Things to know before you buy the Xiaomi Mi Note 3
Here is my final look of the Xiaomi Mi Note 3, a midranger Smartphone with Flagship looks, features and build quality. Is it really worth buying?
Identical look to the Xiaomi Mi 6 – The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 bares the same Glass Design and materials of the Mi 6, it also is rated Splash Proof.
Blisteringly fast Performance – The Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and Adreno 512 delivers superb performance, both multitasking and gaming experience is smooth and comparable even the more expensive Chipsets in the market.
The same 1080p screen of the Xiaomi Mi 6 – the Mi Note 3 has the same 1080p IPS Panel but is slightly bigger at 5.5 inches. Screen quality is great.
Can Shoot 4K with OIS – Optical Image Stabilization is present even in 1080p @ 30fps.
Front Touch ID is super quick – the performance of the Fingerprint ID is accurate, reliable and instantaneous.
Superb Connectivity – Dual Band Performance is strong, stable and has great range. Same performance with 4G LTE.
NFC support – NFC is available with Android Beam Support
14 hours battery life – Battery life is superb (3500mAh). On pure gaming, it can manage up to 3 hours.
Goodbye 3.5mm Audio Jack – If you ever want to plug in a pair of headphones, then you have to bring the adapter with you.
No 1080p @ 60fps – Video mode is only 4K and 1080p @ 30fps
Audio from built in mics isn’t good – an issue that most Xiaomi Smartphones have
Chinese ROM – my version only, no Android 8.0 Oreo update yet and Chinese ROM have a lot of Bloatwares.