Xiaomi Mi3

price N/A launch Jul, 2014

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 11 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Beautiful, stunning design with an aluminum-magnesium chassis
  • Solid build quality
  • Light in hand, and comfortable to grip
  • Gorgeous, full HD IPS display, that also works with gloves on
  • Good MIUI interface with many useful features on top of Android
  • Powerful, top-end, category-defying speed/performance
  • Good camera
  • Good call quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • An amazingly frequent update schedule for the phone software from Xiaomi means you can be sure of keeping your phone 'new' for a long time

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Average loudspeaker volume

11 expert review(s)


video review

source: @iGyaan
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.3, Upgradeable to 4.4
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
  • Ambient Light
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
Processor/RAM
Processor2.3 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8274AB
GPUAdreno 330
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3050 mAh
Battery Standby500 hrs
Battery Talktime25.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Music Playback Time: 50 hrs
  • Web Browsing Time (on 3G network): 21 hrs
Dimensions
Weight145 gm
Thickness8.1 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Image Stabilization
  • HDR
Secondary Camera2.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Full HD Video Recording
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi dual band
  • USB On-The-Go
  • WiFi Display
  • MiCloud
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
4.29/5
(Very Good)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Ok
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys