Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro Review

A Chinese mobile company, Xiaomi has taken budget smartphones to a different level from the day of its establishment. And following the same trend, Xiaomi released another budget smartphone named Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro, the successor of Redmi 1, Redmi 2 Pro and Redmi 3s. The smartphone was officially launched on April, 2016.

The Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro is completely made up of a metal unibody. The device features non-removable rear panel that touches up the screen housing. The rear panel is slightly curved which makes the device hold easily. However, we are not sure if the device is protected by corning gorilla glass.

The Redmi 3 Pro, just like other smartphones, features an earpiece, a front facing camera, and various sensors at the top bezel. However, this device lacks notification LED light. The capacitive home, recent app and back buttons is placed below the screen. Nevertheless, the capacitive touch buttons lacks backlit support.

Moreover, the top part features a 3.5 mm headphone socket, a secondary microphone and an IR sensor. Further, the bottom part carries the USB port, a speaker grille and a primary microphone. The rear part equips main camera at the top-left corner along with the LED flashlight. The rear part also carries a fingerprint sensor. The power key and the volume alteration keys are placed at the right side, whereas, the hybrid SIM slot is placed at the left side.

The Redmi 3 Pro comprises of 5.0 inches HD IPS LCD screen, 720 x 1280 pixels resolution with ~294 ppi pixels density. Moreover, its predecessors, both Redmi 1 and 2 had HD resolution screen with 720 x 1280 pixels. The screen is sharp and also produces vibrant color. The viewing angles also are good. The device also features an ambient light sensor which automatically adjusts the screen brightness according to the environment.

The Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro is operated with Android 5.1 Lollipop and also features company’s own MIUI 8. However, the device is not upgradable to any other software released by Android. The device is functioned with Qualcomm MSM8939v2 Snapdragon 616 chipset, Octa-Core (4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU, and Adreno 405 GPU. The device comes with 32 GB internal memory which can further be expanded to 128 GB using a microSD card. It also features 3 GB of RAM.

Moreover, the Redmi 3 Pro is furnished with 13 MP, f/2.0 aperture lens and phase detection autofocus main camera. The primary camera comes with different features like geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama, etc. The device, besides, possesses 5 MP and f/2.2 aperture lens front facing camera and both cameras are capable of shooting videos at 1080p@30fps.

Besides, the Redmi 3 Pro is energized with 4100 mAh non-removable battery. The device is also supported by fast charging functionality. The battery backup is good and the device can be used for more than two days without charging it twice. Moreover, the device is available in two different colors; like silver and gold.

Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro Price in Nepal : Rs. 23,500 (Around)

Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro Specification


 Size  5.0 inches
 Resolution  720 x 1280 pixels
 Color Depth  16M


 CPU Speed 1.5 GHz, 1.2 GHz
 CPU Type Octa-Core


 Video Recording Resolution  1920 x 1080 pixels
 Main Camera Resolution  13.0 MP
 Front Camera Resolution  5.0 MP
 Main Camera Auto-focus  Yes


 RAM  3 GB
 ROM  32 GB
 External Memory  Yes, Expandable Up To 128 GB


 Multi-Sim  Dual-SIM
 Sim Size  Nano and Micro SIM
 2G Sim  900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
 2G CDMA  800 / 1900 MHz


 USB Version  USB 2.0
 Headphone  3.5 mm Stereo
 Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Direct  802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz / 2.5 GHz), Yes
 Bluetooth  Bluetooth v4.1
 MHL  No
 PC Sync  NA
 Location  GPS, Glonass, Beidou
  NFC  No


 Operating Software  Android 5.1 Lollipop

Physical Information

 Color+  Silver and Gold
 Form Factor  Touchscreen Bar
 Dimension  139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5 mm
 Weight  144 g
 Water Resistant/Dust Proof  No


 Compass/Magnetometer  Yes
 Proximity Sensor  Yes
 Accelerometer  Yes
 Ambient Light Sensor  Yes
 Gyroscope  Yes
 Barometer  NA
 Temperature Sensor  NA


 Standard Battery Capacity  4100 mAh
 Removable  No

Audio and Video

 Video Playing Format  NA
 Video Playing Resolution  NA
 Audio Playing Format  NA


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