Launched exclusively on flipkart Xiaomi Mi3 is the best phone for the budget of 14k.At Rs 14000 this phones out performs the phones in the range and also competes with the high end phones from HTC and Samsung. Competes with Samsung s5 and htc m8.This phone is much awaited in India and sold out within 30 minutes of launching on flipkart. The heavy rush has even crashed the site for a few minutes.
So what makes it so hot is the pricing and premium look,features and specification in value for money budget. In this review we will let you know whether it is worth the hype or not.
The Xiaomi Mi 3 is equipped with the latest Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB LPDDR3 RAM which allows you to experience your favourite games and apps at blazing speeds.
Much better processor than its competitors in the price segment and antutu scores even out performed Samsung smart phones in 40k range.
This Xiaomi Mi3 Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processors is expertly designed to enable more experiences, capabilities and advanced features than any other mobile processor.
With the 2GB LPDDR3 RAM, you can expect a higher data rate, memory density, power efficiency and greater bandwidth.
Xiaomi Mi3 has a 5-inch Full HD ‘pressure-sensitive’ display with up to 441 pixels per inch. It uses IPS technology to deliver stunning colour consistency with easy viewing from any angle and allows you to take Full HD videos.The Xiaomi Mi 3’s smart phone touch screen is so sensitive that you can operate it even if your hands are wet.It has glove sensitive feature.
The Mi 3’s back lit display is fused to the touch screen, giving you rich black detail and vibrant colour.
It can display images in 1920×1080 resolution or Full HD, allowing you to view images and videos more clearly.
The Mi 3 has a Back lit display which is fused to the touch screen to make the images appear clearly.
Equipped with IPS display to boost the phone’s response time, viewing angle dependence and colour reproduction.
Though this smart phone does not feature a super AMOLED display, the LCD with IPS technology is better value for money in this price range.
The Mi 3’s body is coated with aluminum-magnesium alloy and three layers of thermal graphite, giving the phone a solid outer frame.
The Xiaomi Mi 3’s primary camera has a 5-piece lens which includes an infra red filter that delivers more accurate and rich colours in your photos of up to 13 Mega pixels. It also has a 2MP front-facing camera which allows you to capture more in the frame with its 30mm wide-angle lens.
Equipped with f/2.2 Aperture.
This helps you capture more light in your photos so that they come out brighter and clearer.Also with 28mm Wide-Angle you can capture more with each shot, allowing you to take large group photos with friends and family.
The Mi 3 has a 3050 mAh 4.35 volt lithium-ion battery wherein its power management has been integrated from the operating system all the way down to the CPU, allowing you to get every last drop out of this high-performing battery.
The Xaiomi Mi 3 brings customization to a whole new level with phone and SMS features that redefine Android’s operating system.
You can find contacts using the dial pad, which also displays a full screen avatar.The Mi Cloud messaging allows users to save on SMS costs and the new pin feature gives the user even more privacy.
You can also check your data usage, block unwanted contacts and backup your data on to the Mi Cloud.
The Mi 3 has multiple connections such as NFC (Android Beam), Dualband Wi-Fi and Bluetooth v4.0.It supports 3G (WCDMA) and 2G (GSM) networks. The Mi 3 has a 5GHz WiFi feature which gives faster data rates and fewer disconnects.This phone supports Mini SIM cards.
The Mi 3 uses Dirac technology which adjusts your audio output to optimize the sound quality based on the type of headphones you are using.
This is the first smart phone to bring SFX surround sound to your headphones, giving you theater-like sound.
With Mi’s own online cloud, you can use it to transfer texts, settings and contents from your previous Android phones to your new Mi 3.
After that, just log on to i.Xiaomi.com and read/reply to texts sent to your phone.
Sharing with other devices is made easy as the Mi Cloud is accessible across all browsers.
Xiaomi Mi3 phone also has a gyroscope sensor, light sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor, electronic compass and a barometer sensor.
The Mi 3 has an internal memory of up to 16GB, allowing you to store all your favorite photos, videos and messages.
This phone’s memory cannot be expanded.This is not a con as the phone uses cloud technology and services, also users can use cloud services to store the files.
The Mi 3 also comes with FM radio, allowing you to connect to your favourite local channels easily and quickly.
Xiaomi Mi3 Quick Key Specifications:
- CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8274AB CPU XT 712
- GPU Adreno 330
- Camera (back) 13 Mega pixels,Aperture f2.2,Wide-angle 28mm,Flash dual-LED
- Camera (front) 2 Mega pixels
- Sensor type Stacked CMOS
- Both cameras (front and back) support 1080p HD video recording
- * Mi 3 supports Mini SIM cards, and recommends Micro/Nano SIM card users to use SIM adapter provided.
- Cellular and wireless Supports 3G(WCDMA) and 2G(GSM) networks
- Frequencies: 2G:GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
- 3G:WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100MHz
- Data services GPRS/EDGE/DC-HSPA+(42Mbps)
- GPS GPS + GLONASS, AGPS
- Bluetooth Bluetooth®4.0, Bluetooth HID
- Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Display，Wi-Fi Direct，5GHz Wi-Fi
- Battery:Capacity 3050mAh lithium-ion battery
- Microphone Supported
- NFC Supported
- Haptic feedback Supported
- RAM 2GB RAM,Flash Memory 16 GB
- 5-inch Full HD,1080p LCD touch display,IPS Retina display manufactured by Sharp or LG
- PPI 441,Resolution 1920×1080 FULL HD
- Touch sensor Supported
- Camera 1080p HD video recording,Others Video stabilizer
- Software Dirac HD sound,Android 4.3 optimized with MIUI version 5.