The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 sits on the lower end of the mid range smart phones available in the market. The Note 3 managed to make competition crushing sales numbers for the company. The phone is rolled out in two variants with different RAM and storage configuration. It is the first phone in the world to feature the Snapdragon 650 processor.
|5.5 Inch IPS LCD Display (401 ppi) with Yes||3MB||32MB internal Up to 32 GBMB||
||4050 mAh||Gold, Gray, Silver|
Design and Construction
|Dimensions (Inches)||5.9 x 2.9 x 0.33|
|Colour Options||Gold, Gray, Silver|
|Screen Size||5.5 Inches|
|Screen to body ratio (%)||72.98%|
|Screen Type||IPS LCD|
|Pixel Density||401 ppi|
|CPU||Hexa Core (1.8 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A72 + 1.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53), 64 bit|
|Internal memory||32 MB|
|No of sensors||1|
|Os version||Android v5.1 Lollipop|
|Fast Charging||Yes hours|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz|
|Navigation||A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, with Google Maps|
|Music formats||AAC, HE-AAC, AMR, AMR-WB, QCELP, EVRC, MP3, AC3|
|GSM||1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz|
|UMTS||1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz|
|LTE (FDD)||2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)|
|LTE (TDD)||2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)|
Unlike the previous plastic clad Redmi Notes, the Note 3 gets a complete metal unibody construction. Even after being fitted with a huge 4050 mAh the phone manages to maintain a slim 8.65mm profile and tips the weighing scale at 164gm which is lighter than the Note Prime. The display is a 5.5inch FullHD IPS LCD unit with 1920 x 1080 resolution and 401 PPI.
As mentioned the Redmi Note 3 is the very first phone to use the Snapdragon 650 64-bit CPU clocked at 1.8 GHz. It is a Hexa-Core processor that employs 2x ARM Cortex A72 and 4x ARM Cortex A53. The CPU is coupled with Adreno 510 GPU and 3GB of dual channel RAM. The onboard memory on this variant is 32GB that can be expanded upto 256GB via microSD card. The phone gets a 4G hybrid dual SIM tray that can hold two micro sims or one sim and a microSD.
The camera setup includes a 16MP unit at the rear and a 5MP front camera. The rear camera gets Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and a Two-tone flash. The feature set on the Note 3 includes a fingerprint sensor that not only unlocks the phone for you but also work as a camera shutter button.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comes with Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) and features MIUI 7.0 out of the box. Marshmallow and MIUI 8 Updates have been rolled out for the Redmi Note 3 by the developers.