Xiaomi has launched another variant of Redmi 3 in China called the Redmi 3s. The Redmi 3s comes with a full metal magnesium alloy unibody design and is 8.5mm thick. XIaomi has launched the device in two variants — 16GB variant with 2GB of RAM priced at 699 Yuan (Rs 7,000 approximately), and the 32GB variant with 3GB of RAM priced at 899 Yuan (Rs 9,000 approximately). The new Redmi 3s will be available in dark grey, silver and gold colors, and will be going on sale from June 16. As of now the there is no word on global release.
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The Xiaomi Redmi 3s was recently spotted on China’s TENAA, and everything revealed in the listing is in line with the final launch. Just like the Redmi Note 3, the new Redmi 3s too has a fingerprint scanner placed at the back below the primary camera.
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Besides the addition of the fingerprint scanner at the back, the Redmi 3 also had a Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor. The rest of the specifications and features remain much the same.
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Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 3s are as follows:
|Display||5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels)|
|Camera||Rear – 13 MP with LED flash, phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF), Video- 1080p, Front- 5 MP|
|Processor||Snapdragon 430 octa-core chipset, 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53|
|GPU||Adreno 505 GPU|
|RAM||2 GB or 3 GB|
|Storage||16 GB (eMMC5.0) or 32 GB (eMMC5.1), expandable up to 128GB with microSD|
|Battery||16GB – 4,000mAh, 32GB – 4,100mAh|
|Special Features||4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS|
|OS||Android 5.1 with MIUI 7|
|Colors||dark grey, silver and gold|
|Price||2 GB variant – 699 Yuan (Rs 7,000 approximately)|
3 GB variant – 899 Yuan (Rs 9,000 approximately)