Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review: Xiaomi Redmi -quite a new name in the field of digital market but don’t just go with its name because the quality it delivers and especially the price range at which it provide its products has really made it a widely popular brand just in sometime. There is no need to say that Xiaomi has launched its brand new, the most awaited smartphone of the year Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, that too in its budget segment at a price of Rs.9999 only. The 16GB version of Redmi Note 3 is being sold at that price and the one with the inbuilt storage of 32GB is being sold at a price of Rs.11,998 and onwards.
Its specifications are really being heard to be very good. It is heard that this new gadget is delivering significantly superior performance and is more power efficient in comparison to any other smartphone in the market right now. The budget conscious smartphone buyers are all going insane over its power pact performance, stylish design, stunning specifications and nonetheless it’s mouth-watering value for money. I am really not getting tired praising Xiaomi for this phone and I am definitely going to provide you with the reasons as to why so:
Let’s take a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Features Review
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Design and Looks: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has some very impressive looks mainly due to its metallic design which not only makes this gadget look elegant but also makes it sturdy and resilient. Xiaomi has maintained the authentic texture of premium sandblasted metal which gives it a metal sheen beautiful look. It has no sharp edges and feels so handy and comfortable at hand despite its 5.5 inches screen. It has very narrow side bezels along the edges and a glossy rim running along the front face which has been designed to protect the screen. The design seems to be new and trendy.
Touch and Display: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has a 5.5inches screen with a 72.4 percent screen to body ratio. It has a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and the pixel density is 403ppi. The IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen of this gadget is magnificent with vibrant color display and there is no hue shift. The viewing angles are superb and allow you to watch seamless movies and play various games lying anywhere on your couch placing your phone at any angle on your palm. It has got a descent visibility even under bright sunlight and a good blend of brightness and color contrast. The surface is however prone to fingerprints and smudges, but that can be ignored as it is a problem for any other smartphones too.
Hardware and Software: Xiaomi Redmi might be a budget smartphone but seriously there is nothing low-end in its hardware. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comes in two variants- one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage and the other one with a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. Though officially Xiaomi has said that the storage capacity can be extended by 32GB using a microSD card but you can also opt for more expandable storage. And you will be astonished to know that this gadget is the first phone to roll out with Snapdragon 650 which makes it of a flagship standard. The high performance Snapdragon 650 uses Cortex-A72 cores to deliver flagship standard processor speed. The next-gen Adreno 510 GPU used in this phone delivers a fluid gaming experience. This hexa-core processor is really very fast as it delivers up to 1.8GHz clock speed. NFC is one feature that is missing but it provides dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity along with other important sensors.
Camera: As everyone is all aware of the camera quality that Xiaomi offers, there is no need to say that the camera of this phone is all set to deliver you crisp and lively images that anyone can ever ask for. The rear camera has a 16-megapixel sensor and a wide aperture of f/2.0. So you can already get an idea about the picture quality of this phone. The shots captured in daylight have a good detailing and sharpness. But the camera struggles a bit with the sharpness when under artificial light but it is avoidable. The front camera captures good selfies with lively pictures. The 1080p video quality it provides is also good but Xiaomi could have provided better in this regard. The camera app has plenty of shooting modes so that you can make your memories come out lively through the pictures.
Battery Life: Now coming to the battery life, here also Xiaomi stands up fully to its customer’s expectations. It contains a non-removable Li-Po 4050mAh battery that provides a standby of up to 264 hours under 3G network. It wipes out a day with continuous video playback, which is quite good. Once it is charged it manages to go more than a day. This phone also supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge feature that helps you a lot at times of hurry. The battery life it provides is quite descent and reliable.
Variants and Price: It comes in two variants: one with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage and the other one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt-storage. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is priced at Rs.9,999 for 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage and the price of other variant is Rs.11,999. If you pocket allows then the 3GB RAM version would be a better option as the specifications are just awesome and it is really hard to find a smartphone of this caliber at such cheap price.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: Whether a good choice or a bad one?
It is really very hard to find any fault in Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 as the specifications it is providing at this range makes us speechless. It is standing out as a powerful rival to all the other phones that cost a lot more. The stylish metal body, the fingerprint sensor, splendid visual display and a strong battery life- Xiaomi has given everything in this phone. And the price at which it is being sold is just awesome. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is definitely one of the best smartphones in the market available for under Rs.15000 today and it even has the potential to grow better with its future updates. So people! I if you are thinking of buying this phone then just pat yourself for your decision and grab the phone as soon as possible.