Xiaomi Redmi 3s Price, Specification, Features

Xiaomi has officially launched Redmi 3s the successor to Redmi 2 in India with two variants. Redmi 3s comes in two variants first is with 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage capacity with the budget price of Rs. 6,9999/-, while other variant comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage with the budged price of 8,999/-. Both the variants come with Fingerprint sensor support.

Xiaomi Redmi 3s

Xiaomi Redmi 3s

Redmi 3s comes with 5-inch HD IPS display (1280 x 720 pixels) and it’s one of the cheapest smartphone with a fingerprint scanner. The smartphone comes with full metal unibody design. Redmi 3s comes with 8.5mm slim and it has only 144 grams of weight, that makes it different in this price segment. Redmi 3s comes with Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 430 64-bit processor. No other devices in this price range features this processor. Redmi 3s runs of MiUI 7.5 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and have massive 4100mAh battery backup. Redmi 3s comes with 13MP rear camera with f2.0 aperture with face detection autofocus and also capable of Full HD video recording. The front camera is 5MP wide-angle unit with f2.2 apertures and also can record full HD video. Redmi 3s comes with hybrid SIM slot means optional nano SIM or microSD in the second slot. Redmi 3s with 4G, WiFi, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and IR blaster for universal remote control. All these features make the smartphone unique in the price tag.

Full Specification:

CPU, Memory and Battery Redmi 3S (Rs. 6,999/-) Redmi 3S Prime (Rs. 8,999/-)
Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor 1.4GHz max Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor 1.4GHz max
Adreno 505 GPU Adreno 505 GPU
16GB eMMC 5.0 flash 32GB eMMC 5.0 flash
Up to 128GB expandable microSD (Vfat format) Up to 128GB expandable microSD (Vfat format)
4000mAh (min) / 4100mAh(typ) battery 4000mAh (min) / 4100mAh(typ) battery
Fingerprint sensor
Dimensions Height: 139.3mm
Width: 69.6mm
Thickness: 8.5mm
Weight: 144g
Camera 13MP PDAF Camera
5-piece lens, f/2.0 aperture
Ultra-fast 0.1s PDAF technology
HDR, Panorama, Straighten
12 real-time filters
Countdown timer, Manual mode
1080p full HD video recording
5MP front Camera
f/2.2 aperture
Beautify, 36 smart beautify profiles
Face recognition
1080p full HD video recording
Display 12.6cm (5) HD display
1280 x 720 resolution
Networks and
4G Dual SIM
4G – FDD-LTE, B3/B5

4G – TDD-LTE, B40

3G – WCDMA, 900MHz / 2100MHz
2G – GSM, 900MHz / 1800MHz


Hybrid SIM slot

nano SIM + micro SIM, or micro SIM + microSD card

Sensors Electronic compass, Gravity sensor, Light sensor, Infrared, Proximity sensor, Gyroscope
GPS navigation GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
Connectivity Bluetooth 4.1, Bluetooth HID, Wi-Fi 2.4GH, Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi Direct

Supports 802.11 b/g/n, 2.4GHz Wi-Fi

Xiaomi has also launched the Redmi 3s Prime that comes with 3GB of RAM an 32GB of internal storage. Rest of specifications and features are the same as Redmi 3s. Redmi 3s Prime will be available on sale on and Flipkart from 9th August 2016 at the price of 8,900 while Redmi 3s will be available from 16th August 2016 at the price of 6,999/-.

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