Xiaomi finally launched its much-awaited phablet, the Redmi Note 3 in India, today. The device has been priced at Rs. 9,999 onwards, and given it is set to compete with the Lenovo K4 Note, LeEco Le 1s, and Huawei Honor 5X. The device will be up for sale from Wednesday on Mi.com, and Amazon. It will also be listed on Flipkart and Snapdeal in coming weeks.
The Redmi Note 3 will be available in two variants: one with 16GB internal storage paired with 2GB of RAM (priced at Rs. 9,999), and the other with 32GB internal storage paired with 3GB of RAM (priced at Rs. 11,999). The device comes with a 5.5-inch full-HD display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels. The phone runs MIUI 7 based Android 5.0 Lollipop, and is powered by Qualcomm’s hexa-core Snapdragon 650 chipset. It sports a 16-megapixel primary camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and two-tone flash, along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
The smartphone supports connectivity options such as Hybrid dual-SIM (Micro+Nano), 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS + GLONASS, and Fingerprint sensor. Both the variants are backed by a 4,050mAh battery, which supports fast charging that can fuel up the device up to 50 percent in an hour. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 will be available in Gold, Silver, and Dark Grey color options.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 specifications
- 5.5-inch full-HD display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels
- Qualcomm’s hexa-core Snapdragon 650 chipset
- 2GB / 3GB RAM, 16GB / 32GB expandable internal storage via microSD card
- MIUI 7 based Android 5.0 Lollipop
- 16MP primary camera with dual-tone LED Flash, and 5MP front-facing camera
- Hybrid dual-SIM, 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS + GLONASS, and Fingerprint sensor
- 4050mAh battery