Xiaomi has officially announced the Redmi 3 in China. This is a snapdragon 616 octa core powered smartphone with diamond patterned metal frame, handset weight is 144 grams and it does come with a micro SD support (well a hybrid slot). Redmi 3 price in China is RMB 699 that comes to approx Rs. 7100.

The official Xiaomi Redmi 3 specifications are here, it is using qualcomm snapdragon 616 octa core chipset and sports a 5 inch screen with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. There is 2GB RAM (LPDDR3) and 16GB of internal storage space. This is a dual SIM handset where one slot is a hybrid slot which can be used to add a micro SD card of up to 128GB or use a SIM.

When it comes to camera there is a 13MP shooter (Auto Focus) on the rear with LED flash support and front facing camera is of 5MP resolution. Important features are 4G LTE, 3G, GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth.

Xiaomi Redmi 3 goes official for RMB 699

The Redmi 3 gets power from a 4100 mAh battery, it still 8.5mm thick. This handset will be available in China, tomorrow for a price tag of RMB 699.

There is no official statement about the Xiaomi Redmi 3 launch in India.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor - gogi.in