After having teased the launch of the Redmi 3 on Jan 12 Xiaomi has now leaked some details regarding their upcoming budget device. For those unaware the Xiaomi Redmi 3 cleared TENAA certification in China a few days back.
According to the new teaser posted on Weibo the metal clad Redmi 3 will come with a large 4100mAH battery, dual SIM and a Memory expansion slot which can support cards as high as 128GB. Xiaomi however haven't revealed whether the Redmi 3 will be coming with Hybrid SIM slots. Nevertheless the Redmi 3 is getting a big upgrade in the battery department - 4100mAH up from the 2200mAH. In fact this will make it the first device to receive such a large battery, bettering the Redmi Note 3 which comes with a 4000mAh cell on the inside.
Besides that it is reported that the Xiaomi Redmi 3 will come with a 4,000 diamond shaped patterns which are presumably inspired by stars in the night sky. For those unaware the diamond patterned rear shell first made its appearance in the company's first teaser.
Just to recall the Xiaomi Redmi 3 will come with 5 inch HD (1280x720p) display, 1.5GHz octa core Snapdragon 617 SoC, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 13MP rear and 5MP front camera. In terms of dimensions the smartphone measures at 139.3x69.6x8.5mm.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3 is expected to run on Android Lollipop 5.1 with the MIUI 7.1 on top once it is officially launched on January 12th.