Xiaomi has launched its phablet Redmi Note 3 in India on Thursday. This is the first launch of Redmi Note 3 outside China. When it was released in China, it was designed with Media Tek SoC. But the Indian version has been designed with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 650 SoC. Redmi Note 3 will be available as two variants,
- 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage priced at Rs. 9999
- 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage priced at Rs.11,999
The build of Redmi Note 3 is strong with a metal design. The phablet sports a 5.5 inch HD display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and a viewing angle of 178 degrees. It runs on MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop. The Dual SIM feature supports Nano 4G SIM cards. The mobile uses a 16-megapixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and two-tone flash and a 5MP front camera. The connectivity options include 4G LTE (compatible with Indian LTE bands), VoLTE, Bluetooth, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS, Glonass, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB. It weighs just 164 grams and is light weight to handle.
The prominent feature of Redmi Note 3 is the hexa-core Snapdragon 650 processor (four cores clocked at 1.2GHz and two cores clocked at 1.8GHz). The mobile has a fingerprint sensor at the back panel which can support 5 fingerprint profiles. Xiaomi has claimed that the users can get free subscription to Hungama for 2 months. Redmi Note 3 runs on a powerful 4050mAh battery with faster charging technology. It can charge upto 5-% in an hour. The mobile will be available in Dark Grey, Champagne Gold, and Silver colours.
Specifications REDMI NOTE 3
Display : 5.50-inch
Processor : 1.4GHz
Front Camera : 5-megapixel
Resolution : 1080×1920 pixels
RAM : 2GB
OS : Android
Storage : 16GB
Rear Camera : 16-megapixel
Battery capacity: 4050mAh
Xiaomi has stated that Redmi Note 3 is their third product in compliance with “Make in India” project. The phablet will be available on Amazon and MI Store from March 9 and later will also be available in Flipkart and Snapdeal. Xiaomi has revealed that its recent MI 5 mobile will go on floor in India by April. The MI Bluetooth speaker has also been launched at Rs.1999.
Xiaomi’s recent launch, Mi 4S powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 paired with Adreno 418 GPU has hit the floors in China. It is waiting to be launched in India next.