Xiaomi, aprivately-owned company, designs and sells smartphones, tablets and other consumer electronics. However, the brand is mostly identified with smartphones and tablets. The literal meaning of Xiaomi is ‘millet technology.’ Xiaomi is basically a Chinese company which is headquartered in Beijing. The brand also has to its credit so far as the recognition of world’s 4th largest smartphone manufacturer is concerned.
It ventured into the smartphone arena in 2011 and within a couple of years became one of the most popular brands after Samsung and Apple. In the year 2014, Xiaomi ventured in India and took the market by storm. The smartphones manufactured under the brand were affordable yet at par excellence with the devices from other brands in the smartphone market, and hence the customers also noticed the brand as well as the devices seriously. In a short span only, it has caught fancy of people. After the successful performance of its Mi series, the brand launched its Redmi series, which has showed stellar performance in the market. With the launch of the device, the smartphone users also will get one more quality option in the medium range phone.
Now, this brand is all set to launch its brand-new handset with Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro in month of April 2017 in India. With great features and performances from previous devices, expectations from the new device have doubled making it one of the most awaited phones of 2017.
Let’s have a look at the features, specifications, and price of Xiaomi Redmi 3 pro:
Display and screen
The Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro is the higher version of the Redmi 3 which has beenupgraded in terms of sensor area, memory and inbuilt storage. The brand-new handset comes with a 5-inch display (71.1% screen-to-body ratio) with 720×1280 pixels resolution wherein pixel density is 294 ppi.This offers better viewing of pictures and videos.
The device recognizes multi-touch. The device measures 139.3×69.6×8.5mm or 5.48 x 2.74 x 0.33 inches and weighs 144 grams or 5.08 oz. The device has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen along with 16M colours. For those customers who love to have some colourful device, it will be a great choice as the handset is touted to be available in 3 attractive colours of gold, grey and silver.
The camera is one of the major deciding factors when one plans to buy a smartphone as a good camera can completely eliminate the need for a Digital camera. The Redmi 3 Pro does exceptionally well on the camera front. It does not have just ease of clicking the picture but also offers quality result.
The device has been packed with a 13 MP primary camera with f/ 2.0 aperture, Geo-tagging, LED flash, Phase detection autofocus, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama and HDR. The device also offers 1080p full-HD video recording. The device has a 5 MP front camera for clicking amazing selfies. The secondary camera also offers HD recording which the known positive of this device is.
The camera makes Redmi 3 Pro the best phone in its lower segment to have an amazing camera capacity like this. It is almost impossible to get that quality in low range phones with any other brand in the market.
The Redmi 3 Pro is packed with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor along where it has four cores clocked at 1.5 GHz and four cores at 1.2 GHz and Adreno 405 GPU.
It has not yet been disclosed that the device will run on which version of Android but it is said that the device might run on Android version 5.1 Lollipop according to the market sources.
Storage and battery
Storage plays a pivotal role in a smartphone as one needs ample space to store apps and HD images and videos.The Redmi 3 Pro has been launched with an increased RAM storage which makes it a pro literally in comparison to other phones in the segment.
While the original Redmi 3 offered 2G RAM and 16 GB internal storage, the Pro version offers a 3GB of RAM along with a whopping 32 GB of inbuilt storage.
The storage can be expanded up to 128 GB with micro SD card. The pro version has the same battery like that of Redmi 3. It sports a 4100 mAh non-removable battery.
The connectivity options of the device consist of Bluetooth, GPRS/ EDGE, Glonass, Wi-Fi and Micro –USB. It supports networks such as CDMA, EVDO, GSM, HSPA and LTE.
The dual SIM Redmi Pro is packed with hybrid SIM slot which supports one micro SIM and one nano-SIM along with the micro SD card.
The new Xiaomi device is priced a little higher than the original Redmi 3 version. The device has been pricedat Rs.9990 which makes it a low-range phone. In comparison to the other handsets of the segment, Redmi 3 Pro is one of the best baits under Rs.10000.
The device is an extended and better version of Redmi 3 with increased RAM and fingerprint sensor. Rest of all the features are same as the original Redmi 3. For people who have fewer budgets, the device is a perfect choice with excellent features and amazing camera packed at an affordable price.
Since Xiaomi phones have performed well in the past, there is a lot of expectations surrounding the new device. Also, the phone looks quite promising with a brilliant camera, battery, and storage options. However, the smartphone is yet to be launched so one can’t comment about the performance of the device. But we can certainly keep positive hopes from the device.
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