In China, Xiaomi just announced the another updated edition of the Redmi 3. Dubbed as the Redmi 3S, this handset still comes with a full metal magnesium alloy unibody design and fingeprint scanner at the back, same 5 inch HD display, but uses one of the newest Snapdragon chip.
|Xiaomi Redmi 3S|
The chip we're talking about is the new and power saving 64 Bit Snapdragon 430 octa core processor clocked at 1.1 GHz. It's also paired with an Adreno 505 GPU which should give your multimedia and gaming experience a nice boost.
This phone comes with either 2 / 3 GB RAM, 16 / 32 GB of expandable ROM, and large 4,100 mAh of battery capacity.
Then there's the usual LTE connectivity, fingerprint scanner at the back, and MIUI 7 skin powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop.
Xiaomi Redmi 3S Specs
Display: 5 Inch HD IPS 1280 x 720 resolution at 294 ppi
CPU: 1.1 GHz 64 Bit Snapdragon 430 octa core processor
GPU: Adreno 505
RAM: 2 GB / 3 GB
ROM: 16 GB / 32 GB expandable via micro SD card slot up to 128 GB
Back Camera: 13 MP f/2.0 w/ PDAF and LED flash
Selfie Camera: 5 MP f/2.2 w/ 1080p video recording
Battery: 4,100 mAh
OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop w/ MIUI 7
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, HSPA+, LTE, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, A GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM (hybrid)
Others: Fingerprint sensor, Colors: grey, silver, gold
Dimensions: 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5 mm
Weight: 144 g
Price: CNY 699 (2 GB RAM / 16 GB ROM), CNY 899 (3 GB RAM / 32 GB ROM)
The best part here is the Redmi 3S was priced crazy low for all those specs. The 2 GB RAM / 16 GB RAM variant retails at just CNY 699 (under 5K Pesos) and the 3 GB RAM / 32 GB ROM edition at CNY 899 (Under 6.5K Pesos) without taxes and etc. yet.