Xiaomi has launched its Mi Note 3 in a 4 GB RAM variant. Compared to the existing 6 GB model, this new handset costs less money. It will retail for CNY 1,999 (about Rs 20,000) in China. The 6 GB RAM variant’s price starts at CNY 2,299 for 64 GB internal storage and CNY 2,599 for 128 GB internal storage.
The Note 3 inherits the design language of the Mi 6. It features a curved glass body and an aluminium frame. It sports a 5.5-inch FullHD display. The phone has a 12 MP dual lens camera which offer 2x optical zoom capability without any loss in detail. It boasts of 4-axis OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation). The rear cameras sit flush with the body with no sign of protrusion. front selfie camera is a 16 MP module with AI (Artificial Intelligence) powered beautify mode.
The Mi Note 3 is powered by a 64-Bit octa core Snapdragon 660 SoC (System on Chip) from Qualcomm. It is the most powerful chip in the 600-tier. It promises 30 percent higher graphics performance with the Adreno 512 GPU and twice the LTE and Wi-Fi downlink speeds compared to the previous generation.
The Redmi note 3 packs in a 3,500 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support for faster charging times. The Redmi Note 3 runs on Android Nougat with a MIUI 9 skin on top of it.