Xiaomi Redmi 3s Launched in India – Specs, Price, and Features
Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime smartphone launched in India. The Redmi 3s 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 and the 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage model.
Xiaomi needs to widen the portfolio in India given the importance of the market. Players like Vivo have seen their shipments cross 1 million in India, something only seven brands have managed so far, shows the latest data from Counterpoint research. The data also showed that globally Xiaomi’s shipments have fallen, even though it is still in the list of top ten smartphone vendors in the world. In India, Xiaomi has been increasing the availability of its phones, making them available on more online platforms.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3s comes with a 5-inch HD display (with the resolution 1280 x 720 pixels) and it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core chipset (Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53) and two variants having different RAM capacity and storage options, though the device carries a MicroSD card slot for the storage expansion.
Xiaomi Redmi 3s comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with the f/2.0 aperture and phase detection autofocus. The rear camera comes with the LED flash and the camera can record 1080p videos. The 5-megapixel camera on the front comes with the f/2.2 aperture and it too can record 1080p videos.
Xiaomi Redmi 3s runs MIUI 7 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and was launched in Gold, Grey and Silver colour options. The dual SIM phone is backed by a massive 4,100mAh battery. It measures 139.30 x 69.60 x 8.50 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 144.00 grams.
On the connectivity front, it offers 4G, Wi-Fi, GPRS/ EDGE, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth, Glonass, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and Micro-USB.
The pricing is already out on Flipkart, with the variant having 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage priced at Rs. 6999.. There’s also a Redmi 3s Prime with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, and its pricing is set at Rs. 8999.
Hardware specifications Xiaomi Redmi 3s –
|Display||5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) screen
|OS||Android Marshmallow OS MIUI v7.0|
|Processor||64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 quad-core (1.4GHz ARM Cortex A53 x 8) CPU|
|Storage||16GB (eMMC v5.0)/32GB (eMMC v5.1), expandable up to 128GB|
|Add-ons||Fingerprint sensor, full-metal body, smart Dual-SIM (micro+ nano/microSD card) slots, Bluetooth v4.1, micro-USB 2.0, GPS/GLONASS, A-GPS|
|Dimensions||139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5 mm|