Xiaomi Mi3 goes live for pre-order exclusively on Flipkart for Rs. 13,999

Finally Xiaomi is in India with multiple phones and has displayed their other range of products too. You can now exclusively pre-order their phones on Flipkart.

Apart from the already announced Mi3, Xiaomi is launching the budget phone - Redmi 1S for an attractive price range of close to Rs. 6,999. It would emerge as a competitor with  . Redmi 1S is a dual SIM smartphone with mid-range features.

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Redmi 1S is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core chipset that clocks at 1.6GHz and 1GB of RAM along with 8GB of internal storage. The phone comes with a microSD slot which expansion limit upto 64GB. This phone runs on the MIUI skin optimised Android  4.3 JB.

Redmi 1S comes with 2000mAh battery powering the 4.7-inch 720p display. The phone comes with an 8MP rear camera and 1.6MP front ‘selfie‘ camera.

Redmi 1S Specifications

1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad-core MSM8228
Adreno 305 GPU
4.7-inch 720p IPS Display
GPS, Wifi 802.11 b/g/n, BT 4.0 LE
2000mAh changeable Li-ion battery
8MP rear camera, 1.6MP front camera
1GB RAM
8GB ROM (microSD up to 64GB)

For the price of Rs. 6,999, this phone would be a good option for those willing to buy the latest popular budget phone Moto E.  Xiaomi would also soon launch Redmi Note priced at Rs 9999.

Hugo Barra quoted in the press conference that Redmi Note has the same performance as Galaxy Note 3.

Its also official that Xiaomi is partnering with Flipkart in India for initial launches. But the interesting fact is that Xiaomi is also looking out for other partners in the long run too.

Xiaomi Mi3 Specifications

5 inch display 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
2.3 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
Adreno 330 GPU
2 GB RAM 16 GB internal memory
13 MP primary camera 2 MP front facing camera
Google Android v4.3 Jelly Bean
3050 mAh battery

Sachin Bansal was personally present for the launch of Xiaomi products in India.

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Flipkart is offering an exclusive pre-order of Mi3 at Rs 13,999 till July 31. This is a good grab considering the phone’s specifications and the attractive price. You can pre-order the phone here.

Also to beat the perception of Chinese phones and the bad servicing accompanied with it, Xiaomi has already released a list of 30+ easily accessible service centres in 20 cities in India.

Are you preordering Xiaomi Mi3 today?

Subodh Kolhe