Xiaomi Redmi 3 with metal body, 5-inch display gets certified by TENAA in China

A new Xiaomi device has been certified by TENAA in China. It could be the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi 3 that will feature a metal body, similar to the recently launched Redmi Note 3. It has also recently surfaced on Geekbench dubbed as Xiaomi Kenzo. Lets check out the rumoured specifications.


Xiaomi Redmi 3 Rumoured Specifications

The Xiaomi Redmi 3 will feature a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display. It will be powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It will pack in 2 GB of RAM along with 16 GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device will run on MIUI 7 based on Android OS. It will come with a full metal industrial design, like the Redmi Note 3 but will be missing out on the fingerprint sensor at the back.

The Redmi 3 will rock a 8 or 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash. It can shoot 1080p Full HD videos. It will come with a 5 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It will be 8.5 mm thick and weigh 143 grams. It will support Dual SIM as expected.


On the connectivity front, the Redmi 3 will come with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB OTG. The smartphone is expected to pack in a 4,000 mAh battery under the hood.

The Xiaomi Redmi 3 will be available in Dark Grey, Champagne and Silver color variants and will be priced around CNY 599 (US $93 / INR Rs 6,127 approximately). The smartphone is expected to be launched during the Chinese New Year in February 2016.

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