The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is now official in India. The device was recently launched in the country on March 3 at a special event that took place at the Talkatora Stadium, Gate 5, Talkatora Garden, President’s Estate, New Delhi. Xiaomi Global Vice President Hugo Barra headed the launch event, which also saw the debut of the Mi 4c in the country.
During the exclusive and special launch presentation, which can be watched and relived on YouTube, the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was launched in India as a mobile device that will be part of the company’s Make in India initiative. This means that the Redmi Note 3 that will be selling in the country will be a version manufactured completely in the country.
As for the specs, the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with 1080 x 1920 pixels Full HD resolution and 441 ppi pixel density rate. It measures 150 mm tall, 76 mm wide, and 8.7 mm thick. It weighs 164 grams.
The Redmi Note 4 runs under a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 chipset, with a hexa-core CPU clocking in at a speed of 1.8 GHz. An Adreno 510 GOU handles the graphics for playback and more importantly for gaming purposes on the device.
The Redmi note 3 is available in two different variantsa 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM combo and a 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM combo. Both variants have support for an external microSD expansion of up to 128GB.
As for the camera, the device features a 16-megapixel main rear camera with a PDAF feature, and it comes coupled with a 5-megapixel front snapper.
The Xiaomi Redmi note 3 will be available via Mi.com and Amazon starting March 9, and in the coming days on Flipkart and Snapdeal in silver, gold, and gray. The 16GB variant will be Rs 9,999 and the 32GB variant will be Rs 11,999.