Looking for a phablet upgrade? the Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has launched its third generation Redmi Note family – Redmi Note 3 in India. Powered by Snapdragon processor the mobile packs 5.5 inches full HD display, fingerprint scanner, Quick Charge option and 3GB RAM.
Xiaomi has priced the Redmi Note 3 starting from Rs 9,999 for the 16GB variant that comes with 2GB RAM and Rs 11,999 for the 32GB variant that packs 3GB RAM.
With a premium sandblasted metal body housing the Redmi Note 3 is lightweight and comes with rounded edges on the side. The mobile flaunts a 5.5-inch full HD display that got a pixel density of 401ppi with prominent Night Display and Reading mode to prevent eye strain.
Going through the hardware specification Redmi Note 3 packs 1.8GHz hexacore Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 650 processor coupled with dual-channel 2GB RAM for 16GB variant and 3GB RAM for the 32GB variant. It packs next-gen Adreno 510 graphic processing unit for fluid video playback and gaming graphics.
On the camera side, the mobile got a 16-megapixel camera that comes with 0.1-second ultra fast Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF). For selfie photographers, the mobile packs a 5-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture and 36 smart beauty profiles. The mobile carries hybrid card slot, so users can either opt for dual SIM setup (micro-SIM + nano-SIM) or a single macro-SIM along with a microSD card.
On the connectivity front, the Redmi Note 3 comes with support for FDD-LTE and TD-LTE 4G networks along with 3G, 2G network and got WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity options. For added security the fingerprint sensor is built on the back below the camera module and can unlock the phone in just 0.3 seconds.
The mobile packs relatively bigger battery of 4050mAh that can easily last for more than a day and with Quick Charge technology you can charge up the battery to 50% battery in an hour.
- 5.5-inch full HD display (1920×1080 pixels)
- 1.8GHz hexacore Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 650 processor
- Android v5.1 Lollipop with MIUI 7
- 2GB RAM + 16GB storage/3GB RAM + 32GB storage
- 16MP back camera with LED flash and 5MP front-facing camera
- Fingerprint sensor
- Hybrid card slot
- 4G LTE (FDD-LTE + TD-LTE), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth
- 4050mAh battery + Quick charge
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 will go on sale exclusively on Mi’s official website and Amazon India starting from March 9th, 2016. Registration for the sale has already started, so make sure you get into the Amazon exclusive registration list.