Top 7 things to know about the Xiaomi Redmi 3

Xiaomi has already launched its two new smartphones in the Indian market, the Mi5 and the Redmi Note 3, and the next device which is soon going to be unveiled in the Indian market in the coming months, is the upcoming Redmi 3, it is basically the upgraded version of the Redmi 2. The device has already been released in China, and Xiaomi will be soon eyeing the Indian market. The Redmi 3 comes with a lot of improvements, one of the big changes is the processor, which is the new Snapdragon 616 octa-core chipset, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory, metallic body, etc, so in this regard we are going to share the top 7 things which must know about the new upcoming Xiaomi Redmi 3.


So, here is the list of the 7 things which you might be interested to know about the new upcoming Xiaomi Redmi 3-

1.Battery life

The Redmi 3 gets a boast with the new 4100 mAh non-removable battery, which will easily give you a usage of 2-3 days before running out of juice.


When it comes to hardware, the Redmi 3 gets a new Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz, which is being assisted with 2 GB of RAM, enabling you to enjoy a fluent multi-tasking experience in day-to-day usage.


The Redmi 3 comes with a good number of improvements and one of them is gaming, its predecessor Redmi 2 was not decent at gaming, but Xiaomi has managed to solve it in the new Redmi 3 by adding in an Adreno 405 GPU, so now you will be able to enjoy games like Asphalt 8, WWE Immortals, Modern Combat 5, etc, without much stutters or lags.

4.Metallic Body

The Redmi series was not good at looks due to their plastic body, but Xiaomi has also fixed that in their new device, as a reason the new Redmi 3 packs a silver metallic body, giving the device a premium look and luxurious feel.


The Redmi 3 is being armed with a 13 MP rear facing camera and a 5 MP front facing, the camera quality has also been improved as a result picture comes out with more detailing and color accuracy, and now both the pair of cameras allows you to shoot full HD videos at 1080p.

6.Fast Charging

This is another surprise from Xiaomi, as they are packing a fast charger with the new Redmi 3, due to which you’ll be able to charge the device from 0-100% within 90-120 mins.


The new Redmi 3 features a 5.0-inch screen having a resolution of (720×1280 p), comparing it with the Redmi 2, the screen quality has also been improved due to which now the texts look crisper, the viewing angles are also quite good.


Device name Redmi 3
Company Xiaomi
Release Date January 2016
Sim Dual-sim
Sim-Type Micro/Nano
Weight 144 g
Dimension (5.48×2.74×0.33)inches
Colors available in Gold,Dark Gray,Silver
Screen Size 5.0 inch
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 720×1280 pixels
Pixel density ~ 294 ppi
O.S & Hardware
O.S Android v5.1(Lollipop)
Custom UI MIUI 7.0
Processor Octa-core 1.5 GHz
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 616
GPU Adreno 405
Internal memory 16 GB
micro-SD slot Yes
Expandable memory up to 128 GB
Proximity Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Compass Yes
Primary Camera 13 MP
Resolution 4128×3096 pixels
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video HD recording at 1080p @30fps
Features LED flash,panorama,touch focus,
face/smile detection,Geo-tagging
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth v 4.1
3G Yes
4G Yes
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Loud Speaker Yes
Capacity 4100 mAh (Li-lon)
Removable No
Talk Time NA
Store & Price
Exp Rs 7K-8K