Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was launched in India today at Talkatora Stadium,New Delhi.The previous Redmi Note 2 was released in August,2015 following the release of Redmi Prime in December last year.Redmi Note 3 was launched first in China on Nov 25 priced at $141 for 16GB variant and $172 for 32GB memory variant.Redmi Note 3 offers great features for an amazing price.
Let’s look at the specifications and features of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3:
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Design
The screen is a 5.5-inch Full HD(1080x1920pixels) with the pixel density of 403ppi.It has a full aluminium body and weighs 164g, 4g more than Note 2.It is 8.65mm thick with 230 point ultra-fine double sided sandblasting and curved edges.The screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 3.
It also sports a fingerprint scanner at the back and Xiaomi claims it unlocks at 0.3 seconds.The fingerprint scanner may or may not be used with apps or other security measures.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Performance
Redmi Note 3 for India will feature the Snapdragon octa-core processor 64-bit Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 chipset Hexa-core(Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72) coupled with 2GB for 16GB internal memory variant and 3GB RAM for 32GB memory variant.The graphics processor is Adreno 510.The memory can be expanded upto 128GB using microSD card.
It runs Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) with MIUI 7.0 which Xiaomi’s own UI.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Camera
There is a 16 megapixel camera (4128 x 3096 pixels) at the rear with phase detection 0.1s ultra-fast autofocus,face/smile detection and dual-tone LED flash.
The front camera is a 5 megapixel snapper with f/2.0 aperture for low-light imaging and shoots videos at 1080p@30fps. Xiaomi Note front cameras are known to take great selfies and comes with 36 smart beauty selfie profiles.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Battery
The Li-ion battery is a non-removable one due to the aluminium body with a capacity of 4,050mAh.It also supports Quickcharge 2.0 and can charge upto 50% in one hour.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Price
The 16GB variant is priced at Rs.9,999 and the 32GB variant is priced at Rs.11,999.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Connectivity
Redmi Note 3 offers 3G,4G LTE with VoLTE,GSM,HSPA,Stereo FM radio; recording,microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go,Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass,Dual SIM (Micro-SIM/Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
The phone will be available in dark grey, silver and gold color variants.It is the first smartphone by Xiaomi to have a fingerprint scanner.It also offers an Infrared blaster for controlling TV,AC and other appliances which use a remotes.
Xiaomi is offering a one month subscription to the Hungama app with the purchase of the smartphone.A new app called “Mi Mover” was also announced at the event for transferring contents of one phone to the other just like the one in Motorola called “Moto Assist”.
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