Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 can shoot 4K videos, but requires a third party app
[Representative Image] Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 open sale set to kick off in India next week. Pictured: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3Xiaomi China Press Note

After conducting six Redmi Note 3 flash sales, Xiaomi has decided to offer the device via open sale next week in India. The company's official Twitter account confirmed that the Redmi Note 3 open sale will go live at 2:00 p.m. on April 27.

This means consumers need not get themselves registered to become eligible to buy the device and also need not fret about completing the purchase transaction within any prescribed time limit.

However, the link provided in the tweet goes straight to Xiaomi's Mi.com, hinting that the open sale will take place only on the company-owned e-commerce site, and buyers, who prefer to go to Amazon, may have to register for the flash sale.

Read more: Top five key features of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

For the uninitiated, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 features a 5.5-inch full HD display, Android Lollipop-based MIUI v7 OS, Snapdragon 652 hexa-core SoC (System-on-Chip), 2GB/3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB RAM, a 16MP primary camera, 5MP snapper on the front, a 4050mAh battery, which can keep the device running for close to 22 days under standby mode.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 open sale set to kick off in India next weekRedmi India via Twitter

Also check: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: First Impression [Photos]

Key specifications of Redmi Note 3:

Models Redmi Note 3
Display 5.5-inch full HD (1920 x1080p) LCD screen with wide 178° viewing angle, Sunlight display technology, Night Mode
  • Pixel density: 401 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based MIUI 7.0
Processor 64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 Hexa-core (ARM Cortex A72 dual-core + ARM Cortex A53 quad-core)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 510 GPU
RAM 2GB / 3GB dual channel LPDDR3
Storage 16GB (expandable up to 32GB)/32GB [eMMC v5.0]
Camera
  • Main: 16.0-megapixel camera with PDAF (Phase Detection Autofocus) function, dual-tone LED flash, HDR, face/smile detection, dual-ISP (Image Signal Processor)
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with 36 smart beauty profiles
Battery 4050 mAh
  • GPS navigation: up to 14 hours
  • Speaker music playback: close to 32 hours
  • Headphone music playback: up to 60 hours
  • Standby mode: close to 22 days
Network 4G-LTE (all four bands- 4, 5, 40 and 41)
Add-ons Metal-body, finger-print sensor, dual-SIM slots (nano+micro), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth, GPRS, A-GPS, FM Radio, micro-USB, USB OTG, VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE) HD voice and video call, IR (infrared) remote feature,
Dimensions 150 x 76.0 x 8.65mm
Weight 164 g
Colour options Silver, gold and dark grey
Price
  • 16GB: Rs 9,999
  • 32GB: Rs 11,999
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