Have you heard all those rumors about Xiaomi launching tits Mi 3 in India? Once again we have to say that they were more than simple rumors as long as the company has actually launched it there along with two other devices: Redmi 1S and Redmi Note. Do you fancy the idea of buying a Xiaomi handset? Then, here we have the pricing details that you might be interested about, as well as some of the most important technical specs and features of these phones.
Xiaomi Xiaomi Mi 3
Let’s start with Xiaomi Xiaomi Mi 3 which is a new smartphone that comes with a 5.00-inch 1080×1920 display, also being powered by 2.3GHz processor alongside 2GB RAM. Even more, we have discovered that the device comes with either 16GB or 64GB of internal storage, also packing a 3050mAh NFC-enabled battery.
When it comes to its 13-megapixel rear camera, we know that it looks great on paper, so we cannot wait to discover how good it actually performs.
As for the OS, this Xiaomi Mi3 model ships with Android and Xiaomi’s MIUI version, just like we have previously seen.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S
Now, let’s focus our attention toward Xiaomi’s Redmi 1S which has a 4.7-inch display with a decent resolution of 720p IPS display, the power being offered by a 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. We know that this number might be small, but at least it can be later expanded upto 64GB via a microSD card slot.
Moreover, the phone has both a 8GB of rear-facing camera and a 1.6MP front shooter, also packing a 2000mAh battery and having the usual Bluetooth 4.0 LE and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n connectivity options. And finally, you should know that Xiaomi Redmi 1S runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Xiaomi’s MIUI layer on top.
Xiaomi Redmi Note
Finally, here we are at the company’s new Redmi Note which comes with a 5.5-inch 720p IPS display, as well as with a MediaTek MT6592 SoC with octa-core 1.7GHz CPU and Mali-450 GPU. In terms of memory, here we have 2GB RAM and 8GB storage space with microSD card slot, not to mention how good it sounds that we have both an 13 megapixel rear camera with 1080p video recording and 5 megapixel front camera with 720p video.
The usual Bluetooth 4.0 LE and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n/ connectivity options are here present as well, while the MIUI on Android 4.3 OS version seems as a potential choice for many of you.
How much do we have to pay for these Xiaomi Devices?
First of all, you should know that the Mi 3 version has a price cut. It is now available for ₹13,999 ($232) instead of the initially announced ₹14,999 ($249). As for the other two phones that have just been launched, Xiaomi Redmi Note and Redmi 1S, they are available for Rs. 9999 ($166) and no more than Rs. 6999 ($116) respectively.
And don’t forget that Flipkart is the exclusive launch partner for Xiaomi in India. While Redmi 1S and the Redmi Note will become available starting in August, things have moved much faster for the Mi 3 model. You can already register today on Flipkart to be able to buy the Mi 3 when it goes on sale on July 22.
And the handset won’t come alone, but along with the Mi Power Bank and other accessories which will also be available for sale next week.