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Xiaomi Redmi 3S & Redmi 3S Prime: A quick review, before you buy

Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime Smartphone
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Xiaomi Redmi 3S & Redmi 3s Prime quick review!

Xiaomi already launched its new smartphone Xiaomi Redmi 3S series in August 2016. This series has two smartphones, Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime. Both Xiaomi smartphones already available in India market on flash sale.

If you already planning for buying a new smartphone within the budget then this post is for you. Xiaomi Redmi 3S series also consider as the best smartphone under $150. Check out the features & specs of this Xiaomi new smartphone available in the market.

Redmi 3S & Redmi 3S Prime Key Features Image:

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Xiaomi Redmi 3S & Redmi 3S Prime: Features and Specifications:

Display

Xiaomi Redmi 3S & Redmi 3S Prime smartphone comes with a 5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen HD display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and ~294 PPI pixel density.

OS & Processor

Both Xiaomi Redmi 3S series uses MIUI 8 interface and runs on the latest version of Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) which powered by Octa-Core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor which allow you to do multitasking at the same time.

RAM & Storage Capacity

The Xiaomi Redmi 3S comes with 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage whereas Redmi 3S Prime has 3GB of RAM and internal storage packs of 32GB. Both smartphone storage capacity can be expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.

Camera Quality

In terms of camera quality, both, Redmi 3S & 3S prime sports 13 MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus, LED flash which include features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama and 5 MP front shooters.

Battery Backup

In terms of power backup, as compared to other Xiaomi smartphone in this range, Redmi 3S series has Li-Lon 4100mAh non-removable battery which is pretty good enough for 2 days without charging. According to Xiaomi, in that much charge, you can play games for 15hours, videos for 17hours and listen to music for 121hours. Also, support fast charging features.

Others Features:

The another major difference between Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime is that 3S Prime has the fingerprint sensor and both comes with the extra layer of smart security features like App lock, hidden folder, and hidden notes. Xiaomi Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime is a dual-SIM smartphone (Micro-SIM & Nano-SIM). Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G. Other Sensors; accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, Ambient light sensor.

How much do Xiaomi Redmi 3S series cost?

Xiaomi Redmi 3S & 3S Prime priced around $104USD & $134USD respectively. (Right now available in India on sale, Redmi 3S INR 6999 & Redmi 3S Prime for INR 8999)

Review

ProsCons
Impressive Design, Good Battery Life, Feel premium, Budget-friendly smartphone, Good Camera Quality, Value for MoneyGets a bit warm while charging, Sunlight Display mode permanently enabled, Hybrid SIM slot

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