Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro was announced in China back in March this year. It is now available globally via Gearbest. The ‘Pro’ variant comes with 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and packs in a fingerprint sensor as well. Earlier this year, Xiaomi Redmi 3 was introduced, which can be purchased globally now.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro is available in Gold, Silver and Grey color variants on Gearbest but currently you can place order for Gold and Silver (slightly cheaper at $167.89). The unlocked smartphone will cost you US $169.99 if you choose to import. It is slightly on the higher side when compared to the original price of $137 (CNY 899).
The e-commerce portal from China delivers in most countries with free shipping. However, you could also expedite the shipping by paying nominal charges and get it within 3-7 business days. Lets have a look at the specifications and features.
Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro Specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro features a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 (Quad 1.5 GHz + Quad 1.2 GHz) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It packs in 3 GB of LPDDR3 RAM along with 32 GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop OS. It comes with a full metal magnesium alloy unibody design. The back side has a diamond pattern made out of 4166 stars and it becomes visible when the light hits at an angle.
The Redmi 3 Pro rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), f/2.0 aperture. It comes with a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture for selfies and video calling. Both the cameras can shoot 1080p Full HD videos. It supports Hybrid dual SIM (micro + nano/microSD) feature, where the second SIM slot can be used as a microSD card slot and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack. It is 8.5 mm thick and weighs 144 grams. It packs in a fingerprint sensor at the back as well.
On the connectivity front, the Redmi 3 Pro comes with 4G LTE (FDD-LTE : 1800/2100/2600 MHz), 3G HSPA+ (WCDMA : 850/900/1900/2100 MHz), 2G (GSM : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS and USB OTG. The smartphone packs in a massive 4,100 mAh Lithium-ion Polymer battery under the hood that supports fast charging.
The Redmi 3 Pro package contains Cell Phone (1), Power Adapter (1), USB Cable (1) and SIM Needle (1).