Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review: Price, Specs, Pros and Cons

Review of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 at a Glance:-

Xiaomi looking forward by adding premium functionalities in Smartphone under the budget segment, as they recently launched Xiaomi Note 3 preloaded with the features like Snapdragon 650/ Mediatek Helio X10 2.0 GHz processor, 5.5 inches IPS display, 13 MP & 5 MP camera, 4G support in both SIMs, 16/32 GB ROM, 2/3 GB RAM and 4000 mAh battery. Here we will have Short review, Pros and Cons of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.

As most of Tier A brands launching Metallic built Smartphone in premium range so This time Xiaomi in Note 3 also includes aluminium Metallic unibody, with 8.7 mm of the width.  That all makes phone miniature in design which feels great in holding. Definitely you will miss the slot for the Expendable memory, if we go through localities of input-output system 3.5mm audio jack on the top, the USB port is on the bottom, power and volume keys are located on the right.
The screen of the Xiaomi handset are always on the top notch, display is IPS has 5.5 inches of size with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolutions and 403 ppi of display density. The display is sharp and crisp although if they include AMOLED display it will be more energy efficient and better to see deep dark black in pictures with crisper view.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Note3 is powered with the Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 octa-core processor having 1.8 GHz of the clock speed which doesn’t lag at all because it is also supported by the 3 GB RAM, the multitasking is quite smooth in the handset. This handset is also suitable for most of the games although the Graphic intensive Games have noticeable hiccups however in medium graphic setting most of games running smooth. 
On the back panel they have fixed Samsung 13 MP rear camera for the photographs having f/2.2 aperture, the photos coming out from the primary camera are pleasurable to see; the colour production is pretty good. The front 5 MP OmniVision camera is sufficient to satisfy the needs of Selfie lovers.
Its predecessor Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 had 3060 mAh of battery and this handset is launched with the 4000 mAh of the battery which results into the gain of 4 grams of the weight with gain of huge battery capacity.

Specification of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Operating System
OS- Android
OS Version- v5.1 (Lollipop)
CPU- Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650/ Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
Clock Speed- 2.0 GHz
Core- Octa-core
GPU- PowerVR G6200

Screen and Display
Type- IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size- 5.5 inches
Display Resolution- 1080 x 1920 pixels
Display Reinforced
Display Density- 403 ppi

Rear- 13 MP
Front- 5 MP
Max. Video Resolution- 1080p
Max Video Frames- 120fps

Form and Dimension
Phone Dimension- 150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
Form- Bar
Weight- 164 grams

Data Connection and Connectivity 
4G- 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
3G- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Bluetooth- v4.1
WiFi- 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Headphone Jack- 3.5mm 

Proximity- Yes
Accelerometer- Yes
Light- Yes
Gyroscope- Yes

Memory and RAM
Internal (ROM)- 16/32 GB
External (SD)- N/A
RAM- 2/3 GB

SIM Type- Dual SIM
SIM Support- Micro-SIM

Capacity- 4000 mAh
Stand By- 264 hours

Phone’s Available Colour- Silver, Gray and Gold

Pros of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

  • Premium metallic built.
  • No hiccups shown by processor in multitasking. 
  • 4G support on both SIM.
  • Phone support Fingerprint sensor.
  • OTG cable is supported.
  • Camera is definitely improved and finer.
  • Vidoegraphy supports 120fps slow-motion.

Cons of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

  • Battery is Non-Removable.
  • No expendable SD card is supported.
  • 16 GB variant is not a good option for many people.
  • Display doesn’t have any special protection layer eg. Gorilla Glass, Dragontail Glass.

Solution of Problems in Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

PlayStore is not preloaded 
The Chinese version doesn’t have Play store and other Google apps so make sure you own a global version of the handset.

Why to buy and Final words about Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

If you ask for my personal opinion about this Redmi Note 3 then apart from non expendable memory we like every piece of thing about this phone. Its metallic finishing, heavy 1.8 GHz processor and 13MP camera performs better than its previous phone Redmi Note 2.

Minimum Price in Online Stores-

Amazon.in Flipkart Snapdeal Amazon(USA)
Rs. 9999
Rs. 11999 N/A $ 240

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