Xiaomi dropped the new Redmi 3S in India on Wednesday
Wednesday. Mi has launched Redmi 3S on Wednesday in the new budget smartphone
The Redmi 3S smartphone was launched in China back in June and came in two
variants based on memory and inbuilt storage – the 2GB of RAM with 16GB of
inbuilt storage model is priced at CNY 699 (approximately Rs. 7,000), and the
3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage model is priced at CNY 899 (approximately Rs.
with the addition of the fingerprint scanner at the back. It supports a hybrid
dual-SIM (Micro + Nano) slot, and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop-based MIUI 7.
The Redmi 3S features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display, and packs an
octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.1GHz clubbed with the
Adreno 505 GPU.
(phase detection autofocus), f/2.0 aperture, HDR mode, 1080p video recording,
and LED flash. There is also a 5-megapixel selfie camera with 1080p video
recording capability. The handset is backed by a 4100mAh battery, measures
139.3×69.6×8.5mm, and weighs 144 grams.
GPRS/ EDGE, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth, Glonass, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and
Micro-USB. The Xiaomi Redmi 3S was made available in Grey, Silver, and Gold
colour options in China. India will be the first
overseas market to get the Redmi 3S Smartphone after its initial launch in
the home country.
phone is a quiet a big contender in the budget market and is bound to give it’s
competition a run for their money, with its competition being Samsung On7 and The
Redmi note 3 (16 GB).