The Xiaomi Note 3 was officially unveiled in India alongside the Mi 5 earlier in March. Since its launch, the Note 3 has gained unprecedented popularity in the country with the company claiming that over 2 million units of the smartphone have been sold.
According to the Chinese based company, for every 7 seconds in India, a unit of Redmi Note 3 is sold with one out of every nine smartphones ordered online turning out to be a Redmi Note 3. Going by a recent IDC report, 888,000 units of the smartphone were shipped in the second quarter of 2016 alone.
Two storage options of the device were launched in India: a 16GB variant which has 2GB of RAM with a price tag of Rs 9,999 and a 32GB model with 3GB of RAM which costs Rs 11,999.The smartphone arrived with full metal unibody design and a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display. Sunlight display and Reading modes are part of its features. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset clocked at 1.4GHz powers the device and it runs on the MIUI 7 software.
For the 16GB variant, a battery capacity of 4000mAh is available, while the 32GB variant sports a 4,050 battery and support for Quick Charge is fully functional for both. It comes with sensors likefingerprint, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope and proximity. Its connectivity options include Bluetooth, GPS, and WiFi.With regards to its camera, a 16MP camera with LED flash and PDAF is placed at its rear and a 5MP selfie camera is also present. Silver, Gray and Gold are the color variants that are available for the device.
In view of this milestone, the company is set to celebrate with a contest that is already live and will last till Thursday. The contest enables users to win a Redmi Note 3 or a gift coupon worthRs 100 by participating in an online game. Players are urged to log in or sign up with their Mi account, later on, they are instructed to type the specific sentence given by the company within seven seconds. Each user will get three chances daily. In case a player fails to type in during the first three attempts, sharing Xiaomi’s post on Facebook makes them eligible to two more chances.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is still available for purchase through the company owned Mi Store and some other online stores.