Xiaomi launches a cheaper variant in Mi Note 3 series

Comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage

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Highlights

    • Has 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage
    • Retains the processing hardware of it’s higher memory variants
    • Priced at 1,999 Yuan (approximately Rs 19,500)

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory is now official. The Mi Note 2 successor was announced officially on September 11 along with Mi Mix 2. Some of the key highlights of the handset are its dual rear cameras, 4K video recording support and selfie camera.

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 sports 1,920 x 1,080 pixels stretched across a 5.5-inch screen, which results in 401 PPI pixel density. Internally, the handset runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC with 6GB of RAM (now 4GB as well) and Adreno 512 GPU for graphics. Users can choose from either 64GB and 128GB of internal memory options.

Design-wise, Xiaomi Mi Note 3 boasts of a four-sided curved glass body, offering a mirror-like effect. It measures 7.6mm in thickness and weighs 163g. It is a dual SIM phone with two Nano SIM card slots. The handset, however, lacks a dedicated SD card slot for storage expansion.

In terms of optics, Mi Note 3 houses a dual 12MP wide-angle + 12MP telephoto cameras, similar to Xiaomi Mi A1. Do check our Xiaomi Mi A1 camera samples, photo gallery and initial observations. The Mi Note 3 also supports portrait mode and background blur for bokeh effects. The camera comes with features like PDAF, 2x optical zoom and 4-axis OIS. Up front, there is a 16MP selfie camera.

The latest variant of Mi Note 3 costs 1,999 Yuan (approximately Rs 19,500) for 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. Also, previously announced variants are now cheaper. They now cost 2,299 Yuan (approx. Rs 22,500) for 6GB RAM and 64GB storage and 2,599 Yuan (approx. Rs 25,500) for 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.