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Xiaomi Redmi 3S

Specifications

Xiaomi Redmi 3S
Xiaomi Redmi 3S (Redmi Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
5 inch 16:9, 1280x720 pixel 294 PPI, IPS, 16M colors, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 Infrared, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot), Sensors: Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1, 2G bands: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 || CDMA 800 / 1900 || 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 || 4G bands: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.5 x 139.3 x 69.6 ( = 0.33 x 5.48 x 2.74 in)
Battery
4100 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, [email protected]
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix f/2.2, [email protected]
Weight
144 g ( = 5.08 oz / 0.32 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
200 Euro

 

Average Score: 81.67% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 88%, performance: 80%, features: 80%, display: 72% mobility: 96%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Xiaomi Redmi 3S

Xiaomi Redmi 3S review
Source: GSM Arena English
Finally, the Redmi 3S has gotten everything perfect just before the Redmi 4 premiere. With the new Snapdragon 430 chipset and its Adreno 505 GPU the users can enjoy the benefits of OpenGL ES3.1 and a slightly faster performance. The rear-mounted fingerprint scanner is here to stay, too. And, of course, you can get the 3S in a Prime revision with double the storage and 3GB of RAM.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/10/2016
Xiaomi Redmi 3S review: Redefining the budget segment all over again
Source: Android Central English
Xiaomi redefined the entry-level segment in 2014 with the Redmi 1S. Two years later, the brand is at it once again with the Redmi 3S. The phone offers a metal chassis, Snapdragon 430, and a massive 4100mAh battery that will last at least two days on a full charge. Combine all of the above with a price that's nearly half of that of the budget Moto G4, and you get an inkling of what Xiaomi is trying to achieve with the Redmi 3S.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/17/2016
80% The best £120 you'll spend today - Xiaomi's new Redmi 3S is an unbeatable budget Android
Source: PC Advisor English
Right now the Redmi 3S Pro is available for just an extra £5 over the 3S, but ordinarily we would have said you will struggle to find better value for money than what is offered by Xiaomi's new Redmi 3S. This budget Android phone is feature-packed and capable, and has a new fingerprint scanner. You can't expect any more for £120, just remember that Google Play isn't installed out of the box.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 80% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

92% Xiaomi Redmi 3s
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%
77% Xiaomi Redmi 3s: análisis en español del gama baja de Xiaomi
Source: FAQsAndroid Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 90% display: 70% mobility: 95% workmanship: 70%
77% Xiaomi Redmi 3s: análisis en español del gama baja de Xiaomi
Source: FAQsAndroid Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 90% display: 70% mobility: 95% workmanship: 70%
Smartphone básico 5": Xiaomi Redmi 3S (DualSIM)
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Stylish design; compact size; decent hardware; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/18/2017
84% Recensione Xiaomi Redmi 3S: upgrade più prestante e sicuro
Source: Chimera Revo Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 90% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
Recensione Xiaomi Redmi 3S Internazionale, Best Buy
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; solid workmanship; high performance; long battery life; decent cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/15/2016
Recensione Xiaomi Redmi 3S Internazionale, Best Buy
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; solid workmanship; decent performance; long battery life; good price; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2016
80% Recenzja Xiaomi Redmi 3S
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/29/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% display: 75% mobility: 95% workmanship: 75%
Смартфон Xiaomi Redmi 3s
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Positive: Metal case; high autonomy; good price. Negative: Imperfect design.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/01/2016
Xiaomi Redmi 3S: Poprvé s českým LTE (recenze)
Source: CNews.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Compact size; high autonomy; decent cameras; low price. Negative: Average hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/20/2017
Xiaomi Redmi 3S – malá cenovka, veľká batéria
Source: Fony.sk SK→EN
Positive: Good price; high performance; quality workmanship; long battery life; compact size. Negative: Slow charge; relatively heavy; average camera; sim and microSD are on the same slot.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/13/2016

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 505: Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
430: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.4 GHz and the Adreno 505 GPU, a DDR3L-1600 memory controller as well as an X6 LTE (Cat. 4) modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.144 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Xiaomi:

Xiaomi Tech was founded as a Chinese smartphone producer in 2010 and soon reached high market shares in its home market. Although Xiaomi is not one of the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers worldwide in 2016, it is nevertheless one of the big global players in this market segment.

Since 2015 there are many reviews. The ratings have been above average since 2016.


81.67%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2016-08-19)