Xiaomi Redmi 3 officially announced; Priced at $107
Until now, all we knew about the Xiaomi Redmi 3 was that it is powered by a Snapdragon 616 SoC and backed by 4100mAh battery, with the unveiling on January 12. Now, just a day before the unveiling, Xiaomi has officially confirmed the device with its pricing details.The Xiaomi Redmi 3 is officially unveiled in China today. The company also shared an image on its Weibo account revealing the pricing of the Redmi 3. The Redmi 3 will be priced at RMB 699, which is around $107.Xiaomi also confirmed that the Redmi 3 will feature a diamond-patterned metal frame along with 5-inch display, Snapdragon 616 SoC, 4100mAh battery, support for external storage, and, a 13MP rear camera with focus speed of 0.1 seconds. Not just that, the Redmi 3 is also thinner by 0.9mm than its predecessor Redmi 2.
Xiaomi Redmi 3 specifications:
- CPU: 1.7GHz Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor
- RAM: 2GB
- GPU: Adreno 405
- Operating System: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
- Display: 5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) display
- Rear Camera: 13MP with focus speed of 0.1 seconds
- Front Camera: 5MP
- Internal Storage: 16GB
- External Storage: Expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
- SIM: Dual-SIM Hybrid Slot
- Battery: 4100mAh
The Redmi 3 will go on sale from tomorrow in China and will be available in three colors to choose from. It will be available for purchase on Mi.com. As of yet, there isn’t any information regarding the availability of the Redmi 3 in other countries. Would you buy this phone?