YU which is the online only subsidiary of Micromax launched its latest venture YU Yunicorn and it is touted as the best smart phone till date by the company YU. And we all know the popularity of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 thanks to its alluring features and affordable price tag.

Redmi note 3 vs Yu Yunicorn Specs

Both the handset offer similar specs and are also priced in similar range, it will be interesting to see which one out of the both can steal the show.

Also Check: YU Yunicorn FAQs, User queries, Pros & Cons


Both sport 5.5” FHD Display delivering 1080X1920 screen resolution. Both the handsets proffer similar pixel density i.e above 400ppi.

Software front:

Both the handset run on Octa core processor with the significant difference in their chipset. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3  is based on Snapdragon 650 chipset while YU Yunicorn is based on Helio P10 chipset which is seen in most of the mid range handset delivering decent performance and with no scope of lags or glitches while multitasking.

Both operate on out dated Android 5.0 Lollipop OS layered by  MIUI 7.0 and Around YU 2.0 respectively.

Camera and memory:

Redmi Note 3 is a step ahead as it accommodates 16MP of shooter at the rear while YU Yunicorn on the other hand is encompassing 13MP of snapper at the back. On front both mount 5MP selfie camera.

Both bear 3GB RAM variant with 32GB of memory on the board which can be further extended up to 128GB via nano SIM card slot. Yunicorn has an option of 4GB RAM while Redmi Note 3 features 2GB and 3GB RAM.

Connectivity and battery:

Both comprehend connectivity options like WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n with hostspot,  Bluetooth V 4.1, GPS with A GPS, FM radio etc and both carry 4000mAh battery capacity. We also get 3,5mm ear jack and Micro USB V2.0 as connectors.

specsYU YunicornXiaomi Redmi Note 3
Dimension:153.3 x 75.4 x 8.5 mm (6.04 x 2.97 x 0.33 in)150 x 76 x 8.7 mm (5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Screen size:5.5”5.5”
Screen resolution:FHD (1080X1920p)FHD
Screen type:IPS LCDIPS LCD
Pixel density:401ppi403ppi
Screen to body ratio:72.10%72.40%
Processor:Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72
OS:Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) topped by Around YU 2.0Android OS V5.1.1 layered by MIUI 7.0
Chipset:MediaTek MT6755  Helio P10Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650
GPU:Mali T860 MP2Adreno 510
Expandable memory:128GB128GB
Rear camera:13MP rear camera with phase detection16Mp with f/2.0, phase detection auto focus
Front camera:5MP with f/2.05MP with f/2.0
LED Flash:Dual tone LED Flash at rearDual tone LED flash at rear
Camera features:Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panoramaGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Connectivity:WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n with hostspot,  Bluetooth V 4.1, GPS with A GPS, FM radio etcWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n with hostspot,  Bluetooth V 4.1, GPS with A GPS, FM radio etc
Dual SIM:YesYes
Connectors:3.5mm ear jack and Micro USB V2.03.5mm ear jack and Micro USB V2.0
Sensors:Finger print, accelerometer and proximity.Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
Battery capacity:4000mAh Li-Po non removable4000mAh Li-Po non removable
Talk time:20h-
Stand by time:500h-
Colors available:Silver, graphite and goldSilver, gray and gold
Price:Rs. 12,999Rs. 9999 for 16GB, Rs. 11,999 for 3GB
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