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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pros and Cons with FAQ

Xiaomi has finally launched the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 in India although it launched long back in China. They have launched the two variant of Redmi Note 3, one variant comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage and the other has 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The 2GB RAM model is priced at Rupees 9,999 and the 3GB RAM model is priced at Rupees 11,999. Considering the specifications and price, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is going to be the great competitor for Letv Le 1S and Lenovo VIBE K4 Note.

The Redmi Note 3 has 5.5 inches full HD display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution. Sadly the display is not protection with the Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 650 Cortex Processor along with 3GB RAM. It has 32GB of internal storage and it does not have any dedicated Micro SD Card slot. But the memory can be expanded with the help of Hybrid SIM slot. It has 16MP rear camera with dual LED Flash and phase detection autofocus (PDAF) which is its one of the main advantage. The phone comes with 5MP selfie camera on the front. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has 4050 mAh battery with fast charging support which is again a great Pro for the price. In case if you are on a tight budget then you can check out the best Android phone below 7000.In this post, we are going to list out the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pros and Cons along with its FAQ, Tips, and tricks.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pros and Cons with FAQ

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 FAQ

Q: What are the box content of the phone?

A: The phone, SIM ejecting pin, Warranty card, User manual, USB Cable, and Fast charger. No headphone is provided with the phone so check out the budget headphones below 1000 rupees.

Q: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has the Corning Gorilla Glass protection?

A: No, the phone does not have the Gorilla Glass 3 protection but it has Dragontrail protection to resist the phone against some scratches.

Q: How is the display quality of the phone?

A: The display on the Redmi Note 3 is great and the colors look vibrant and natural. the viewing angles are great and there is no issue of viewing the display in the sunlight.

Q: What is the free RAM available in the Redmi Note 3?

A: Out of 3GB around 1.8GB RAM is available free after the first boot. On the 2GB RAM variant around 1GB RAM is available free.

Q: What is the free internal storage available out of 32GB?

A: Around 24GB is available free for installing Apps and Games out of 32GB storage.

Q: Can we move Apps and games to SD Card?

A: No, the Apps and games cannot be moved to SD Card. But for some games and Apps, few part of data can be moved.

Q: Can we insert the Micro SD Card (Memory Card) in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3?

A: Though the phone does not have the dedicated Micro SD Card, the memory card can be inserted in the Hybrid SIM slot. But if you use the Micro SD Card with Redmi Note 3 then the second SIM cannot be used.

Q: Will the phone get the Android M marshmallow 6.0 update?

A: The company says Yes, but they did not have the answer for when it will receive the update. The Redmi Note 3 should get the Android M update soon.

Q: How is the loud speaker quality on the phone?

A: The loudspeaker on the Redmi Note 3 is loud and clear. The speaker is placed at the bottom of the rear side.

Q: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has the LED Notification light?

A: Yes, the phone has the multi-color LED Notification light at the top for the notification purpose.

Q: Are the three navigation buttons are backlit enabled?

A: yes, the three navigation button at the bottom are backlit enabled.

Q: How is the Gaming performance of the phone?

A: The 3GB RAM variant can able to handle HD High-end games without any lags and frame drops. We have tried playing Asphalt 8, NFS Most Wanted, Real racing 3.

Q: Can we change the theme and font style in the Redmi Note 3?

A: Different themes can be changed from the MIUI theme store but the font style cannot be changed unless the phone is rooted.

Q: Does the Redmi Note 3 has the NFC feature?

A: No, it does not support the NFC.

Q: Rooting the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 voids the phone warranty?

A: No, rooting the phone will not void the phone warranty.

Q: Can we record 4K videos and 1080p videos?

A: The phone can record the 1080p videos but 4K videos cannot be recorded.But still you can use the Google Camera App which allows you to record the videos in 4k resolution.

Q: Does the phone has any heating issue?

A: No surprisingly the phone does not heat up much even on heavy usage and gaming. But you feel the device getting little warm as it has the metal body.

Q: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has the OTG Support?

A: Yes, it has the OTG Support for connecting pen drive. It can also be used to connect the gaming controller.

Q: How is the Fingerprint Scanner Performance on the Redmi Note 3?

A: The fingerprint scanner on the rear side works accurate and the phone can be unlocked in less than a second.

Q: Can we lock and unlock Apps using Fingerprint scanner?

A: The current software version does not have this feature but you would have this feature in the next software update.

Q: Does the phone has the IR Blaster?

A: Yes, it has the IR Blaster on the top which can be used as the TV, AC remote.

Q: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has the Dual SIM Support?

A: yes, it has the dual Hybrid SIM. You can use two SIM or one SIM and one SD Card at a time. Both the SIM supports 4G LTE.

Q: Does it has the fast charging feature?

A: yes, the phone comes with the Quick Charging 2.0 which allows you to charge your phone from 0-100% in less than 3 hours. This is really good for a phone with 4,050 mAh battery.

Q: How to take a screenshot in Xiaomi Redmi Note 3?

A: The screenshot can be taken easily by pressing Volume down + Power button simultaneously.

Q: Can we remove the battery on the phone?

A: No, the phone battery cannot be removed.

Q: What are the Color options available in Xiaomi Note 3?

A: The phone is available in Grey, Gold and silver color variant in India.

Q: How to root the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3?

A: Soon, we will be posting the guide to root the phone.

Q: How to buy this phone?

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pros and Cons

If you are looking forward to  buy this Smartphone then we are listing some of its Pros and Cons( Advantages & disadvantages) to make your decision easier.


Metal Body

The Redmi Note 3 comes with the full metal body which feels good in the hand and comfortable to hold as well.

Fingerprint Scanner and IR Blaster

The phone comes with Fingerprint scanner and IR Blaster which are its greatest advantage considering its price.

Huge battery

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is bundled with 4050 mAh non removable battery which should last for one full day on a single charge.

Also, Check the pros and cons of the Letv Le 1S which is the greatest competitor of Redmi note 3.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Cons

Delayed updates

As you all know, Xiaomi does not roll out the lastest Android updates quickly as like other smartphone companies. We feel that the phone does not have any other disadvantage considering the price of Rupees 11,999. Also, check out the new competition between Yu Yunicorn Vs Redmi Note 3. If you have any further queries then please leave them in the comment below. For more pros and cons post, follow us on  FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest.

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Vijay Nelson Raj is the founder and Chief Editor of Gadget Gossips. Tech enthusiast| Cricket lover.Follow me on Facebook, Twitter
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