New Xiaomi Mi3S with Android KitKat and Snapdragon 801 processor shows up

New Xiaomi Mi3S with Android KitKat and Snapdragon 801 processor shows up
Xiaomi’s next-generation flagship smartphone, the Mi3S, should be released in the near future as the successor to the company’s Mi3 from last year. While we don’t know exactly when the handset will be available, someone in China already had the chance to check it out - and that’s how we can take a look at it for the very first time.

The new Mi3S has rounded corners, unlike the older Mi3. We previously reported that the smartphone would feature a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor (2.5GHz), and one of the photos showing the device seems to confirm this. The Mi3S runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat (with Xiaomi’s own MIUI customization), while also featuring 3GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory, and (probably) a 5-inch 1080p display. A 13MP camera should be on the back of the handset.

Xiaomi recently launched a new Mi.com website to promote its products internationally, and we’ll probably see the Mi3S there at some point. Prices for the new smartphone could start at around $320 - which means it will be cheaper than most of today's flagship handsets. 


Source: Weibo via Juggy (translated)

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12 Comments

1. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

Waiting for you to come to India! :D

2. SamDroid unregistered

Another beauty that might never make it to my hands. PA you're so evil sometimes :( Whettin my damn appetite for nothing :( I spent the whole of last week trying to get a legit online store selling these 'beautiful monsters' but most were out of stock. Why PA? Why?

3. adwienc

Posts: 136; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

Ugly as hell.

8. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

I don't know how people use such phones....ugly as hell is right. Besides that, the price and specs are good on paper....but I won't touch Xiaomi until it looks good and actual gets on the carriers here in US.

4. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Dang it, I was hoping for sharp corners again.

5. xche78x

Posts: 101; Member since: Mar 11, 2014

in our country xiaomi mi3 has just been available, 5 inch 1080p snapdragon 800 for $340 after tax etc. and stupid commenters think china odm made mediatek octacore phones are better... dumbasses

6. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

I like how Xiaomi puts 3GB RAM on their phone and is not ripping people off and only putting 2GB, like Samsung, HTC, Oppo Find 7a, etc.

7. simon16

Posts: 16; Member since: May 02, 2014

the design is nothing special

9. AJagtiani

Posts: 466; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

Still looks better than the G3.

10. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

What are u talking about...no it doesn't

11. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

It looks like an enlarged Hongmi fused with an iPhone

12. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

Agreed.

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