Xiaomi Redmi 3s Specs and Price Full Review

Xiaomi Redmi 3s review

Xiaomi Redmi 3s is one most affordable smartphone from Xiaomi that is perfect for those on a budget. The device has everything a light user needs, from 2GB of RAM to 16GB internal storage.

It boasts of 4100 mAh battery with fast battery charging and houses the Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 chipset. Xiaomi Redmi 3s will definitely give you value for your money, check out the review below.

Xiaomi Redmi 3s DESIGN

Cheap and beautiful doesn’t always go together but this device is an exception. Redmi 3s was beautifully crafted in a premium metal body, and measuring 8.5mm slim, which is surprisingly 0.9mm thinner than Redmi 2. The device weighs 144g and supports a Hybrid Dual Micro + Nano sims.

Xiaomi Redmi 3s

Redmi 3S has an almost invisible fingerprint sensor at the back, that unlocks at the slightest touch. Just tap your finger on the sensor and it responds in 0.1s, which is definitely faster and more convenient than passcodes and pattern unlocks.

Xiaomi Redmi 3s DISPLAY

The device sports a 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, which is a fully laminated display packed with 720 x 1280 pixels for HD resolution. It also boasts of 294 ppi density and 71.1% screen to body ratio.

The device has a Reading Mode feature, which prevents eye fatigue by reducing blue light rays from the screen. Color temperature can also be adjusted to either warm, standard or cool.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

Xiaomi Redmi 3s houses the Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 chipset clocking at 1.4 GHz Octa-core Cortex-A53 processor. It has the Adreno 505 graphics processing unit and 2GB RAM for multitasking and app launching.

There’s a 16GB internal storage space to save all your files, if that isn’t enough you can upgrade up to 256GB with microSD. Xiaomi Redmi 3s runs smoothly on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS with MIUI 8 on top.

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CAMERA

It is equipped with a 13MP shooter at the back with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR and panorama. Capture crisp and beautiful photos even for moving objects like children and pets with the camera. For selfies, there’s a 5MP selfie snapper with f/2.2 aperture capturing 1080p images and bringing out the best in each selfie.

BATTERY

Xiaomi Redmi 3s is powered by a massive 4100mAh Non-removable battery with fast battery charging.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

Xiaomi Redmi 3s is available for $149, that’s about N40,000 – N60,000.

Full Specification Of Xiaomi Redmi 3s

LAUNCH
・Announced: 2016, June
・Status: Available. 2016, June

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Micro + Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN
・Dimensions: 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5mm
・Color: Gold, Dark Gray, Silver
・Weight: 144g

DISPLAY
・Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5-inch
・Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
・Pixel Density: 294 ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 71.1%

SOFTWARE
・OS: Android 6.0.1, MIUI 8
・Processor: 1.4GHz Octa-core
・Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
・GPU: Adreno 505

STORAGE
・Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal: 16GB, 2GB RAM

CAMERA
・Primary: 13MP
・Secondary: 5MP
・Flash: Yes, LED Flash

FEATURES
・Wifi: Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
・Bluetooth: Yes, 4.1
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
・USB: 2.0 OTG
・GPS: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 4100mAh
・Standby Time: 104h
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: Yes

Posted by Joseph Young

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