Last week we talked about Xiaomi launching the Mi 3 in the Indian market. This week, the company has launched two more smartphones, along with a revised pricing for the Mi 3 and launch details.
First of all, the Mi 3 has seen a price cut. It is now available for ₹13,999 ($232) instead of the previously announced ₹14,999 ($249).
The other two phones being launched are the Redmi 1S and the Redmi Note. The Redmi 1S is the cheapest phone being launched today and priced at just ₹6,999 ($116) and the Redmi Note is priced at ₹9,999 ($166).
The Redmi 1S has a 4.7-inch, 720p IPS display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8228 SoC with quad-core 1.6GHz CPU and Adreno 305 GPU, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage space with microSD card support, 8 megapixel rear camera with 1080p video, 2 megapixel front camera with 720p video, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, dual SIM (3G+2G), 2000mAh battery and MIUI based on Android 4.3.
The Redmi Note has a 5.5-inch 720p IPS display, MediaTek MT6592 SoC with octa-core 1.7GHz CPU and Mali-450 GPU, 2GB RAM, 8GB storage space with microSD card slot, 13 megapixel rear camera with 1080p video recording, 5 megapixel front camera with 720p video, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n/, 3100mAh battery and MIUI on Android 4.3.
Flipkart is the exclusive launch partner for Xiaomi in India. You will have to register today on Flipkart to be able to purchase the Mi 3 when it goes on sale on July 22, next week. The Mi Power Bank and other accessories will also be available for sale next week. The Redmi 1S and the Redmi Note will go on sale in August.