Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

xiaomi_redmi_note_3Xiaomi’s popular Redmi Note 3 budget handset will be available via its first open sale on Wednesday. The open sale, which doesn’t require users to register in advance, will kick off at 2pm IST via Mi.com.

To recall, at its India launch, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was announced to be available via Mi.com as well as Amazon, and was promised to be available from more e-commerce partners including Flipkart and Snapdeal. The open sale is only applicable to Mi.com for now. Other products available in the open sale include the Xiaomi Mi 5, and the 20000mAh Mi Power Bank.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is available in two RAM and storage versions – one including 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage, and other 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage. The 2GB variant is priced at Rs. 9,999, while the 3GB variant is priced at Rs. 11,999.

The highlight of the new Redmi Note 3 is it packs a hexa-core Snapdragon 650 processor (four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.4GHz and two Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 1.8GHz). Other specifications of the smartphone are identical with the original, including a 5.5-inch full-HD 1080×1920 pixels IPS display and offers 178-degree viewing angle. It runs MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop and supports dual 4G SIM cards (Micro + Nano).

The Redmi Note 3 packs a 4050mAh battery with fast charging support that can charge up to 50 percent in 1 hour. On the camera front, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and two-tone flash. It also houses a 5-megapixel front camera. It measures 150x76x8.65mm and weighs 164 grams.

For connectivity, the handset supports 4G LTE (compatible with Indian LTE bands), VoLTE, Bluetooth, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS, Glonass, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB options.

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 2016, January
Status Available. Released 2016, February
BODY Dimensions 150 x 76 x 8.7 mm (5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 164 g (5.78 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Micro-SIM/Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches (~72.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~403 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
– MIUI 7.0
PLATFORM OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72
GPU Adreno 510
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
32 GB, 3 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Infrared port Yes
Radio Stereo FM radio, recording
USB microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– Fast battery charging
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– XviD/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
MISC Colors Silver, Gray, Gold
SAR EU 0.56 W/kg (head)

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