Redmi 3 is the first Xiaomi smartphone in 2016

One of the successful mid-range Xiaomi smartphone – Redmi series has a new born baby today! As previous stated to be launched on 12th Jan tomorrow, Xiaomi has announced the pricing of the Redmi 3 and officially launched the smartphone today.

Redmi 3 specifications:

  • 5′ 720p display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 octa core processor
  • 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM
  • support up to 128GB microSD expansion
  • 13MP rear camera with F2.0 aperture and PDAF
  • 5MP front camera with F2.2 aperture
  • Dual SIM standby
  • 4100mAh battery capacity
  • 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5mm
  • 144g

Redmi 3-2


With a brief idea on the Redmi 3 hardware specifications, we might expect that this smartphone will be priced at around RMB 1000. However, as Xiaomi has announced today, the pricing of the Redmi 3 is just set at RMB699 (~RM471) which is a high price point smartphone deal.

Apart from equipping the powerful octacore processor from Qualcomm, it also comes with a 13MP rear camera, 2GB RAM and a large 4100mAh battery which is likely to suffice for 2 days or above! The Redmi 3 also supports fast charging through the 5V/2A adapter output and it runs on the the latest and the most stable MIUI 7 system ever.


The Redmi 3 will be available in gold, silver and grey and will be available for purchase online from and! We hope that the Redmi 3 will be imported to Malaysia soon!