It's official! The Xiaomi Mi3 price in India is Rs. 14999 and the makers will start accepting pre-orders for the phone starting July 15. It's expected that the phone will start shipping to the early adopters by the end of July or early August. If you are looking for big bang for the buck you are spending, look no further! The Mi3 phone has already won millions of heart in the eastern region and if you have a little more to spend than you'd on Moto G, you've no option - It's going to be the Xiaomi Mi3!
Let's give you a quick overview of what Rs. 14999 will fetch you. Packed in a beautiful 8.1mm magnesium alloy chassis, the Mi3 has a 5" full HD IPS display (16:9). At the heart of the phone's circuitry, you'll get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8274AB 2.3GHz CPU. All the pixels on the display will be driven by Adreno 330 450 MHz graphics processor. There's 2GB of volatile memory (RAM) and eMMC 4.5 flash memory. If that didn't make much sense to you - be assured that the hardware will make the phone snappy to operate, no matter whether you're listening to music or playing a video game or just surfing CrazyEngineers.
The phone's got a 13MP rear camera with dual-LED flash. Equipped with ultra large Exmor sensor and f/2.2 aperture, you should expect the camera to perform well in various light conditions. For your video conferencing needs, Mi3 offers a decent 2MP camera on the front. Xiaomi promises that the phone, with its 3050 mAh battery, will give you about 500 hours of standby time; or about 50 hours of music playback, or 25 hours of talk-time or 21 hours of 3G Internet use. Quite good for long flights or train journeys.
The phone has ample connectivity options with dual-band wi-fi and NFC. The phone offers a brand new layer of graphics over the custom android 4.3, called "MIUI V5". There's already a launcher available in the Google Play store and it's being loved by the larger community. You'll also get about 10 GB of free online storage, which you can use to store your phone's contact list, photos, videos, documents and texts.
We learn that Xiaomi has signed a deal with Flipkart to sell this phone exclusively through them. As of typing this post, Flipkart's showing no sign of the Mi3. We'll keep an eye on Flipkart and inform you as soon as relevant announcements are made.
Source: Mi (India)