Xiaomi Redmi 3 with metal body expected to be announced on January 12

Xiaomi Redmi 3 with metal body was certified by TENAA last month. Now, the company has released a teaser which suggests that the Redmi 3 will be announced on January 12.

Xiaomi Redmi 3 metal teaser

The teaser released by the Chinese smartphone maker on Weibo shows the back of the Redmi 3 that sports a metal body with patterns. The Mi logo is also seen at the lower back. In addition, the listing also confirms a 5-inch display on the phone.

Xiaomi Redmi 3 rumored specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with micro SD
  • MIUI based on Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP or 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 139.3×69.6×8.5mm; Weight: 143g
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 4000mAh battery

The Xiaomi Redmi 3 is expected to come in Dark Grey, Silver and Champagne Gold colors. Just yesterday, Xiaomi confirmed that the Mi 5 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 will be announced in February after Chinese New Year that falls on February 8.


Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+