redmi 3s specs – sale date
Xiaomi’s Redmi 3s, the company’s next smartphone for India, will be launched tomorrow. Xiaomi will host a live-stream of the launch event as well, and this is will be a new addition to Xiaomi’s budget Redmi series. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 in India starts at Rs 9,999, and the new Redmi 3S is expected to be priced under Rs 10,000 as well.
as expected, unveiled its new Redmi 3S smartphone in India, alongside the Redmi 3S Prime variant. The new Redmi 3S smartphones are ‘Made in India’ devices, says Xiaomi.
Xiaomi Redmi 3S has been priced at Rs. 6,999 while Redmi 3S Prime will retail at Rs. 8,999. Both models will be initially available exclusively via Mi.com and Flipkart. Out of the two, the Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime will go on sale first starting August 9. Xiaomi says the Redmi 3S model will go on sale a week later.
Xiaomi Redmi 3s specifications
The Redmi 3s launched in China features a 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 430 octa-core chipset, 2GB of RAM for the 16GB variant, and 3GB of RAM for the 32GB variant. There is also a hybrid SIM card slot that lets you insert a microSD card to expand internal storage.
Xiaomi Redmi 3s comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) support, while up front is a 5-megapixel selfie camera. The 16GB variant comes with a 4,000mAh battery, while the 32GB variant comes with a 4,100mAh batter
- Pros: Very long battery life, Good performance for the price, 32GB storage, expandable
- Cons: Camera could have been better
The Redmi 3s Prime is almost a smaller replica of the Redmi Note 3, which leaves little to complain about. In fact, the smaller footprint of the Redmi 3s Prime makes it perhaps the most ergonomic smartphone I’ve held in a long time.
Xiaomi has been launching a slew of smartphones in India this year, from the budget friendly Redmi Note 3, to the premium Mi 5, followed by the phablet Mi Max. The company has indicated it wants to bring more of its products to the country as it looks to expand beyond China, where growth has stalled. Xiaomi recently launched the Mi Notebook Air and Redmi Pro in China, although it doesn’t look like these products are headed here anytime soon.