The 13MP rear-facing camera includes an aperture of f/2.0 and PDAF, which allows the camera to focus in just 0.1 second. A 5MP front-facing snapper takes selfies and handles video chats. The 4100mAh battery increases talk time on the phone by 80% over the model's predecessor. Other optimization extends the battery life of the handset by 25%. There is also support for 5V/2A fast charging. The phone is 8.5mm thick and weighs in at 144 grams.
The metal-clad Xiaomi Redmi 3 will be available in three colors starting tomorrow. You can buy the device for RMB 699 ($106.89 USD) from Mi.com or Tmall.