Xiaomi Redmi 3S launched in India at ₹ 6,999

Xiaomi India finally announces the successor to the Redmi 2S and Redmi 2S Prime by launching the Redmi 3S Prime. Both the smartphones are ‘Made in India’ devices.

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The Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime sports a 5-inch HD IPS display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa – core processor clocked at 1.1GHz with Adreno 505 GPU. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MIUI 7 out of the box. Redmi 3S comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage , while its Prime variant comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in storage. Both the smartphones support expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB) and boasts a full metal unibody design.

The smartphones feature a 13MP rear camera with LED flash. It also contain a 5MP front facing camera. Redmi 3S Prime sports a fingerprint sensor at the back. The same is not available in Redmi 3S. Both the variants include dual-SIM facility (Micro + Nano) come with hybrid SIM slots which means the second slot can also act as a microSD slot. Other features include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, etc. The handsets packs a 4100mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime has been priced at ₹ 6,999 and ₹ 8,999 respectively. Both variants will be available exclusively on mi.com and Flipkart. The Prime variant will go on sale starting August 9 while the base model will be available starting August 16.

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