Xiaomi has launched yet another variant of Redmi 3, called Xiaomi Redmi 3X. It is exactly same in specifications and looks compared to Redmi 3S which was launched yesterday. Its just the renamed version for local China Unicom. Priced at 899 yuan, i.e. approximately $135 or Rs. 9150, the new Redmi 3X comes out of the box running Android based MIUI 7 and supports Hybrid Dual SIM slots allowing you to use MicroSD card as well in second slot for expansion.
Xiaomi has added extra security to the phone using Fingerprint sensor at rear facing. While on the front we get a 5 inch HD IPS display offering 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. The phone is powered by 2GB LPDDR3 RAM pairing up with Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor and Adreno 505 GPU. These are the same as we saw in Redmi 3s. Furthermore, the phone carries on-board 32GB storage memory and supports MicroSD card up to 128GB for expansion.
For the photography fans, Redmi 3X carries a 13 Megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash and f/2.0 aperture, while at the front we get a 5 Megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture for Selfie lovers. It supports 4G LTE along with standard connectivity options including 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS + GLONASS. The phone is packed up with 4100mAh battery.
Xiaomi Redmi 3X Specifications:
- Android based MIUI 7
- Hybrid Dual SIM support
- Fingerprint sensor
- 5 inch HD IPS display
- 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor
- 2GB LPDDR3 RAM
- Adreno 505 GPU
- 32GB internal storage memory, Expandable up to 128GB using microSD card
- 13 Megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash and f/2.0 aperture
- 5 Megapixel front facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS + GLONASS
- 4100mAh battery
To get the best out of your Redmi 3X you must download its Official PC Suite software from this page in just one click and absolutely free along with latest Xiaomi USB Driver. Using this PC Suite not only you can keep the phone optimized for performance with Firmware updates and security patches, but it also lets you flash developer ROMs without any expertise to test out the new features before the world does. By doing this using PC Suite, you dont even break the phone’s warranty. PC suite also lets you send or receive SMS from computer, lets you edit phone’s calendar or notes, lets you install, remove or update installed apps instantly and do much more.
Xiaomi PC Suite allows you to Synchronize all essential data from phone such as bookmarks, contacts, emails, notes, calendar, messages, etc with PC or programs like MS Office. You can even sync all these data with major cloud services including Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and more so that you can access your data anytime from anywhere. Using this small tool you can even keep all your multimedia files synced and updated between phone and PC. You can also share mobile internet instantly to PCs or laptop over USB. There’s much more you can do. USB Driver on other hand is must too because it is the one that connects your Xiaomi phone with computer. Without drivers, there wont be any connectivity, not over WiFi. Moreover, you also need this drivers for performing development tasks like Rooting or installing Custom ROMs.