Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime First Sale Today: What You Need to Know

Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime First Sale Today: What You Need to Know
  • Redmi 3S Prime sports more memory, inbuilt storage than Redmi 3S
  • It also bears a fingerprint sensor in addition
  • Smartphone to be available via Flipkart and Mi.com

Redmi 3S Prime, a variant of Xiaomi's newest smartphone in India, is set to go on sale today at 12pm IST on Flipkart and Mi.com. The Redmi 3S Prime is priced at Rs. 8,999, and if you are thinking of buying it, make sure you read our review before you complete the transaction.

Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime (Review) was launched alongside the Xiaomi Redmi 3S in India earlier this month, and the two phones are the first Xiaomi phones whose entire stock will be 'Made in India', the company told Gadgets 360. Xiaomi also said the Redmi 3S, priced at Rs. 6,999, will go on sale a week after the Redmi 3S Prime.

(Also see: Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime Review)

The Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime is nearly identical to the Redmi 3S, with some key differences. It bears 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage, while the Redmi 3S comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage. The Redmi 3S Prime also bears a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel, the only other difference with its more basic, cheaper sibling.

As for other specifications, Redmi 3S Prime sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core SoC (four cores at 1.1GHz, four cores at 1.4GHz) alongside the Adreno 505 GPU. The smartphone sports a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display and run MIUI 7.5 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

(Also see: Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime vs Xiaomi Redmi 3)

The Redmi 3S Prime bears a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. The rear camera features PDAF (phase detection autofocus), an f/2.0 aperture, and LED flash.

The smartphone supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB). Specifically, the Redmi 3S Prime sports a hybrid dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM) slot with the second SIM slot also capable of functioning as a microSD slot.

(Also see: Xiaomi Redmi 3S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3)

As for connectivity, the Redmi 3S Prime supports options 4G, Wi-Fi, GPRS/ EDGE, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth, Glonass, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and Micro-USB. It bears a 4100mAh battery, and measures 139.3x69.6x8.5mm.

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  • NEWS
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Good design
  • Easy to operate with one hand
  • Impressive battery life
  • Quick fingerprint recognition
  • Bad
  • Hybrid SIM slot
  • Gets a bit warm with camera use
Display 5.00-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Front Camera 5-megapixel
Rear Camera 13-megapixel
Storage 32GB
Battery Capacity 4100mAh
OS Android 6.0.1
Resolution 720x1280 pixels

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