Frequently Asked Questions About RedMi 3s and 3s Prime: Complete Review

By Arvind Kumar - 8/07/2016 03:04:00 PM



Redmi 3s and 3s prime is launched by Xiaomi in India. Most of the users are confused and they have lot of questions,So here i have most of the questions with answers. Redmi 3S is priced 6999/- while 3S prime is priced 8999/-. on Flipkart and Mi.

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Is RedMi 3S and RedMi 3s Prime Worth Buying?
The first questions comes in mind while buying a phone is, "Is RedMi 3S Prime worth Buying? If you are looking for a phone with 5 inch display in budget range with impressive performance, than RedMi 3s Prime and RedMi 3s are the best choice. There is no competitor for these phones in the range. If you can spend 10K and need a phone with 5.5 inch display than lot of options are there.

What is difference between RedMi 3s and RedMi 3s Prime?
All the specifications on these phones are same except 2 features. Prime variant comes with fingerprint scanner while it is absent in RedMi 3s. Another difference is RedMi 3s comes with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal while RedMi 3s Prime comes with 3 GB RAM 32 GB internal storage.

Which processor RedMi 3s and 3s Prime features? What is the gaming performance of these phones?
These phone comes with Snapdragon 430 octa-core Processor, 4 cores clocked at 1.4 GHz while remaining clocked at 1.1 GHz, also Adreno 505 GPU. This processor is upgraded version of Snapdragon 410, hence able to perform more tasks. Phone is able to play most of the high end games, but I feel few frame drops while playing asphalt 8 in high graphic setting. In the price range phones are giving very good performance.


What is Picture/Image quality of RedMi 3s and RedMi 3s Prime Camera?
Rear camera of these phones is 13 MP with PDAF and LED flash. Full name of PDAF is phase detection auto focus and it helps in focusing faster while clicking the images. Quality of image clicked with these phone is very good and contains lot of details. Also In low light condition images are good considering price. Image stabilisation is not so good on this but transitions are good. It also features 5 MP front facing camera to click amazing selfie.

How is display of RedMi 3s and RedMi 3s Prime? What is pixel density?
Display of both phones is impressive and it is also visible in bright sunlight. It is a 720pixel IPS LCD 16M colours display with pixel density of 294 PPI. Viewing angles are also good on this phone. It is a 5 inch display and body to display ratio is 71.1%.

How RedMi 3s Prime Look wise and what is the design of this phone?
Look wise phone is very impressive as it has metal design. Dimensions of this phone are 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5 mm and weights 144 grams. Phone is quite handy to use, you can operate it with single hand. It has USB port with micro phone on the bottom and 3.5 mm jack on top of the phone. Phone is available in 3 colour variants Gold, Dark Gray and Silver.

Does it comes with IR blaster or Infrared sensor? What is the use of IR sensor?
Yes, it comes with IR sensor placed on top of the phone. So many users want to know that, what the use of this IR emitter is. With the help of IR sensor, phone works as universal remote for various device. You can use it as remote for TV, Fan, AC, DVD, Set-top Box etc. You gets a dedicated remote app on this phone or you can also download Peel app from play store for it.

Does RedMi 3s and 3s Prime supports SD card to expand storage? Does it has dedicated slot or comes with Hybrid SIM slot?
Yes, you can expand storage on this phone upto 128 GB via micro SD card. This phone does not comes with dedicated SD card slot, it has hybrid SIM slot hence second slot could be used for second SIM or SD card. You can use 1 SIM with SD card only, if you want to use 2 SIM at the same time than you can't expand storage.

Does RedMi 3s and 3s prime supports VR headset?
Yes, phone supports VR headsets as it comes with gyroscope sensor. You can enjoy virtual reality with the help of Ant VR headset on this phone.

On which operating system RedMi 3s is running? Will it get OTA in future?
Phone is running Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system out of the box. It also has MIUI 7.2 skin on top of Android. Coming to the OTA, yes it will get OTA updates in future. Mi always provides OTA updates to fix the bugs in phone. Also it will provide you the upcoming MIUI versions on this phone.

Does RedMi 3s and 3s Prime comes with compass and NFC?
Both phone comes with compass sensor but NFC is absent on these phones. You can use all the apps which require compass sensor.

What is cellular call quality of these phones? How is the loudspeaker with call and music?
Cellular call quality on RedMi 3s is very good. Loudspeaker of this phone is also good. Voice is clear and loud with call and music.

What is battery capacity of RedMi 3s and Red Mi 3s prime? How battery backup of RedMi 3s and 3s Prime is?
It comes with a massive 4100 mAh battery and it is non-removable. This is a 5 inch display and resolution is 720 pixels, so it will give a backup of 2 days with normal uses. If you are a high end user than also you will get a backup of 24 hours. If you are general user than you might get a backup of 3 days with full charge.

Does these phone comes with fingerprint scanner? What i can do with fingerprint scanner on RedMi 3s Prime?

RedMi 3s Prime comes with fingerprint scanner while there is no fingerprint on RedMi 3s. Basically you can use it to lock you device but it also supports few more feature. You can also lock apps with fingerprint. You can also use it to click pictures, so to click the picture, open camera and just tap on it.

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4 comments

  1. Redmi 3s prime support screen casting

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  2. How can I turn on dubble tap screen wake up of off

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  3. doest it have wifi display to cast screen

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  4. doest it have wifi display to cast screen

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