Xiaomi Mi Note 3 has been officially unveiled at a special event in Beijing, China. It is the successor of Mi Note 2, which originally announced last year. The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 was not only the single device announced at the event, but the company also announced the Mi Mix 2 phablet and Mi Notebook Pro Windows 10 laptop at the same launch event.
The Mi Note 3 is a mid-range offering from Xiaomi featuring dual-rear camera setup being inspired from Xiaomi Mi 6. The device comes in two finishes and 2 storage options. A 6GB RAM and 64GB storage version comes in black finish and is priced at 2499 Yuan (US$ 383 / Rs. 24,500 approx.). There is also 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variants which comes both in blue and black colors pricing at 2999 Yuan (US$460 / Rs. 29,400 approx.) respectively. The device will be available to purchase starting from September 12.
Coming to design, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 features a 4-sided curved display with beautifully curved glass at the sides that gives a premium look to the device. It is a super slim with an aluminum frame. It has a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and features a 16:9 aspect ratio.
The Mi Note 3 gets its power from a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset coupled with 6GB of RAM. It comes in two storage options – 64GB and 128GB. The device has dual SIM (nano + nano) support and runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with company’s MIUI 9 on top.
As said, the smartphone has dual-camera configuration with two 12-megapixels rear cameras combined with 2x optical zoom and 4-axis OIS. Up front, there is a 16-megapixels shooter with Adaptable AI Beautify and facial recognition unlocking feature.
The device measures 152.6 x 73.95 x 7.6mm and weighs 163g. The connectivity options includes 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/GLONASS, NFC, and USB Type-C. It is powered by a 3050mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology.