Redmi Note 3 becomes the bestselling online phone ever in India

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 3 in India back in March 2016 and took the budget smartphone market in the country by a storm. The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 650 processor and comes in two variants - a 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM model priced at Rs. 9,999 and a 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM variant priced at Rs. 11,999. Both of them are listed in our Best Smartphones under 10000 and Best Smartphones under 15000 categories, respectively.

Back in May, Xiaomi had announced that they have sold over 6 lakh (0.6 million) units of the Redmi Note 3 in just 60 days (2 months). Today, Xiaomi has achieved an amazing milestone that only other companies can ever dream of. Xiaomi has sold 23 lakh units (2.3 million) of the Redmi Note 3 in India so far and by doing that it has become the bestselling online phone ever in India. This amazing feat was achieved by Xiaomi in just 6 months. One in every nine phone ordered online in India were a Note 3, said Xiaomi, which means they have sold one Note 3 every 7 seconds. In order to celebrate this milestone, Xiaomi is giving away some prizes. Head over to their promotional page to play a game called ‘How fast is 7 seconds?’ to win a phone or at least a Rs. 100 coupon. Find out the key specifications of the device below.

Xiaomi Note 3 Specifications:

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS LCD display, 403 PPI
  • 1.8 GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (MSM8956) 64-bit processor with Adreno 510 GPU
  • 2 / 3 GB RAM, 16 / 32 GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via microSD card
  • MIUI 7 based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano/microSD card)
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 1080p video, 720p slo-mo (120fps)
  • 5MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video
  • Dimensions: 150 x 76 x 8.65 mm; Weight: 164 grams
  • Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • 3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, GLONASS
  • 4000 mAh Li-Po battery (non-removable) with fast charging


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