Xiaomi is currently on a roll as the company recently launched the Mi Note 3 alongside the Mi MIX 2 handset. The Mi Note 3 handset highlights a facial recognition feature, dual rear cameras, and an AI-based Beautify technology.
Much like the Mi MIX 2 device, this new Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is expected to go on sale on September 15, with registrations starting on September 18.
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is priced at CNY 2,499 for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB internal storage model, and CNY 2,899 for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB built in storage version – leaving the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage capacity at a price of CNY 2,999.
The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) Xiaomi Mi Note 3 comes packing a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display coupled with a pixel density of 403ppi.
The Mi Note 3 is powered by a Snapdragon 660 SoC paired with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and offers 64GB or 128GB with no expansion via microSD.
As per optics, the handset comes bearing a dual rear camera configuration that consists of a 12-megapixel sensor paired with a wide-angle lens, f/1.8 aperture, and 4-axis optical image stabilization.
The second camera on the other hand 12-megapixel sensor coupled with a telephoto lens, and a f/2.6 aperture. The setup offers 2x optical zoom, and PDAF, apart from 4K video capture. The front camera bears a 16-megapixel sensor with 2-micron pixels.
As for connectivity options, the handset comes with 4G LTE, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11c, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C.
Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, an infrared sensor, and proximity sensor. Fitted with a 3500mAh battery, the phone measures 152.6×73.95×7.6mm weighs 163 grams.