Xiaomi Redmi 3X With Metal Body, Snapdragon 430 SoC, Fingerprint Sensor Announced

After launching Redmi 3s smartphone in China, Xiaomi has announced another variant of the phone, the Redmi 3X with the same hardware keys exclusively for the local operator China Unicom.

The Xiaomi Redmi 3X available with a full metal ‘magnesium’ alloy unibody design, packs a fingerprint scanner on its back and the whole smartphone power is delivered by a massive 4100mAh battery cell. Rest of other specs includes:



  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU
  • 2GB LPDDR3 RAM with 32GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • MIUI 7 based on Android
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording
  • Dimensions: 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5mm; Weight: 144g
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS
  • 4000mAh battery / 4100mAh (typical)
  • Colors: Silver and Gold options


The new smartphone will go on sale in China, Redmi 3X is priced at 899 Yuan ($136 / Rs. 9165 approx), if it launches in India.

(Source: Weibo)