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One of the talk of the town smartphone this week is the Xiaomi Mi3. Because of its price and features, this smartphone manufacturer became the number 1 smartphone manufacturer in China. This Xiami Mi3 comes with the processing power of Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 chipset and 2.3 GHz Quad-core Krait 400 CPU. Regarding the graphics processing unit, this smartphone is equipped with Adreno 330 GPU which can play almost all games that you can run with it.
In terms of connectivity features, it is equipped with HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 3G network, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 2G network but not support LTE technology. It is also equipped with a mini-sim tray, Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP technology, NFC, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, A-GPS, GLONASS, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac which is dual-band and support Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi hotspot.
Regarding camera features it is equipped with 13 MP dual-LED flash main camera that can capture up to 4128 x 3096 pixels. The picture is somewhat over-saturated but overall the quality is good. The video recorder can capture 1080p@30fps video and supports HDR mode. On the other hand the front panel is equipped with 2 MP camera, this is not that huge comparing to other smartphones available nowadays equipped with humungous front shutter. Just like the rear camera, its front shooter can capture 1080p@30fps video.
Other features of this Xiaomi Mi3 smartphone includes IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors and 1080 x 1920 pixels in a 5.0-inch screen with an overall pixel density of ~441 ppi. With this huge pixel density the display quality is almost excellent. This gorgeous display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to protect your screen from scratches. It also offers 2 GB of RAM for better multitasking ability. It also comes in two variants, the one with 16GB capacity and the other one with 64GB capacity.
Those who were very specific with the dimension, this Xiaomi Mi3 measures 5.67 x 2.90 x 0.32 inches and weighs about 145g. It also comes with 3050 mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery that can easily last a day. This smartphone is powered by the most popular mobile operating system in the planet, the Android Operating System version 4.3 Jelly Bean but upgradeable to v4.4.2 KitKat. You have it at about 230 USD. In the Philippines it is priced at about PHP10,600.