Xiaomi has launched a new budget mid ranged smartphone called Redmi 3S and its superior variant named Redmi 3S Prime. What makes its superior is more RAM and storage, while rest of the specifications are exactly same on both the devices. These are Dual SIM phones running on MIUI 7 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. There’s also a Fingerprint sensor placed at rear panel adding extra security to the phones. On the front we get a 5 inch HD IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution.
Xiaomi has powered the phone with Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor accompanied by Adreno 505 GPU from which we can expect faster performance and better video out put. For better multitasking, Redmi 3S comes with 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB (eMMC5.0) internal storage memory. While the Redmi 3S Prime has 3GB LPDDR3 with 32GB (eMMC5.1) internal storage memory. Both the variants can be expanded up to 128GB using microSD card in the Hybrid slot.
For photography fans, Redmi 3S / Prime carries a 13 Megapixel rear camera having PDAF, LED Flash and f/2.0 aperture. For Selfie lovers, there’s a 5 Megapixel front facing shooter with f/2.2 aperture. Both the cameras can record up to Full HD 1080p videos. As per connectivity, the devices support 4G LTE with VoLTE along with other standard connectivity options such as 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS + GLONASS and Bluetooth 4.1. These are backed up with massive 4100mAh battery that can offer more than 36 hours of battery backup in mixed usage.
Xiaomi Redmi 3S / 3S Prime Specifications:
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MIUI 7
- Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD) Support
- Fingerprint sensor
- 5 inch HD IPS display
- 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor
- Adreno 505 GPU
- 2GB LPDDR3 RAM with 16GB (eMMC5.0) internal storage (Redmi 3S)
- 3GB LPDDR3 RAM with 32GB (eMMC5.1) internal storage (Redmi 3S Prime)
- Expandable up to 128GB using microSD card
- 13 Megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash and f/2.0 aperture
- 5 Megapixel front facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
- 1080p Full HD video recording
- 4G VoLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS
- 4100mAh battery
To make the best out of your Redmi 3S and 3S Prime, you can download the official Xiaomi PC Suite and latest USB Drivers from this page in just one click and are absolutely free. Using this PC Suite not only you can keep your phone updated and optimized with latest firmware updates but it also lets you install Developer ROMs without any expertise so that you can experience all the new features before the world. PC Suite also lets you backup or Synchronize all your contacts, bookmarks, notes, emails, calendar, appointments, messages, etc from phone to PC or programs like Office Outlook and also with major clouds such as Google, Yahoo, Microsoft.
Using this small tool you can also Backup your complete Xiaomi phone on computer with all its installed applications, SD data, Files, Folders, Documents, phone settings, etc safely in a single file. If anything goes wrong with the device you can Restore it back anytime without loosing a single file. Sharing mobile internet to PCs becomes more comfortable with PC suite because you can share internet on USB ion just one click making the phone act as modem. There’s lots more you do with this small tool. So, get both PC Suite and Drivers right away and get the best out of your Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime.