Xiaomi is expected to launch Xiaomi Redmi 4 in India tomorrow. Now ahead of that, Xiaomi’s VP, Manu Kumar Jain has announced that it has sold over 4 million (40 lakh) handsets of the Xiaomi Redmi 3S in India within nine months of its launch. The Xiaomi Redmi 3s smartphone was launched in India along with Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime in August last year, starting at Rs 6,999. The sales figure also includes the Redmi 3S Prime. Both the Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime are available exclusively on Mi.com and Flipkart.
Manu Kumar Jain has revealed this information on his official twitter handle. In addition to this, he has also revealed that Redmi 3s has, in fact, become the highest selling phone ever available in India via the online medium. His tweet reads His tweet reads “#Redmi3S: 4M+ units sold in 9 months Highest selling phone ever in online India I hope our next device is as successful @XiaomiIndia”.
Crafted with a premium metal body, Redmi 3S has a 5-inch HD display. Though it weighs just 144 grams, Redmi 3S comes with a huge 4100 mAh battery which claims to offer two days of battery backed 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 autofocus) for faster focusing and supports 1080P video recording. It also features 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 â€“ 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.