Xiaomi Redmi Note 2
Xiaomi has officially announced the Redmi Note 2 and Redmi Note 2 Prime on Aug. 13 Image via Xiaomi (Twitter)

Xiaomi recently launched the 3rd generation of Redmi Note in Nov. 2015. The device looks slim and offers a good performance. A long thread of messages posted on the MIUI official blog discuss the awesome specifications of the Redmi Note 3.

The blog further reveals the key features of the phone. The device is considered as the first Mi phone to have a metallic finish for its exterior design along with a fingerprint sensor. The other significant features of the phone are discussed below.

Display and design

The Redmi Note 3 sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD touchscreen with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolutions. The phone’s screen has a 403ppi pixel density that determines the clarity of pictures on the screen. It feels great to hold the phone in your hand since it has a metal unibody that feels smooth to the touch, reports TnhOnline.


According to GSM Arena, the Redmi Note 3 has a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 for brighter images. The camera is designed with a phase detection autofocus technology along with a dual-LED flash. The current craze among smartphone fans is taking selfies and posting them on social networking sites. The Redmi Note 3’s 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 will definitely let you take excellent selfie shots.

Performance, software and hardware

The Redmi Note 3 runs on the Android v5.0.2 Lollipop operating system. Powered by an octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor, the phone ensures a smooth and fast performance. The phone also boasts of a Mediatek MT6795 HelioX10 chipset installed inside.


The battery is the most significant feature in a smartphone. The Redmi Note 3 features a very powerful and non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAH battery. It offers up to 264 hours of standby time.

As for the price, reports suggest that the Redmi Note 3 is priced at RMB 899 (approx. AU$191) for its 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM version. However, the Redmi Note 3 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM version is priced at RMB 1,099 (approx. AU$234).