Xiaomi's metal clad Redmi Note 3 starts at RM 749
While many are waiting for the release of the Xiaomi Mi 5 here in Malaysia, Mi Malaysia is yet to announce a exact date for that. But in the meantime, the budget friendly Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 which is the successor to the Redmi Note 2 from last year. Xiaomi's new Redmi Note 3 that is coming to Malaysia will be powered by the Snapdragon 650 SoC and come with varying memory options and will be available in three shades of aluminum
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Key Specifications
- 5.5-inch 1080P IPS display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 SoC
- 3GB RAM
- 16/32GB expandable memory
- 16MP f2.0 rear camera
- 5MP front camera
- Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (MIUI 7)
- 150 x 76 x 8.7mm
- 4,050mAh battery
- Dual SIM LTE
- Dark Grey, Champagne Gold, Silver
What makes the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 special is that is is the first Xiaomi phone to come with a fingerprint scanner, the coupled with a metal build gives the Redmi Note 3 a premium look and feel. The Redmi Note 3 has a premium build but Xiaomi Malaysia has not driven the prices up the roof. At just RM 749 for the 16GB model (and RM 849 for the 32GB model with 3GB of RAM), the Redmi Note 3 looks like a pretty good deal for a mid range android smartphone that comes with pretty decent hardware.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 will be going on sale next week (April 6) through the Mi Malaysia online store and also through authorized hardware partners throughout the country.