Xiaomi launches Xiaomi Mi 3, Redmi Note and Redmi 1S in India

Xiaomi (pronounced ‘shao-mee’) announce that they will launch new devices along with the Xiaomi Mi-3 and now they have finally launched Redmi Note and the Redmi 1S. The Xiaomi Mi-3 is the flagship phone while the other two phones are  aimed towards sub 10,000 rupees category. The Mi-3 is powered by a 2.3GHz quad core processor, Redmi Note is powered by a 1.7GHz Octa core processor while the Redmi 1S is powered by a by a 1.6GHz quad core processor. Xiaomi Mi-3 has a Full HD display while the Redmi Note and 1S comes with a 720p HD display.

Commenting on the launch Manu Jain, India Operations Head, Xiaomi, said “We are looking to provide the best in class experience to our Mi fans in India. We are starting with 35+ service centres across top 20 cities, a hotline that operates 7 days a week, and a vibrant Mi India Facebook page. Our partner Flipkart, with its world-class technology and customer service, will be key to providing this experience“.

Xiaomi Mi 3 Specifications

● 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display with 441 PPI resolution with Corning Gorilla glass protection
● 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 (MSM 8974AB) processor with Adreno 330 GPU
● MIUI V5 on top of Android 4.3
● 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony Exmor BSI sensor,  f/2.2 aperture, 1080p full HD video recording
● 2MP front-facing camera with BSI sensor,  f/2.2 aperture, 1080p full HD video recording
● 2GB DDR3 RAM, 16 GB internal memory
● 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz), WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and NFC
● 8.1mm thickness
● 3050mAh battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note Specifications

● Dual SIM
● 5.5-inch 1280 x 720 pixels HD IPS display
● 1.7 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450 GPU
● MIUI v5 on top of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
● 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording
● 5MP front-facing camera
● 2GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, micro SD card up to 32GB
● 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
● 3.5mm audio jack
● 3100 mAh battery

Xiaomi Redmi 1S Specifications

● Dual SIM
● 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 pixels HD IPS display
● 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8228) processor with Adreno 305 GPU
● MIUI v5 on top of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
● 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 1.4ųm sensor, 1080p video recording
● 1.6MP front-facing camera
● 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, micro SD card up to 64GB
● 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
● Hi-Fi System with Dirac sound
● 3.5mm Audio Jack
● 2000 mAh battery

The Xiaomi Mi3 is priced at Rs. 13,999. It is exclusively available for pre-booking on Flipkart starting today, July 15th till 21st July. It will go on sale starting July 22nd. The customers who registered before 21st July would be able to purchase the smartphone.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note is priced at Rs. 9,999 and the Redmi 1S is priced at Rs. 6,999. They both would go on sale in India soon.

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