Xiaomi Mi3 launched for ₹14,999 – Challenge to Indian OEM and Motorola

The smartphone market of India has become very large and competitive which is turning out to be blessing for the customers here. Along with the big multinational brands such as Samsung and Sony indigenous companies such as Micromax are striving to capture the customers with different range of smartphones and tablets. Most of the OEM’s are now trying to deliver smartphones with specifications quite similar to high-end mobiles but at a very low cost.


In a similar effort, Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has launch Mi3 which will go on sale starting from July 15. Now what’s so special about Mi3 that it has captured attention of people ?  The Mi3 from Xiaomi is offers a great specs sheet at a very low price point. Launched in China last year, the smartphone comes with a 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800 coupled with 2 GB RAM. It is packed with a 13 MP rear camera, 2 MP front camera and massive 3050 mAh battery. Looks interesting, ain’t it ?

Xiaomi Mi3 Specifications

2.3 GHz Quad-core, Snpadragon 800
Memory2 GB RAM, 16/32/64 GB internal storage
GPUAdreno 330
Display5.0 inch Full HD display, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
OSAndroid v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Upradable to KitKat
Connectivity3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, microUSB v2.0 and NFC
Camera13 MP rear camera with dual LED flash, 2 MP front camera
Battery3050 mAh, Non-removable
Size144 x 73.6 x 8.1 mm, 145g
ColorsBlack, White

Xiaomi Mi3 Launch date and availability

The smartphone has been officially launched in India and is expected to be available with different online retailers such as Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal from July 15. The device can also be purchased from other offline retailers if it is not made exclusive to any online retailer. Xiaomi Mi3 will be available at a launch price ₹14,999 which will give a serious competition to Indian OEMs.

The smartphone will give a tough challenge to Indian manufacturers such as Micromax, Karbonn along with Motorola which has been attracting a lot of customers with it’s Moto G and Moto E. So are you gonna go fo Mi3 ? or still believe on trusted OEM’s. Share your views and opnios with us.


About Prateek Pandey

Being a Third year Engineering student I have some keen interest in Gadgets and Computers. Here I provide with the latest information on Smartphones and wearable gadgets. Connect with me on @Facebook and @Twitter


  1. […] Xiaomi has been moving up the competition of the smartphone market quite swiftly with the launch of some great smartphone such as Mi3, RedMi Note etc. The company has good hold in Chinese market and is now exploring other markets with India being the first on the list as Mi3 goes on sale in India from July 15. […]

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