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Updated On: 25th November 2017

Xiaomi Redmi 3s

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Xiaomi Redmi 3s runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The smartphone has a 5-inch HD IPS LCD display. Other variant of this mobile is Redmi 3s Prime.. Next variants of this phone are Redmi 4A and Redmi 5. It has a 13MP rear camera with an LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera . The device is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor and 2GB RAM. It has 16GB internal storage which can further be expanded via a microSD card up to 128GB. Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and a microUSB 2.0 port. The device is powered by a Li-Ion 4,100 mAh battery.
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Xiaomi Redmi 3s Price in India

Xiaomi Redmi 3s Price starts at Rs. 6,999. The lowest price of Xiaomi Redmi 3s is at Flipkart, which is 18% less than the cost of Redmi 3s at Ebay (Rs. 8499).

Xiaomi Redmi 3s Review

8.0
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MSP SCORE
  • Good Stuff
  • One of the best value for money device in its price category
  • Decent display quality
  • Best battery life in a smartphone device even for twice its price
  • Smooth performance with Snapdragon 430 chipset and 2GB RAM
  • Both the cameras are good for day to day photography
  • Bad Stuff
  • RAM management needs improvement
  • Fingerprint scanner would have made the device a complete package

Xiaomi Redmi 3s Details

Xiaomi has extended its Redmi series with the introduction of the affordable Redmi 3s. The device is a much better upgrade to the Redmi 2 that was launched earlier. The device price at under Rs. 10000.
 
Display and Performance
One can expect smooth sailing with the 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset and 2GB of RAM. The smartphone also enables you to work on multiple apps simultaneously without affecting the device's performance. On top, the Redmi 3s flaunts a 5-inch HD display that reflects crisp and vibrant colours. One can enjoy games and videos over the big 5-inch HD screen. 
Design and Platform
In terms of design, the smartphone evokes a premium look and feel courtesy a full-metal magnesium alloy unibody design that reflects a classy look.  On the software front, the device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow wrapped under MIUI 7.3. The MIUI 7.3 comes with exciting features like double tap wake/sleep, accept incoming calls using the home button, etc. 
Camera and Connectivity
Using the 13-megapixel rear camera, users can afford to capture stunning images and record full HD videos. One also has the luxury of shooting in the dark as there is an LED flash on board too. To aid video calls and selfies, the smartphone is armed with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera as well. For connectivity, there are options like 4G, dual-SIM support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1 and a microUSB 2.0 port. 
Storage and Battery
The Xiaomi Redmi 3s ships with 16GB of onboard storage space that can further be expanded via a microSD card using the Hybrid SIM slot. The Hybrid SIM slot lets you use a SIM card or a microSD card. Backed by a Li-Ion 4,100 mAh battery, you can easily expect the device to last for more than a day.

Xiaomi Redmi 3s Specifications

Design and Build
Dimensions 5.4x2.7x0.3 inches
Weight 144 grams
Software
Operating System Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Display
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Display Type IPS LCD
Size (in inches) 5.0
Pixel Density 294 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 71.1 %
Camera
Rear Flash Yes
Selfie Flash No
Primary 13 M.Pixels
Front 5 M.Pixels
Video Yes
Storage
Internal 16GB
RAM 2GB
Expandable MicroSD, 128GB
Battery
Type Li-Ion
Capacity 4100 mAh
Turbo Charge Yes
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes with Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1 with A2DP
3G Yes
USB Micro USB v2.0
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
2G Yes
4G Yes
SIM Configuration Dual SIM (Micro-SIM/Nano-SIM)
GPS Yes
NFC Chipset No
Infrared Yes
Processor
Variant Snapdragon 430
Architecture Cortex-A53
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)
Frequency 1.4 GHz (Quad Core) + 1.1 GHz (Quad Core)
Make Qualcomm MSM8937
GPU Adreno 505
Sensors
Proximity Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient Light Yes
Fingerprint sensor No
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
Headphones Yes

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Does it support 2G, 3G, 4G, VoLTE, OTG, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity?
Yes, it supports 2G, 3G, 4G, VoLTE, OTG, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
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Which one is better between Redmi 3S and Infinix Hot 4 Pro?
I think the Mi brand mobiles only works for a year not only mine but my colleague's mobiles also stopped working exactly after one year. The speaker, vibration and heating problem, etc. are common in all the Mi phones and I don't know about Infinix. But I suggest not to buy Mi mobiles, they are just looting us by fake products and we Indians are getting fooled easily by those Chinese companies.
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In my opinion, both are better but I have only used 3S. If you want to go with Infinix then, my suggestion is you can also have a look at Infinix Note 4 which has a higher battery and storage capacity with Android 7 (Nougat) at Rs. 9000 and rest of the features are the same.
By Ansarimo**
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For sure Redmi 3S prime is better, but now Redmi has launched one new model at the same price. That is Redmi Y1; they also have two models at Rs. 9000 and Rs. 11000. If you have an additional budget, then go with Redmi Y1. It will be the best phone.
By Pva**
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Redmi 3S is better. I think 3S mobile has a rating of 9/10. It's a perfect phone in all the departments, i.e. display, battery, performance, etc. But the Redmi phone has one weak point, i.e., camera, its quality is not great.
By Sarikasa**
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I think that Redmi 3S Prime is better but after few months, you will face some issues like hanging. The mobile will automatically restart, and also the volume of the mobile will decrease.
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How to use 2 sims and a memory card in this phone?
There is no option to do this, rather you can use 2 SIMs or 1 SIM and a memory card. However, there is a solution for using dual SIM and memory card. But there is a lil' bit risk in doing this, you can go to any mobile repairing shop and tell him that you want to use both dual SIM and memory card. He will cut off your SIM from micro to mini and then take out only that network area of the SIM which is in golden colour. And then he will join that golden part to the back side of memory card. It is a very sensitive case, after doing this you will able to use both dual SIM and memory card on your phone. But you will not be able to use that SIM and memory card to another phone.
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There is no option to use 2 SIMs and a memory card in Redmi 3S. Because there is a hybrid slot for SIM which is different from traditional type of slots wherein you can use either your second SIM or a memory card. There are other options to use memory if you have active data pack . You can use Mi cloud or Google photos. There are many other online storage apps where you can use for memory.
By Sachi**
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There is a way but some say it makes the phone very hot. Just peel off the metal strip of your SIM and align it properly on the memory card and stick it. That's it, now insert it in the hybrid slot. I think there is an external slim slot that converts the hybrid slot to individual slots. You can go with this as this is a safer method.
By Cms**
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It's a risky task but basically, we can do it. We have to export SIM microchip from SIM card. Make sure it's not your personal SIM card. It may be damaged during this process. So you are advised to see a video tutorial on youtube and complete it carefully. And we have to merge MMC and SIM card. Thank you.
By Vikass**
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You cannot unless you have/purchase adapter for the memory card. Other than that, you have to use just two SIMs or one SIM and a microSD card. There is another way, but it is risky, I tried it but I spoiled my SIM in the process. I tried to stick the chip off my SIM on the back of my SD card.
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What video formats does this mobile support?
The stock video player does not support all available video formats but that's not a problem these days since you can install vlc media player , mx player or any top of the line media players to run any of your desire video format. In fact I have run even 4k .mkv format without any serious issue so the device is great. Right now i am using redmi 3s prime, for redmi 3s 4k might be an issue but don't worry 4k quality will not give you any benefit in HD 5 inch display.
By Jkr**
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Don't bother, just download VLC player which can play almost all formats. As such I've not had any issues playing most of the formats on the native video player either.
By Bijukri**
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Most of them....I have never had an issue playing any video in this mobile... If you face any issues you can always download an app that supports the format.
By Sidro**
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MP4, M4V, MIDI, MKV, XVID, ASF, PCM, MP3, AC3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC..... Etc..
By Kvb**
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3gp, mp4, hd, full HD or any kind of format supporting on this mobile.
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What is the warranty period of the battery?
Let me tell you it comes with a 4100mAh/4000mAh battery which lasts a maximum of 2 days with normal use and 11 hours minimum with heavy use. It comes with a 1-year warranty. I'm using this phone from August 2016 and I've not spotted any issues regarding the battery or anything else.
By Ashutos**
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It is the same as that of the phone i.e., one year. But I can assure you that battery life is amazing. If you play games it lasts for almost 8 hours, otherwise 24 hours. You don't need to charge it.
By Akshayn**
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Its battery backup is better than any other phone that I have used like Samsung, Lenovo, HTC, Nokia and Micromax. This is the best battery phone. Thanks
By Rajko**
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1-year warranty on the handset & 6 months on the accessories. My phone is working good till now without any problems.
By Satyaje**
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Six months and the battery life is very good. I am using it from last 15 months, and till now there is no issue.
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Within 3 months, phone has been dead and their service is terrible. The service center guys told that motherboard have to be replaced and initially they have given 10 days time frame and after that they started telling 20 more days. And when I found from other customers who were waiting at the service center is that the average time for motherboard replacement is 60 days and when I questioned the Mi representative, he says that parts are not available . How are they launching same phones into market when parts are unavailable because same parts are used in the 3 months old and current new phones? Their India Mi Head never responds to all these things on any of these issues on social forums.
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I bought this online and it was a fast delivery. Good product at this price, 4100 mAh battery is good, HD IPS 5 inch display is excellent, 2GB RAM & 16 GB ROM is good, 13MP camera is good than J2, buy Mi 3s at this price which is better than Samsung J2.
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Good display but slippery finish on back, nice camera but autofocus is slow, awesome battery but charges very slow.
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Very cool smartphone with good features at this price. It is much more better than Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime mobile Please go for this.
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