As expected, Xiaomi has unveiled its next-generation ultra-affordable Xiaomi Redmi 3s offerings in India with a very competitive pricing.
Xiaomi has announced the launch of the Xiaomi Redmi 3s and Redmi 3s Prime, which is the company’s most affordable 4G smartphone offering with the latter flaunting a fingerprint scanner on the back. The device has a 5 inch IPS display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a 1.5 GHz octa core Snapdragon 430 processor and is available in two variants – one with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage and the other with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3s has a 13 MP rear facing auto focus camera with PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. There is also a front facing 5 MP camera. The device runs on the Android Marshmallow version with a massive 4000 mAh battery. The phone has dual SIM support with 4G LTE and VoLTE connectivity.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3s is priced Rs. 6999 for the 2 GB variant with 16 GB storage and Rs. 8999 for the 3 GB variant with 32 GB storage. The 3 GB variant would go on sale on August 9 at 12 pm from MI.com and Flipkart. The 2 GB variant would go on sale starting from August 16.
Speaking about the Xiaomi Redmi 3s, Hugo Barra, Vice President, Xiaomi, said, “I am thrilled to be introducing a Redmi device today and once again change the game in the sub-10k smartphone industry in India. Redmi 3S packs a punch with a large 4100 mAh battery that easily powers through two days of usage on a single charge, and is the first smartphone in India powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor. Coupled with an amazing 13MP camera built into a premium metal finish body, we believe that Mi fans will love Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime for their amazing features at simply incredible prices.”
Xiaomi Redmi 3s specs:
- 5.0 inch display
- 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
- 1.5 GHz octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor
- 2 GB RAM
- 16 GB internal memory
- 13 MP primary camera
- 5 MP front facing camera
- Android v6.0 Marshmallow
- 4000 mAh battery