Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 3, an under $180 premium phablet



Xiaomi is currently considered the Chinese Apple Inc, and for good reasons. The company sold over 6 million Redmi Note 2 units alone in 100 days this year, and they’ve just released the next-generation model dubbed Redmi Note 3 earlier today, in a press event held in Beijing, China, along other products.

Redmi Note 3 sports an aluminium unibody, a 5.5-inch Full HD display powered by MediaTek’s Helio X10 octa-core processor and a 4,000 mAh battery to last you a couple of days. The phablet comes with Xiaomi’s latest custom ROM called MIUI 7, based on Lollipop flavour.¬†Other specs include 8 and 13MP cameras, 4G LTE through dual SIM slots,Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac.

Xiaomi’s new Redmi Note 3 is 8.65mm thin, weighs in at 164 grams and it features a fingerprint sensor on the back of the device right under the camera to increase data security.


Redmi Note 3 will be available for starters in China in Gold, Silver and Grey colors for $140 the 16GB model with 2GB of RAM, and for $175 the 32GB model with 3GB of RAM. The phablet will arrive in EU very soon too.