Xiaomi’s Redmi 3 offers a 4,100mAh battery and all-metal body only for $107

January 11, 2016 10:49 AM

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announced its latest handset today, the Redmi 3. This device features all-metal body and a massive 4,100mAh battery, which are both unusual in phones below $250.

The Redmi 3’s back features a lattice design made up of 4166 stars woven together.

The 5-inch Redmi 3 runs on the  MIUI 7 Android software layer and holds a 720p display, an octa-core Snapdragon 616 processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB of onboard storage,13-megapixel camera with fast autofocus on the rear and a 5-megapixel snapper in front. You can use either two SIMs simultaneously or use one of the slots for a microSD card to expand storage by 128GB.

he company promises that the latest version of its MIUI OS includes optimizations to extend battery life by 25 percent.

It also hasn’t specified which version of Android is on the Redmi 3 — if it’s running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the built-in Doze mode that puts your phone to sleep could help you put off charging the device for even longer than usual.

By tomorrow the phone will be available in china.

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