Xiaomi Redmi 3X Released – Price & Specs
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The company made the surprising announcement today in China as well. The Xiaomi Redmi 3X and Redmi 3s seem to pack similar specifications but the Redmi 3X will be exclusively for local Telecom operator China Unicom.
Full Specification & Price of the Xiaomi Redmi 3X
The device has a full metal – magnesium alloy unibody design and weighs 146 grams as opposed to the 144 grams which the Redmi 3s weighs. The dimensions of the Redmi 3s and Redmi 3X also slightly differs. While the Redmi 3S measures 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5mm, the Redmi 3X measures 139.7 x 69.7 x 8.5mm.
However, just like the Redmi 3s, the smartphone sports a 5-inh HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels with Adreno 505 GPU. The device also wears a finger print scanner on its back.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3X is powered by an Octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor and packs a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and phase-detection auto-focus. The device also has a 5-megapixel front facing camera.
In the memory aspect, the Redmi 3X comes only in 2GB RAM option, with 32GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB with a microSD.
The phone which operates on Android 5.1 Lollipop based MIUI 7, crams a hefty 4,100mAh battery and comes with Hybrid dual SIM.
On the connectivity front, the device offers 4G, Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), GPS with AGS/GLONASS and Micro-USB 2.0.
One snag about the Xiaomi Redmi 3X is that it is only available to China Unicom but it is hoped that an unlocked version will be available soon.
Xiaomi Redmi 3X specifications
- 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU
- 2GB LPDDR3 RAM with 32GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- MIUI 7 based on Android
- Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD)
- 13MP rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording
- 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording
- Dimensions: 139.3 x 69.7 x 8.5mm; Weight: 146g
- Fingerprint sensor
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS
- 4000mAh battery / 4100mAh (typical)
The Xiaomi Redmi 3X comes in silver and gold colors and is priced at 899 yuan in China(US$ 136 / Rs. 9165 in India).