Xiaomi Redmi 3s and Redmi 3s Prime Launched; Price starts at 6,999 INR

As expected, Xiaomi today brings Redmi 3s and Redmi 3s Prime to India at very reasonable prices. The Redmi 3s will be available for 6,999 INR, while you can buy Redmi 3s Prime for 8,999 INR.


Both of these smartphones will be available in Gold, Silver, and Dark Grey color options. Initially, the Redmi 3s and Redmi 3s Prime will be available via Mi.com and Flipkart only. The Redmi 3s Prime will be available from 9th of August and Redmi 3s will ship a week later.

Let’s have a look on detailed specifications of both of these smartphones.  Both the Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S prime share almost same features. The Redmi 3s comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt memory. While, the Redmi 3s Prime has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM. Besides, the Redmi 3S prime also has an additional rear mounted fingerprint sensor.

Redmi 3s Prime

Xiaomi Redmi 3s and Redmi 3s Prime come with 5 inch HD IPS display and are powered by 64-bit octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC. These handsets are running MIUI 7 which is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.

For photography, there is a 13 MP rear shooter with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture and full HD video recording capability and a 5 MP front shooter with f/2.2 aperture lens. Xiaomi Redmi 3s and Redmi 3s Prime are equipped with a 4000mAh battery.

Redmi 3s Prime 1

Commenting on the launch, Hugo Barra, Vice President, Xiaomi, said, “I am thrilled to be introducing a Redmi device today and once again change the game in the sub-10k smartphone industry in India. Redmi 3S packs a punch with a large 4100 mAh battery that easily powers through two days of usage on a single charge, and is the first smartphone in India powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor. Coupled with an amazing 13MP camera built into a premium metal finish body, we believe that Mi fans will love Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime for their amazing features at simply incredible prices.”

Key Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 3s and Redmi 3s Prime:

ModelXiaomi Redmi 3sXiaomi Redmi 3s Prime
Display5.5 inch HD IPS display
Processor64 bit octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor
Camera13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera
Internal Memory16GB32GB
Dimensions and Weight154.5 x 76 x 7.38mm and 160 grams
SoftwareAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow OS with MIUI 7
Dual SIMYes
Price6,999 INR8,999 INR

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