Xiaomi Mi Note 3, the latest semi-flagship smartphone from the China’s biggest smartphone maker has some of the exceptional features, which are not found on any of the smartphones. In fact, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is a bigger version of the Xiaomi Mi 6, with a slightly underrated processor.
In fact, the glass sandwich design is one of the best things about the Xiaomi Mi Note 3. Now, according to DxOMark, the premium camera benchmarking platform has tested the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 and the results are outstanding.
Just like the most of the premium flagship smartphones, the dual camera setup on the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 consist of dual 12 MP RGB shooter with F/1.8 aperture and 1.25-micron pixel size on the main sensor with OIS. The phone does offer X2 optical zoom and portrait mode. This camera combination offers a perfect score of 90 on DxOMark, which is on par with the last generation premium flagship smartphones like the original Google Pixel and HTC U11.
In terms of actual tech specifications, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 offers a 5.5-inch FHD IPS LCD display protected by 2.5D curved tempered glass on the top with 16:9 aspect ratio. The back case does offer the same 2.5D tempered glass with smooth curves. The Qualcomm made Snapdragon 660 Octa-core processor powers the device paired with 6 GB LPDDR4x RAM and 64 GB or 128 GB onboard flash storage. Like most of the Xiaomi Mi branded device, this does not have a micro SD card what so ever.
For the camera capability, the device does have a 16 MP selfie camera with 1080p video recording capability. The main camera setup does offer 4K video recording capability up to 30 frames per second. So, in terms of camera capability, you are getting best of both the worlds.
The device runs on a custom MiUi operating system based on Android Nougat and expected to receive Oreo update in the future. The smartphone is powered by a 3500 mAh Li-ion battery with fast charging capability via USB type C port, which also doubles as a high-fidelity audio output port.
The device retails in China for ₹26,000 for the entry-level model with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage and will cost you ₹30,000 for the 8 GB RAM and 128 GB onboard flash storage. If you are into flagship smartphones, then, this is one of the best smartphones that are available in the market.