Xiaomi has released the Redmi Note 3 Snapdragon edition in India, which features the powerful and efficient Snapdragon 650 SoC.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was originally released in China last November with a MediaTek processor. However, in January 2016, a new improved version with the Snapdragon 650 processor was announced. The same version is now available for purchase in India.

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The Redmi Note 3 is the first smartphone in India to use the Snapdragon 650 processor. And it also the first Redmi smartphone to feature an all metal body and a fingerprint sensor. Xiaomi also sells this smartphone in China, and it has been a huge hit.

If you’ve been looking for a budget smartphone that performs as good as or better than the likes of OnePlus 2, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S5, then you must have a look at the Redmi Note 3. Here are the full specifications of the device.

Redmi Note 3 Snapdragon Edition Specs

Despite being a budget smartphone, the Redmi Note 3 packs a punch. It is entirely made out of metal and even has a fingerprint sensor, that is pretty accurate. Here’s what you get;

  • A 5.5 inch Full HD 1080p IPS display with 178 degree viewing angle
  • Snapdragon 650 SoC with 4 A53 1.4GHz cores and two Cortex-A72 1.8GHz cores
  • 2GB/3GB of RAM with 16GB/32GB of internal storage
  • 16 megapixel rear camera with phase detection auto-focus and dual-tone flash
  • 5 megapixel front camera
  • 4050mAh battery with support for fast charging
  • Fingerprint sensor at the back
  • 4G LTE, VoLTE, Bluetooth, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS, Glonass, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB
  • Android Lollipop with MIUI 7

Xiaomi will sell the Redmi Note 3 in Dark Grey, Sliver and Champagne Gold colors. The smartphone is also part of the ‘Make in India’ foundation.

The Redmi Note 3 Snapdragon 650 edition with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage is priced at Rs. 9,999, which is around $150. The variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB of storage will cost you Rs. 11,999, which is about $180. Pretty great for a smartphone with an all metal body, fingerprint sensor and powerful specs.

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