Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Full Specification | Review | Key Features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was launched in March 2016. It is one of the best smartphone launched by Xiaomi which is loved by millions of users.

Redmi Note 3

Coming to design of smartphones, better performance usually means a heftier price tag, while a bigger battery adds weight to the device. Redmi Note 3 is exceptionally designed to have flagship-grade performance and an all-new fingerprint sensor in a body that’s just 164 g and 8.65 mm thick.

Note 3 is having 5.5-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. Redmi Note 3 is powered by 1.8 GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor clubbed with 2GB RAM. Note 3 is having 16MP rear camera, 5-element lens, f/2.0, 78° wide-angle, Two-tone flash, auto detects room color temperature, Panorama, Straighten, Manual mode, Scene mode, Timer, HDR. Dual ISP reduces noise and brings out contrasts in images with local tone mapping. While its front facing camera is of 5MP for capturing the moments having feature like Beautify with 36 smart beauty profiles, Face recognition.

Furthermore, Redmi Note 3 is available in two options(storage+RAM), first is having 16GB with 2GB of RAM, while 32GB version has 3GB of RAM. For the storage it has 16/32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.

Redmi Note 3

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is a dual SIM smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Micro-SIM. It is a hybrid dual sim which means you can use its second slot either for SIM or MicroSD for expanding the storage. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, Infrared, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G. Loaded with sensors like Electronic compass, Gravity sensor, Light sensor, Gyroscope, IR, Hall sensor and Proximity sensor. It has several option of wireless connectivity for sharing as well like Bluetooth® 4.1, Bluetooth® HID, Dual-band Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz, Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi Direct.


When you hold the phone, from the first touch you will start feeling that its size is perfect in terms of holding a phone which is possible because of the rounded edges. The power and volume controls are on the right-hand side, falling just under your thumb. Note 3 gets unlocked by fingerprint sensor which is up to you if you want to use it. It is placed just below the camera and when you hold the phone it is easily reachable by by your index finger.

Redmi Note 3

Note 3 is having a bright display which emits accurate colors to your eyes that you won’t feel any strain on your even after a long use of it. Both primary and secondary camera are worthy to capture the moments as it captures beautiful pictures but in low light you might feel that camera quality is degraded and pictures won’t be up to the mark. But still it is quite good. It’s strength is in producing professional quality images with 0.1s Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and powerful dual image signal processor.

Coming to the processing speed, it works fluently when you launch an app you will receive instant response. Redmi note 3 do not lag when you switch from one app to another and even if multiple windows are opened. For unlocking, press your finger gently on the sensor and Redmi Note 3 unlocks in just 0.3s. It’s convenient and so much faster than using patterns or passcodes

In terms of Video playback and gaming graphics, they are also extremely fluid and responsive on the Snapdragon 650 hexa-core processor and next-gen Adreno 510 GPU. This has become possible because of the dual-channel RAM and if you’re looking at true flagship performance then this smartphone won’t disappoint you at all. Combined with MIUI 7’s system-level speed optimizations, Redmi Note 3 responds to every touch in a snap.

Redmi Note 3

Redmi Note 3 has two A72 cores and four A53 cores to carry out intensive tasks at once, while completing simpler tasks in the background to save on battery life. Next-gen gaming experience on Adreno 510 graphics processor performs beautifully for 3D games like Asphalt 8.

Redmi Note 3 supports all India LTE networks, which reaches up to 300Mbps download speeds. VoLTE support also introduces HD voice and video calls for truly immersive interactions through your phone. It is a 4G dual SIM support which allows you to access 4G on either SIM slot. Simply customize which card you want to dial or use data from in Settings.

Redmi Note 3 Full Specification


Release date March 2016
Sim Type GSM+GSM
Dual Sim Yes
Sim Size Micro SIM
Device Type Smartphone


Type full HD Display, 16M colors
Touch Yes, with Multitouch
Size 5.5 Inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels
PPI ~401 PPI
Extra Feature No


Dimensions 150 x 76 x 8.65 mm
Weight 164 g


Internal 16/32 GB inbuilt, 2/3 GB RAM
Card Slot Yes,up to 128 GB


3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Yes, 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz) with wifi-hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.1 LE
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0


GPS Yes, with A-GPS Support
Headphone Yes, 3.5 mm Stereo Headset Connector
Sensors Electronic compass, Gravity sensor, Light sensor, Gyroscope, IR, Hall sensor and Proximity sensor
Extra NFC


Camera Yes,16 MP with Auto Focus
Features Beauty Mode, Panorama, Touch to focus & exposure, Auto HDR
Video Recording Yes, 1080p @ 30fps
Flash LED
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP


CPU 1.8 GHz Hexa-core Snapdragon 650 Processor
GPU Adreno 510
Java No
Browser Yes


Supports MMS, Instant Messaging
Email Yes, with Push Mail
Video H.265 /HEVC (Main profile), H.264 (Baseline/Main/High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile/ASP), VC-1 (Simple/Main/Advanced profile)
FM Radio Yes
Document Reader Yes


Type Non-Removable  Battery
Size 4050 mAh, Li-ion Battery

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