Xiaomi Mi3 Hands On


Xiaomi, one of the few reputed Chinese manufacturers, announced the third iteration of their flagship – Xiaomi Mi-3 in December. Xiaomi are having a presence at CES 2014 and showcasing their flagship product. There were rumors that Xiaomi is planning for an international expansion and this year could be it. We go hands on with their premium offering and you can check out the video right below.



The Xiaomi Mi-3 features similar specifications to most other Android flagships with a 5inch Full HD display, a powerful Snapdragon 800 SoC that is clocked at 2.3GHz, has 2GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU. There is 16/64GB internal storage and no microSD card slot. There is a 13-meapixel camera at the back and a 2-megapixel camera on the front.


What differentiates Xiaomi Mi-3 from the rest of the herd is its solid and premium build quality. The Xiaomi Mi-3 is a sealed unit and made out of aluminum. The body feels solid and quite premium when held in hands. On the front, there is the display and above it we the ambient proximity sensors and front facing camera. Below the display we have the capacitive touch keys. The right side has the volume rocker and the power lock button. On the bottom of the device, we have the stereo speakers. On the back is the 13MP camera with dual-LED flash.

Image and Video credits to Sandeep and Varun

Author: Monish Kumar

Monish is passionate about smartphones who is also interested in User Experience and Design. He is currently using Samsung Galaxy S3. You can follow him on Twitter and Google+