Xiaomi has started 2016 with the release of its Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, a phone that was launched in China last year. The major difference being that the Redmi Note 3 in India will be housing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 chipset whereas the one in China was launched with the MediaTek Helio X10 processor. Apart from being the first Xiaomi phone with a full metal body, this is also Xiaomi’s first foray into fingerprint scanner sporting handsets.
The Redmi Note 3 features Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 chipset and will come in two variants – 16 GB with 2 GB of RAM variant which has been priced at Rs 9,999 and 32 GB (with 3 GB of RAM) variant which has been priced at Rs 11,999. The Redmi Note 3 is a 4G dual SIM handset which comes with a 5.5-inch display and runs Android-based OS MIUI 7. It also has a fingerprint sensor. It also has a 4,050 mAh battery and measures just 8.65 mm at its thickest point. It also has a reading mode to help prevent eye fatigue. Armed with a 16 megapixel rear camera and 5 MP front camera, users can click selfies with the rear camera using the fingerprint sensor to shoot the image.
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, which made its India debut on March 3 this month, will go on another round of sales exclusively on both Mi.com and Amazon at 2 PM on Wednesday March 16.