Xiaomi will launch the Redmi 3S in India on August 3. Xiaomi India announced this on its Twitter account. The launch event will be held on August 3 in New Delhi and will be live streamed online, starting at 12.00 PM IST.
Xiaomi had earlier announced the Redmi 3S in China in June this year. The Xiaomi Redmi 3S comes in three colors – Dark Grey, Silver and Gold colors.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3S comes in two variants in China – 2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory and 3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory. The 2GB variant is priced at 699 Yuan (US$ 107) or approximately Rs 7,127 while the 3GB variant is priced at 899 Yuan (US$ 136) or approximately Rs 9,162.
Xiaomi Redmi 3S has a 5-inch HD (720 x 1280 pixels) IPS display and an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor. It has Adreno 505 GPU and 2GB/3GB RAM. This dual SIM smartphone runs on Android Lollipop based MIUI 7 operating and has a 4100 mAh battery. It has full metal unibody design and features a fingerprint sensor located at the back.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3S comes with 16/32GB of internal storage, which is further expandable by up-to 128GB via a micro SD card. The smartphone boasts a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera. On the connectivity front, the device offers 4G, Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), GPS with AGS/GLONASS and Micro-USB 2.0. The handset measures 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5mm and weighs 144 grams.