When it comes to mid-range smartphones, users generally hold view that these handsets offer fairly satisfactory performance in terms of computing speed, camera and display quality and other features. Nevertheless, products from the Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi are exceptions to this notion. The Chinese handset maker which has been launching ‘flagship killers’ over the past few years has added another notable device in its product portfolio- the Redmi Note 3.
The third successor to the Xiaomi Redmi Note series comes with even more appealing design with the study builds design and quality. The mid-ranger has much to offer to the gadget buds compared to other phones of the same category. The smartphone looks and feels incredibly premium with perfectly curved edges all the way to the bezel. Moreover, the edges do not feel sharp. As the phone does not attract fingerprints, it is easy to ward off the dust just in a swipe and keep the phone clean.
Enclosed in a metal fuselage, the phone has 5.5 inch full-HD display with 403 PPI for utmost clarity. It uses new technology to adapt contrast and brightness in the surrounding. Detection of the ambient light in real time and dynamically adjusting to the contrast are all what Xiao’s Sunlight Display has to offer. Despite not having protective display covering such as the Gorilla Glass, the hardened glass cover provides the handset’s screen with above par protection level. Redmi Note 3 provides good brightness and protects eyes of users during reading by reducing the blue light.
Powered by 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 650 64-bit processor, the 164 grams dual-SIM phone comes with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM. Officially, storage can be expanded up to 128GB by using a micro-SD card. The hexa-core processor is fast and powerful offering users with high speed computing and highly efficient multitasking. Gaming is butter smooth with the Adreno 510 GPU. While playing the Asphalt 8, we noticed that the game plays smoothly with instant application launch and video playback. However, heat dissipation can be an issue on the long run.
The new Xiaomi smartphone provides security and privacy at your fingertips. Fingerprint scanner located at the back of the handset comes with chip level security in which fingerprint database is preserved in the secret hardware made with Qualcomm Secure Execution Environment, the information of which cannot be obtained by even by the user. The fingerprint scanner can be used to lock or unlock the phone.
Running on Android Lolipop 5.1.1 based MIUI 7.0 interface, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 houses outstanding battery capacity. It has the 4,050 mAh non-removable battery powered up with 5V 2A Quick Charge technology-that allows you to charge the phone from zero to 50 percent battery in just 30 minutes. Redmi Note 3 comes with 16-megapixel f/2.0 rear camera with 0.1 Phase Detection auto Focus (PDAF) and powerful dual image signal processor. Photos and videos come outstanding with excellent contrast and colour saturation. Similarly, the phone’s 5 MP front camera hosts popular features such as the perfect selfie. Redmi Note 3’s camera comes with color rendering and HDR, a built in photo editor, 1080p full HD video, 36 beauty profiles and many more.
Vatsal Impex, the authorized distributor of Xiaomi in Nepal, is offering back cover and tempered glass free of cost within booking period. Customers will get six months warranty on battery while the the phone carries warranty of one year. The smartphone tagged with the initial price of Rs 24,999, is available in golden and grey color.