Xiaomi gears up to launch the Redmi 3S in India on Wednesday

Xiaomi is gearing up to launch its Redmi 3S smartphone in India. The company has already sent out the press invites for the launch event, which is slated for 12 PM IST on Wednesday.

Xiaomi Redmi 3s

In China, the Redmi 3S is available in Silver, Dark Gray, and Gold color options for 699 yuan (approx. Rs. 7,120) for the 2GB RAM/16GB storage variant while the 3GB RAM/32GB storage version retails at 899 yuan (approx. Rs. 9,165). The device comes in magnesium alloy unibody metallic design and is backed by a 4,100mAh battery. It features a 5-inch HD IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and is powered by a 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset with Adreno 505 GPU. The phone runs Android 5.0 Lollipop-based MIUI 7.

In the imaging department, the Redmi 3S sports a 13-megapixel primary camera with PDAF, LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording clubbed with a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording. Regarding connectivity, the device supports Hybrid dual-SIM, 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS + GLONASS.

Xiaomi Redmi 3s Specifications

  • 5-inch HD IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
  • 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset with Adreno 505 GPU
  • 2GB of RAM; 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant and 2GB RAM/16GB storage variant (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
  • MIUI 7 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • 13MP primary camera with PDAF, LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP selfie camera, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording
  • Measures 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5mm; Weighs 144 grams
  • Hybrid dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS
  • 4100mAh

Interestingly, India is the first country outside China where the Redmi 3S is launching. Stay tuned with us for more info about the launch.

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Kirit Patel
August 3, 2016 2:19 pm 2:19 PM

As per specification on MI website, Redmi 3S support LTE band B3 (1800), B5 (850) & B40 (2300), compatible to JIO 4g network all band. However, there is not mentioned about VOLTE support.

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Saifur (Kolkata)
August 3, 2016 10:23 am 10:23 AM

Not interested for hybrid sim and 16GB internal!!

Sanjay
August 2, 2016 9:04 pm 9:04 PM

Pls Xiaomi bring it on @ 6999 with LTE band 5

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