The Redmi series from Xiaomi has garnered a lot of popularity amidst Indian consumers. These devices come from one of the world’s biggest smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi.
In a recent event, Xiaomi launched the much anticipated, Redmi Note 3 in the Indian market with a starting price of Rs. 9999 for 16 GB version. The previous versions of Redmi Note were very successful in the Indian market and the same is expected with Redmi Note 3.
What’s new in Redmi Note 3
Xiaomi mobile phones have introduced some of the bestselling mobiles and tablets in the Smartphone market. The Redmi Note 3 runs on Android lollipop which can be upgraded to marshmallow, which is a tad old when compared to other device. As far as the processing unit is concerned, the Note 3 runs on Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processing unit, which is more than capable of handling the most complex applications from the android market. When it comes to the comparison of price and features, look no further from Note 3 as it will live up to your expectations.
One can play graphic intensive games and watch 4K videos on this device without any hassles since the Redmi Note 3 is equipped with dedicated graphics memory. 2.0 gigahertz octa core processing unit offers high end multitasking to the user but lags speed on high end application.
Playing games and watching movies on this hardware is an exciting thing but is limited due to battery backup. With 3 gigabyte RAM, one can multitask without any hassles. The internal memory of the device is 16 and 32 Gigabytes which cannot be extended.
Other hardware features of Redmi Note 3 include OTG support, 3.5 jack, fast charging. The Mi Note 3 looks a striking device with all metal frame. The finger print scanner is located behind the rear camera and can easily recognize the finger prints.
Redmi Note 3 Specifications
The Redmi Note 3 offers a full HD screen with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The screen size is 5.5 inch and comes with advanced features like 10 point multi touch and IPS display. The IPS display offers better viewing than the conventional LCD displays and allows you to watch videos for longer duration without any issues.
On the software front, the Redmi Note 3 comes equipped with Android lollipop (5.0.2) which has been customized by company’s MiUi. Mi Note 3 comes with dual sim facility with both SIM clots compatible with 4G SIMs. The device is also equipped with face detection feature which is an enhanced camera function. Redmi Note 3 also comes equipped with accelerometer, proximity and ambient light sensor.
The new Redmi Note 3 comes with 13 megapixel rear camera with highly advanced features like phase detection focus, dual LED tone flash, touch focus and face smile detection. It also hosts a 5 megapixel camera in front which is capable of recording FULL HD videos and can take wide angle shots.
The devices come with 4000 mAH battery which is non-removable. According to the company, the battery is capable of providing a talk time of 26 hours on 4G mode .
More about Redmi Note 3
Xiaomi has incorporated a one-handed mode, which you can enter or exit by simply swiping right from the capacitive Home button. You can even choose the size to which you want the display to shrink. The Redmi Note 3 phone comes with a preloaded app called Mi Mover which lets you move apps and data to or from any other Android device.
MIUI 7 supports up to 13 indic languages. Apart from the standard Google keyboard and SwiftKey, our test unit also had a keyboard called Fleksy, which turned out to be much better than we had expected.