After teasing for couple of months on almost all social media channels, today finally Xiaomi has took the wrap off from its latest device, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 in India. Company has originally launched this device back in China last year, but the device launched in China is powered by MediTek Helio X10 which company can’t launch in India due to the ongoing conflicts going between Xiaomi and Ericsson in India.
Xiaomi has launched two variant of Redmi Note 3, the 16GB variant which is priced Rs. 9,999 while the 32GB variant is priced Rs. 11,999, it will go on sale from 9 March on Amazon India and Mi.com under flash sale model, later it will be available on Flipkart, Snapdeal and offline channels as well.
Redmi Note 3, it comes in full metal uni-body design, and despite being full metal body its just 8.65mm thick and weighs 164 grams which is just four grams heavier than its predecessor. Another thing which company has added in this device is fingerprint scanner which is placed below the rear camera module, Xiaomi says this sensor is ultra-fast and can unlock the device in just 0.3 seconds.
When it comes to specs, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 flaunts an 5.5-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display screen which has a dedicated Reading mode, at its heart it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 with a 64-bit 1.8GHz hexacore CPU, Adreno 510 GPU along with 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and also includes 16GB internal storage, and there is 3GB ARM variant as well which has got 32GB internal storage, which can be further expandable via a microSD card which can be used in hybrid SIM slot.
When it comes to photography front, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 features a 16-rear snapper megapixel snapper along with dual tone LED flash and Phase Detection Autofocus, at front you will find a 5-megapixel snapper for selfies, it houses a 4,050mAh battery and for connectivity it includes dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11ac and GPS and when it comes to software front, it runs on Android Lollipop-based MIUI 7.