Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review and Specs

Do you want to buy a new smartphone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 can be the right gadget that you can buy. This smart phone is known as a targeted phone which is equipped with the flagship grade specifications, iconic MIUI launcher and the premium metal build. This is the third generation of the smart phone from Xiaomi. Actually, this phone almost has the similarities to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2. However, there are some upgrade specs and features which are improved in this third generation Xiaomi smartphone. One of the upgrade is the security system which is designed with finger print. In this chance I would like to deliver Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review

If you have ever used the Xiaomi Redmi note 2, you will find the similarities features and specs but you will have the more outstanding and advanced technology since there are several specs which have been upgraded by the manufacturer. You will have biometric security, a metal shell, new dual-LED flash, and a bigger battery. Besides that, this phone is also support to be installed with a variety of application in your smart phone.

Review of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Overview of Hardware

In this Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review, I would like to deliver the hardware overview. While unboxing this smartphone, you are going to find a compact box from paper. You find the phone itself, paper work, and the USB cable in the box. The package does not include headphone in the box so that you need to buy it for yourself. The design of this Xiaomi phone is greater than Redmi Note 2. Even though the screen is same, 5.5“ 1080p, the Redmi Note 3 has the shorter body than the previous one. Its dimension is 150 x 75 x 8.7mm, Redmi Note 3 also have the 4 g bulkier than the Redmi note 2.

From the design and quality, Redmi Note 3 uses the aluminum to cover itself. The upgrades of the devices are also visible. You are going to have the finger print scanner as your security system and dual-LED flash. This smart phone boost its appearance with the shiny metal which is covered all of its body. Like the other products from Xiaomi, the front of the smart phone is covered with black glass. Besides that, the sensor of finger print is located below the primary camera and it will make you easy to lock or unlock your phone.

Besides that, there are also two plastic bands which are placed in the back’s bottom and top. The use of the bands actually is to cover the antenna of the phone and they are made from plastic. The manufacturer tends to use plastic instead of metal because the metal is known as the signal obstruction. When it comes to good handling, this phone owns it. However, sometimes you will get more slippery since the casing is made from metal. The metal does not become problem at all as it can enhance the aesthetic of the phone.


The Redmi Note 3 is equipped with a 5.5 inch Full HD IPS, like on the previous model, Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 that owns 401ppi for the clear and sharp imagery. However, you have no information about the glass which covers the display. When it comes to the display, this type of smartphone actually does not have the significant differences from the previous phone. You can check the maximum brightness; both of the phones have the similar maximum brightness.

As we mentioned above, this cell phone screen has a diagonal of 5.5 inches exactly the same as the previous generation such as: Redmi Note 3G, 4G or Redmi Note 2 series. The large landscape screen feels quite satisfying for me personally; moreover it has been on offer along with IPS LCD panel with a resolution of Full HD 1080 x 1920 pixels with a density of ~ 403 ppi. Meanwhile, as we said at the beginning, this phone also comes with a protective layer which is named with Scratch-resistant glass.

Unfortunately, when it is used outdoors or under sunlight directly, it still feels less obvious, but when trying to use the full brightness overall is still clear. Moreover, in this sector Xiaomi manufacturer also provides features such as read mode and the display colors and contras started by Warm, Standard, until Cool. Interestingly, the wide screen of this phone also makes this phone has touch points to 10 so all existing games can run with responsiveness.

Operating System

After finding out the overview of the screen, in this Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review, let’s come to the part of the operating system, which is different from the previous series. For this smartphone, we easily found an original operating system MIUI 7 because when we connect to the Wi-Fi network, this phone is automatically updated to the latest version of MIUI directly. Meanwhile, the base operating system of this smart phone is Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. It means that you do not need to worry to re-flash the phone if needed.

Benchmark Antutu

Featuring with great specifications which are pretty sufficient and classy, this smart phone is able to achieve benchmark scores up to 47 970 points. From these tests, it turned out when compared with a score of Xiaomi Note 2 Prime Redmi not significantly different because of the review that was done some time ago, the phone is able to achieve a benchmark Antutu score of 46.358. unfortunately, when compared with the Xiaomi Mi 4c that carries the Snapdragon chipset 808, the results are still far as Xiaomi Mi 4c is able to achieve a score of 49 423.


While unboxing Redmi Xiaomi Note 3 and we haven’t yet filled the content with anything, a phone that has 32 GB internal capacity, leaving at least 25.57 GB of total system which is provided after used of about 27.73 GB. The capacity makes the users very satisfied because it can store a wide variety of photo and movie preferences and can accommodate a wide range of high class games, such as: Asphalt 8 game, Mortal Combat, and others. In addition, the phone also provides 3GB Ram and also USB OTG port that can make your friend to transfer the files from flash to this smartphone directly without the needing of a PC or Laptop.

Battery Life

Surely in this Review of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 on the sector of battery, there are also many people who want to know how the quality. Using the phone in full day feels very satisfied because you only need one charging, whether it’s used with a Wi-Fi network or also with LTE 4G networks. It provides a capacity of 4,000 mAh Li-Po type Non Removable certainly be the reason why this phone is quite satisfactory. Unfortunately, despite being accompanied by features of Fast Charging and power charger head 2 Ampere, you need the time about 2 hours to charge the battery from zero up to full capacity of the battery.


After using this for a few days of use, with the dual card feature which possessed them use this phone in the terms of sms, or phone is easy because you do not need to carry two phones at a time when traveling. Interestingly, of dual card which in included in this phone. Both of them support the 4G LTE network access. Besides the 4G network, this phone also supports 3G HSPA network. Unfortunately using the internet with 4G LTE network provider makes the phone feel fast body heat especially added by its casing which is made from metal.


when satisfied try different access of internet connection that is owned by this phone, we also immediately try to use some other enhancements of connectivity features, ranging from Wi-Fi that supports dual band and also several connectivity features such as GPS, which according to the personal use fairly quickly lock position in a matter of seconds. In addition, as Redmi Xiaomi Mi Note 2 and 4c, the handset is also equipped with infrared at the top, and also USB port v2.0 as media for transferring data and charging battery.


Redmi Xiaomi Note 3 belongs to an android phone that was released with the main camera lens is 13 MP which it also has several features and one of them is aperture of F / 2.2 that the feature is able to increase the quality of the images at night. In addition, in the right at the bottom of the lens there is also Dual LED Flash tone that is capable of emitting yellowish color that makes the picture brighter. There is also a phase of detection autofocus which is capable to accelerate decision divulging the focal point of the object.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3


To conclude this Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review, this smartphone has both advantages and disadvantages. However, this phone is worth to buy. Even though some of people said that the price of this phone is relatively expensive for its class, there are several high class features which can be the reason why you can buy this smartphone. Hopefully, this review will help you to give the short information about Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, especially for those who want to buy this smartphone.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review is needed for those who want to buy this smartphone there are several explanation about the specs. Read also Huawei Honor 5A Review


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *