Announcement Xiaomi Mi Note 3
The first working day of the new September week turned out to be rich in announcements from Xiaomi. In addition to the notebook Mi Notebook Pro on the basis of Intel Core processors of the eighth generation and the frameless smartphone Mi Mix 2, the Chinese manufacturer introduced the Mi Note 3 tablet. The novelty received a 5.5-inch IPS display, displaying 1920 × 1080 pixels. Its brightness is 550 nits, the contrast is 1500: 1.
Looks Xiaomi Mi Note 3 as grown in size Mi 6 - identical even the location of the dual camera modules on the back of the case. However, this is not surprising, because the camera "migrated" here with the Mi 6 without changes. It includes two 12-megapixel sensor, one of which is equipped with a wide-angle optics with aperture f / 1.8 and a focal length of 27 mm, and the other works paired with a telephoto lens (f / 2.6, 52 mm) providing a double optical zoom. The camera is equipped with a two-color LED flash, 4-axis optical stabilization system and phase autofocus. Video recording is possible in 4K, 1080p and 720p formats at a frequency of 30, 60 and 120 fps, respectively. The front-end photomodule is much simpler, but, nevertheless, it has a resolution of 16 megapixel, can shoot Full HD video and has software functions for improving self-portraits.
Hardware base Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is the eight-core (4 × Kryo 260 2.2 GHz + 4 × Kryo 260 1.8 GHz) 14-nm chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 with graphics Adreno 512. The amount of RAM LPDDR4x is 6 GB, built-in drive eMMC 5.1 depending on the modification can accommodate 64 or 128 GB. The choice of the version should be weighed, because afterwards it will not be possible to expand the flash memory, since the microSD slot, as in Mi 6, is not available here.
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is made in an aluminum case with a thickness of 7.6 mm, on which only USB Type-C port is present. There are no jacks for headphones with a 3.5mm plug, but there is a full set of wireless adapters: Wi-Fi 802.11a / b / g / n / ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / GLONASS, 4G LTE and NFC. There is also a fingerprint scanner built into the key below the display, and stereo speakers. The power source of the smartphone is a battery capacity of 3500 mAh with support for quick charging Quick Charge 3.0.