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Over 600,000 Redmi Note 3 Units Sold in India, Says Xiaomi


Xiaomi has announced that it has sold over 600,000 units of the Redmi Note 3 smartphone in roughly 2 months of weekly sales in India. Xiaomi’s Global VP, Hugo Barra, announced the news in a Facebook post and added that this is the company’s “biggest record yet” for the country.

The company has lately been selling the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 in open sales alongside the flagship Mi 5 smartphone.

To recall, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was launched in India back in March. Some of the notable features of the smartphone included an all-metal body and also a fingerprint scanner at the back. The Chinese company has confirmed that users can store up to 5 fingerprint profiles on the Redmi Note 3. Users also received a 2-month free subscription to Hungama. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was announced to be available via Mi.com as well as Amazon and was promised to be available from more e-commerce partners including Flipkart and Snapdeal.

The Redmi Note 3 has been available in India two memory and storage versions – one including 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage, and other 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage. The 2GB variant is priced at Rs. 9,999, while the 3GB variant is priced at Rs. 11,999.

The highlight of the new Redmi Note 3 is it packs a hexa-core Snapdragon 650 processor (four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.4GHz and two Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 1.8GHz). Other specifications of the smartphone are identical with the original, including a 5.5-inch full-HD 1080×1920 pixels IPS display and offers 178-degree viewing angle. It runs MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop and supports dual 4G SIM cards (Micro + Nano).