Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 confirmed ahead of launch on November 24

Xiaomi has finally confirmed a device that will be unveiled on November 24 at the China National Convention Center. It is the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 that was dubbed as Redmi Note 2 Pro all along. It will have an all metal body and a fingerprint sensor.


The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has recently got certified by TENAA in China as well. It is the successor of the Redmi Note 2 that was announced back in August. Like the Note 2, the Redmi Note 3 might be coming with a “Prime” variant with a faster processor, more RAM and internal storage.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Rumoured Specifications

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is expected to feature a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display that will be powered by a 2.0 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795) 64-bit processor along with PowerVR G6200 GPU. It will pack in 2 / 3 GB of RAM along with 16 / 32 GB of internal storage. The device should run on MIUI 7 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop or later.

The Redmi Note 3 will rock the same 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Samsung / OmniVision Sensor, 5p lens, f/2.2 aperture and 78-degree wide-angle lens found on the Redmi Note 2. The rear camera has Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) technology that allows it to focus on a subject within 0.1 seconds. It will come with a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with OmniVision sensor, 1.4 micron pixel for selfies and video calling. It will support dual SIM feature with dual standby mode. It will have a fingerprint scanner below the primary camera.


On the connectivity front, the Note 3 will come with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, GLONASS and USB OTG. The phablet will pack in a 3,060 mAh non-removable battery under the hood. It will be available in Gold, Silver and Grey colors. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is expected to be priced around CNY 1099 (US $172 / INR Rs 11,408 approximately) in China.

Also, we know there will be more than one devices launched tomorrow. The Mi Pad 2 is very likely to launch along with a surprising smartwatch as well. The flagship Mi 5 will likely not arrive before December.

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