Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Leading Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Thursday launched its much awaited note, the Redmi Note 3, pricing it competitively at Rs 9,999 only.
The device, which made its global debut in November last year, will go on sales March 9 exclusively on Mi.com and Amazon.
The Redmi Note 3 features Qualcomm's Snapdragon 650 chipset and will come in two variants - 16 GB (with 2 GB of RAM) variant which has been priced at Rs 9,999 and 32 GB (with 3 GB of RAM) variant which has been priced at Rs 11,999.
The Redmi Note 3 is a 4G dual SIM handset which comes with a 5.5-inch display and runs Android-based OS MIUI 7. It also has a fingerprint sensor.
It also has a 4,050 mAh battery and measures just 8.65 mm at its thickest point. It also has a reading mode to help prevent eye fatigue.
Armed with a 16 megapixel rear camera and 5 MP front camera, users can click selfies with the rear camera using the fingerprint sensor to shoot the image.
"The device also supports LTE band 5 (as well as 3, 40 and 41) to ensure customers can have the best Voice over LTE quality, an innovation that was done only for the Indian market," Barra said.
It also comes equipped with Infrared capabilities which can be used to control household devices like TVs, ACs and DSLR cameras.