Xiaomi today launched the ‘Redmi 3s‘ the upgraded variant and successor of earlier launched Redmi 3. Both the phones are very similar in specifications, except the Processor, RAM and storage. Well, the successor also has Fingerprint scanner adding better security to the device. Starting at the price of 699 yuan, which is approximately $105 or Rs. 7100, Redmi 3s comes out of the box running Android based MIUI 7 and supports Hybrid Dual SIM Slots allowing you to also use MicroSD card in second slot.
The phone features an HD 5 inch IPS display offering 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core (4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor. It is further accompanied by 2GB LPDDR3 RAM with 16GB (eMMC5.0) internal storage memory and 3GB LPDDR3 RAM with (eMMC5.1) 32GB internal storage memory. yes, there are two variants of Xiaomi Redmi 3s. The storage can be expanded up to 128GB using microSD card. There’s also an Adreno 505 GPU offering better gaming experience on mobile.
As per photography, with Redmi 4s we get a 13 Megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash and f/2.0 aperture using which you can capture stunning pictures and videos up to Full HD 1080p resolution. The front facing camera is 5 Megapixel with f/2.2 aperture that not only allows you to take amazing selfies but also lets you make Video calls in Full HD resolution.
As per connectivity, Redmi 3s supports 4G LTE along with 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS + GLONASS. Xiaomi has packed the phone with the same 4100mAh battery which we saw in Redmi 3 offering battery backup for almost two days in mixed usage.
Xiaomi Redmi 3s Specifications:
- Android based MIUI 7
- Hybrid Dual SIM Slots
- Fingerprint Scanner
- 5 inch HD IPS display
- 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core (4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor
- 2GB LPDDR3 RAM with 16GB (eMMC5.0) internal storage memory
- 3GB LPDDR3 RAM with (eMMC5.1) 32GB internal storage memory
- Expandable up to 128GB using microSD card
- Adreno 505 GPU
- 13 Megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash and f/2.0 aperture
- 5 Megapixel front facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
- Full HD 1080p video recording with both cameras
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS + GLONASS
- 4100mAh battery
From this page you can download the latest Official Xiaomi PC Suite and most recent USB Drivers for your Xiaomi Redmi 3s. It is free and downloadable in only one click. The PC Suite offers several important features that increases the phone’s produvtivity as well as provides best security to every data and information stored on the same. Using this PC Suite you can Backup and Restore the entire phone on computer without loosing even a single file. This free tool not only helps you to update firmwares but also lets you install Developer ROMs easily and without loosing the warranty. Xiaomi PC Suite also lets you backup or Sync contacts, emails, messages, notes, calendar, bookmarks, etc from your smartphone to PCs and Clouds including Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and more. All these data can also be synced with programs like MS Office Outlook.
There’s lots more you can do using Xiaomi PC Suite which the phone cannot do alone. USB Driver on other hand is must because it is the one that creates connectivity bridge between your Xiaomi phone and computer. Without drivers you just can’t connect the phone at all, and also can’t perform any of the above mentioned tasks. Drivers are also must while carrying out development tasks such as Rooting, testing Custom ROMs, etc. So, go ahead and download both these tools right away and get the best out of your Xiaomi Redmi 3s.