Xiaomi Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime smartphones, which were released in India last week, will be up for sale today from 12 noon onwards. Redmi 3S is priced at Rs 6,999, while Redmi 3S Prime cost Rs 8,999. Both the phones come in Dark Grey, Silver and Gold colours and will be exclusively available through Mi.com and Flipkart.
The Redmi 3S has a has a metal unibody design and features a 5-inch HD (720p) IPS display. Though it weighs just 144 grams, Redmi 3S comes with a huge 4100 mAh battery which claims to offer two days of battery back up with moderate usage. Redmi 3S is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, 2 GB RAM and Adreno 505 GPU.
Redmi 3S has a 13MP rear camera with PDAF (phase detection auto-focus) for faster focusing, and supports 1080P video recording. It also has HDR and HHT (handheld twilight) modes for various shooting conditions. Redmi 3S supports expandable memory up to 128GB micro SD cards. It supports 4G LTE and VoLTE out of the box, covering all India LTE bands – Bands 3, 5 and 40. The Redmi 3S has 16 GB of internal memory and an IR blaster.
In addition to all the features of Redmi 3S, Redmi 3S Prime comes with a fingerprint sensor with ultra-fast phone unlocking and enhanced security and privacy, as well as 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.