Xiaomi sells more than 23 lakh units of Redmi Note 3 in India so far

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 3 with Snapdragon 650 chipset in China at the beginning of 2016. Then it was then launched in India on March 3 and went on flash sale starting from March 9. It also went on couple of open sales. Back in May, Mi India revealed that they have sold 6 lakh units of the Redmi Note 3 in just 60 days (2 months). Today, Xiaomi has announced that the Redmi Note 3 has become the ‘bestselling phone online ever in India‘ and more than 2,300,000 (23 lakhs or 2.3 million) units have been sold so far.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 becomes the best selling phone online in India ever

According to Xiaomi, one in every nine phones ordered online in India were a Note 3, which means they are selling one Note 3 every 7 seconds. To celebrate this incredible achievement, Xiaomi has set up a promotional page (link given as source). Play a game called ‘How fast is 7 seconds?’ to win yourself a prize (a phone or a Rs 100 coupon). Check out the specifications and features of the device below.

Xiaomi sells more than 23 lakh units of Redmi Note 3 in India so far

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Specifications

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD fully laminated display. The phablet comes with sunlight display technology which improves screen readability using hardware-level technology to adjust contrast for each pixel in real-time. It is powered by a hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (Quad 1.2 GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A57) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 510 GPU. It packs in 2 / 3 GB of RAM along with 16 / 32 GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device runs on MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop OS. Now, MIUI supports 13 Indian languages. It comes with a full metal industrial design.

The Redmi Note 3 rocks a 16 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) and f/2.0 aperture. It can shoot 1080p Full HD videos and 120fps slow-motion videos. It comes with a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. The front shooter can also capture Full HD 1080p videos. It supports Hybrid dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD card) with dual standby mode. It has a fingerprint sensor below the primary camera that unlocks in 0.3 seconds and comes with Trustonic TEE chip-level security. It is just 8.65 mm thick (at the thickest point) and weighs just 164 grams, in spite of a larger battery. It also has an Infrared sensor.

On the connectivity front, the Note 3 comes with 4G LTE (Indian band: 3, 5, 40, 41) with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, GLONASS and USB OTG. The phablet packs in a whopping 4,000 mAh non-removable battery under the hood that supports fast charging. It charges from 0-50% in 1 hour flat and full charge in 3 hours.


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