The mid-range smartphone market is getting heated up like never, a few months ago, Lenovo came up with the K4 Note, and next in line is the Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3, the device was already released in China back in December and finally it got launched in India yesterday. It’s intriguing to see Xiaomi coming up with a successor within few months of launching the Redmi Note 2, so in this post, we are going to share the top 7 things to know about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.
So, here are the top 7 things which you must know about the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 3-
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 boasts a 5.5-inch FHD display, offering a resolution of (1080×1920 p), coming to the screen quality, the colors reproduction is quite good, texts look sharp and crisp, although the viewing angles are not that great.
Under the hood, the device packs a new Snapdragon 650 hexacore processor clocked at 1.4 GHz which is getting bundled with 2/3 GB of RAM, so day-to-day multitasking won’t be an issue.
For gaming the device packs a powerful Adreno 510 GPU, making the device capable enough to handle games like Asphalt 8, WWE Immortals, Dead Trigger 2, etc. It’s good to see Xiaomi pushing up its budget devices with such high-end specs.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 houses a fingerprint sensor, which has been placed below the rear camera, the good thing about the fingerprint sensor is that even though it’s a budget device, the fingerprint sensor is quite accurate and fast, upon placing the finger, it unlocks the device within 1-2 seconds.
The device packs a mammoth 4050 mAh non-removable battery when it comes to usage, the device will easily last for 2 days for an average user and if you are a heavy user then also you’ll give get more than one day of usage.
Coming to the camera department, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is getting armed with a 16 MP rear facing camera supported by a Dual-tone LED flash, and the front gets a 5 MP camera, when it comes to quality, both the rear and front camera takes good quality pictures, but pictures in low-light tend out to be bit noisy.
7.No confirmation on Marshmallow update
Out of the box, the device runs on Android v5.1.1(Lollipop) and on top, it runs the custom MIUI 7, however, Xiaomi has not given any confirmation whether the device will be getting the latest Android v6.0(Marshmallow), which is a kind of a setback.
|Device name||Redmi Note 3|
|Release Date||November 2015|
|Colors available in||Gold,Silver,Dark Grey|
|Screen Size||5.5 inch|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Pixel density||~ 403 ppi|
|O.S & Hardware|
|Custom UI||MIUI 7|
|Processor||Hexa-core (1.4 GHz Quad-Core
1.8 GHz Dual-core)
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 650|
|Internal memory||16/32 GB|
|Expandable memory||up to 128 GB|
|Primary Camera||16 MP|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP|
|Video||HD recording at 1080p @30fps|
|Audio Jack||Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack|
|Capacity||4050 mAh (Li-Po)|
|Store & Price|
|Rs 9,999/Rs11,999 Click here to buy|