The Xiaomi Mi3 is made of aluminium-magnesium alloy frame, coated with 3 layers of thermal graphite. The speakers and micro USB port are located at the bottom of the device with the SIM card tray and audio jack located at the top of the device. The power and volume keys are located on the right side of the device and are also made of aluminium. Near the top of the device are front-facing camera, proximity sensors, and a notification LED. The device is available in black, white, pink, blue and silver. The device’s display is larger than its predecessor, with a 5-inch, 1080p IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a retina display resolution of 441ppi and anti-glare coating.
Depending on the region, the Mi3 features either a 2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor or a 1.8 GHz quad plus one core Nvidia Tegra 4 processor.
The Xiaomi Mi3 ships with Android and Xiaomi’s MI UI user interface.
The new Xiaomi Mi 3 comes with a price tag of just ₹13,999, making it the cheapest full HD (1920x1080p) smartphone in the market.