Top 7 things to know about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

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.

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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.

4.Fingerprint Sensor

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.

5.Battery Life

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
Company Xiaomi
Release Date November 2015
Sim Dual-sim
Sim-Type Micro
Weight 164 g
Dimension (5.91×2.99×0.34)inches
Colors available in Gold,Silver,Dark Grey
Screen Size 5.5 inch
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Pixel density ~ 403 ppi
O.S & Hardware
O.S Android v5.1.1(Lollipop)
Custom UI MIUI 7
Processor Hexa-core (1.4 GHz Quad-Core
1.8 GHz Dual-core)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 650
GPU Adreno 510
RAM 2/3 GB
Internal memory 16/32 GB
micro-SD slot Yes
Expandable memory up to 128 GB
Proximity Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Compass Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Primary Camera 16 MP
Resolution 4608×3456 pixels
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video HD recording at 1080p @30fps
Features dual-LED flash,panorama,touch-focus,
face/smile detection,Geo-tagging
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth v 4.1
3G Yes
4G Yes
IR Yes
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Loud Speaker Yes
Capacity 4050 mAh (Li-Po)
Removable No
Talk Time NA
Store & Price
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