Traditionally, Xiaomi publish teasers with the specifications of the future device the day before the announcement. However, this time, the company and its executives have disclosed almost all the characteristics of Redmi 3.
Today, Lin Bin, a co-founder of Xiaomi confirmed that will be priced at 699 yuan ($ 106). Given the pricing strategy, which the company has adhered to its previous budget smartphone, we get a rather attractive smartphone at $ 100 segment.
In addition to cost, Xiaomi also confirmed that the smartphone will be presented with a large battery to 4100 mAh. This gives the advantage of the device in its price segment, because there is a small amount of 5-inch smartphone that can boast such a large battery.
Director General of Xiaomi, Lei Jun said that according to his personal use, the smartphone can easily run for two days. Also, the device showed a pretty good autonomy in standby mode, as a recent screenshot of CEO demonstrated that Redmi 3 still had 94% after 18 hours.
Other specs confirmed by the company include Snapdragon 616 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB of internal memory and microSD-slot, which supports cards up to 128 GB.
Also, the smartphone has received a 13-megapixel main camera with PDAF, which focuses in just 0.1 seconds, 5-megapixel front camera, the MIUI 7, support for two SIM-cards and metal case with a unique design.
According to reports, redmi 3 will be available, at least in two colors: silver and gold. Both colors have been disclosed in the company of recent teasers.
Redmi 3 will be available for purchase in China, starting from tomorrow. As for the international market, Xiaomi has yet to announce this information.