Xiaomi entered into the Indian markets with the Redmi 1s phone. Since then, it has never looked backed. The company has emerged as a market leader and it is growing stronger each day.
The new Xiaomi smartphone that people are going crazy about is the Redmi 3S. Like Mi3 and Redmi 1s, Xiaomi will sell its new device on Flipkart from 9th August 2016 onward. Xiaomi will offer 3S in three color options for Rs 6999. Below are the most important features of the latest Xiaomi mobile.
Xiaomi has always equipped with budget Snapdragon SoCs. The Redmi 3S follows the trend. The Chinese firm has fitted an SD 430 Qualcomm processor in the 3s mobile. SD 430 is a better version of Snapdragon 410 and 400 SoCs. It is an octa-core SoC. The clock speed of the processor in Redmi 3s is 1400 MHz.
Xiaomi has added an Adreno 505 GPU to the Redmi 3s handset. Because of the new generation GPU and processor, the performance of games in 3S is better as compared to Redmi 2.
Dimensions and design
The thickness of Redmi 3s is 8.5 millimeters and the weight is below 149 grams. Despite having newer hardware, the handset is thinner than its predecessor, Redmi 2.
The mobile boasts curved edges. It packs a 128GB microSD reader and 16GB ROM. Xiaomi provides free 5GB cloud storage space to the users who buy its mobile devices. This offer should be available to the users of Redmi 3s as well.
The latest 7000 Rs range Xiaomi phone packs a 13 MP PDAF enabled back camera. It has a high-definition selfie 5 megapixels camera. 3S supports recording of full high-def videos at 30 frames/second.
The phone has special filters along with the below three modes:
- Beautify, HDR, and beautify.
3s is first Xiaomi phone below 8000 Rs to feature IR blaster. Hence, you can use it as DTH set-top box remote control. This mobile has metal chassis and the below five sensors:
- eCompass, ambient light, gyroscope.
- Proximity, accelerometer.
Xiaomi Redmi 3S allows navigation with BEIDOU, GLONASS, and Google Maps. It runs MIUI 7 (Marshmallow OS) and flaunts an HD 5.0 inches screen with CGG.
Redmi 3S lets you hear music for over 10 nonstop hours, thanks to its massive 4100 mAh battery.
The phone offers a hybrid and a regular SIM slot. Hybrid SIM reader doubles up as a MicroSD card reader i.e. you can use either two SIMs or an SD card + SIM card at same time.
Redmi 3S users will enjoy MIUI 8 update. It has a special reading mode feature which prevents the phone from emitting intense blue light rays. The mode makes sure the display doesn’t damage your vision when you are reading eBooks or content.
|Xiaomi Redmi 3S price||Within Rs 7000|
Is Xiaomi off the track?
Xiaomi had launched the Mi Max mobile last month on Amazon. People have started reporting WiFi connectivity issue within 2/3 days of purchase. Let’s hope that the 3s doesn’t turn out to be a mediocre phone.