Xiaomi has announced the company’s latest smartphone – Xiaomi Redmi 3S smartphone at a starting price tag of 699 Yuan. It comes Dark Grey, Silver and Gold colour and it will go on sale starting June 16th through mi.com. It comes in two variant – 2GB RAM with 16GB in-built memory costs 699 Yuan and 3GB RAM with 32GB in-built memory costs 899 Yuan. It’s a new variant of Redmi 2 and there are no details about the global roll out yet.
On the specifications front, it features 5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU & runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with MIUI 7 on top of it. It comes in two variant – 2GB of RAM with 16GB storage or 3GB of RAM with 32GB storage variants.
it features 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF), resulting in a quick focus of just 0.1 second and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfie & video-calling.
It has hybrid SIM slot that lets you use the secondary nano SIM slot as a microSD slot when required. It comes with connectivity features like 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS.
It packs a 4100mAh battery.
It has full metal magnesium alloy unibody design. It is 8.5mm thick and weighs 144 grams.