Xiaomi RedMi 3 launched; will have 5-inch HD display
Xiaomi, the Apple of China yesterday launched new smartphone of RedMi series. The all new Xiaomi RedMi 3 is the successor of previous RedMi 2. The new device got a major battery up gradation. The device will be available in China starting from today via mi.com. The all new Xiaomi Redmi 3 will carry an attractive price tag of CNY 699 (Approx. Rs. 7000). The device comes in full metal body chassis along with texture on the rear panel. The smartphone will be available in gold, grey and silver color variants.
In terms of specification the Xiaomi RedMi 3 is features 5-inch display having 720 x 1280 pixel resolution. It is powered by 64bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 SoC processor clocked at 1.2GHZ. The device comes with 2GB of RAM along with 16GB internal storage. The storage backed up with microSD expansion upto 128GB. The device measuring is 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5mm and weighing only 144g. It is 0.9mm thinner than previous RedMi 2. The company said in the press release:
“An all-new lattice design of Xiaomi Redmi 3, made up of 4166 stars woven together to reflect a gorgeous arrangement of diamonds.”
The Xiaomi RedMi 3 equipped with a 13MP rear camera with LED flash. As the previous devices have only 8 MP camera at rear panel. The camera features 0.1s ultra-fast PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus). At the front you have 5MP selfie camera. The front shooter supports full-HD recording.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3 runs on Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 7. The dual (GSM+GSM) SIM smartphone features Micro-SIM and Nano-SIM + microSD card. Other connectivity features of device are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, GPRS/EDGE, USB2.0 etc. The major highlight of the Redmi 3 is its huge 4100mAh non removable battery. The Gionee Marathon M5 also features a huge battery. The device also comes with support for 5V/2A fast charging.
Highlights of Xiaomi Redmi 3:
- Full Metal body 5-Inch HD Display.
- 3 mm X 69.6 mm X 8.5mm.
- Weight 144g.
- 4100 mAh battery.
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 Octa Core Processor (4×1.5GHz + 4×1.2GHz ).
- 13 MP, 0.1s ultra-fast PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), 5 MP front camera.
- 2 GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16 GB ROM.
- Expandable storage up to 128 GB (VFAT).
- Priced at ¥699 (approx. $106).
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