The Chinese handset maker, Xiaomi is on a roll now with new handset launches every now and then. It has launched the Redmi Note 3 and other impressive budget smartphones in recent past. Now the handset maker has gone ahead and launched the next generation Redmi device. This handset is called Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime and is one of the better budget smartphones available as of now. The handset is Flipkart exclusive and is already on sale. Here is a brief overview of the handset for those who are looking for a decent budget segment handset.
Big 4100 mAh battery: One of the main requirement for any smartphone user is that the handset should have a decent battery life even when used extensively. Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime is a perfect fit for such users as it comes with a massive 4100 mAh battery under the hood.
Massive 3 GB RAM: This handset has been placed under INR 9,000 in Indian handset market and at this price not much is to be expected. However, Redmi 3S Prime comes with massive 3 GB of RAM for a decently smooth performance.
Good cameras: According to most reviews, the cameras on the rear and front panel of this handset are good performers. The 13 Megapixels rear camera on this handset produces some good details and colors. 5 Megapixels camera on the front panel is also ideal for taking selfies in better lighting conditions.
Hybrid SIM Slot: The one and foremost drawback with the Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime is that it can either support dual SIM card or a single SIM and microSD card. This might prove to be a big issue for those who use dual SIM and also want to expand storage, there is no hope.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||August 9, 2016|
|Model||Redmi 3S 32GB|
|Color||Gold, Silver, Dark Grey|
Micro + Nano / MicroSD
|SIM Card||Micro + Nano|
|Operating System||Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|Custom UI||MIUI 7|
|Phone Body||Case: Metal Back: Metal Side: Metal|
|Dimensions||139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||1.4 GHz Tru-Octa Core 64 bit (Cortex A53)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937|
|Display||Size||5.0 inches (12.7 cm)|
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels, HD|
|Pixel Density||294 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||70.92 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Rear Camera Sensor||CMOS image sensor|
|Rear Camera Aperture||f/2.0|
|Front Camera Aperture||f/2.2|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Rear Auto Focus||
Phase Detection autofocus
|Front Auto Focus|
1080p@30fps, Full HD
|Battery||Battery Capacity||4100 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-Polymer, Non Removable|
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||AAC, AC3, FLAC, MIDI, MP3|
|Video Format||H.263, H.264, M4V, MKV, MP4, MPEG4, Xvid, DivX|
|Storage||Internal Storage||32 GB|
Up to 128 GB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset with built-in Battery, Charger, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card|