Xiaomi Mi Note 3: a worthy legacy, but not the Laptop
At the end of each year, Xiaomi company traditionally releases a new product in the line Mi Note. 2017 is no exception. The light came new with the number 3, without the curved edges of the screen, with dual camera and very different design. I will try to analyze the hardware capabilities and appearance of this device in more detail.
This is not a review in its classical form, but let’s start with the equipment that is offered in the online stores of China. The gadget is Packed in the original box with the inscription Note 3. Inside the box is nothing new:
- instructions, warranty;
- envelope with key clip;
- power supply;
Additionally, it may include a bonus in the form of silicone pads, but only during special promotions and sales. So that the buyer will have to pick up and buy a case for Xiaomi Mi Note 3, because the device e of the most affordable and requires attention on the part of the keep the in perfect condition.
As for the design smartphone, then the manufacturer decided not to experiment and taking sketch Mi6, adapted it for the 5.5-inch screen. Side frames barely noticeable, located on top of the speaker grille, camera lens and sensors. In the right corner there is a LED indicator that can be set to trigger at the right time via the settings menu. Under the home screen button together with the fingerprint sensor. Recent works quickly and without errors that has repeatedly demonstrated real buyers on youtube videos.
The back panel is covered with glass actively collects fingerprints. The upper angle of the back took lenses cameras and flash. The metal frame of the device, with physical buttons power and volume and a slot for nano-SIM.
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 looks quite presentable and compact. The case emphasizes a solid black color smartphone. Present on the market and other colors. In hand the smartphone is comfortable, the fingerprint sensor works flawlessly. Build quality – nothing clicks and no backlash. The buttons work normally, not sticky and not walk. The only downside is the lack of headphone Jack, but it kompensiruet the opportunity to connect the adapter or wireless headphones.
Display the smartphone has a size of 5.5 inches with a FullHD resolution and IPS matrix. The color he’s good, viewing angles we have no complaints whatsoever, colors are not distorted. The sensor responds to 10 simultaneous touches. In bright sunlight maximum brightness enough to comfortably use the device. Color temperature is also adjustable.
The device operates on Android version 7, with the possibility of further upgrade to Oreo. On top of Android installed proprietary shell with square icons and no familiar to this OS, menu.
The hardware part of the phone comprises a top Snapdragon 660, consisting of 8 cores. Of RAM manufacturer have not regretted it 6 GB. Internal memory of 64 GB available to the user are about 50. Speaker when playing back video and audio creates a stereo effect. In games and high quality video lags and freezes were noticed.
For the autonomy of the Mi Note3 meets the battery capacity of 3500 mAh. Together with adjustable power, this capacity is enough for 8 hours of constant video playback at 100% brightness level. Hour of play in demanding applications plants a charge at 17%.
Summarizing, we can say that the device adequately performs its task. Battery lasts for a long period of usage, which is also important. Modern iron will please every user. So, he advises to pay attention to it when choosing a new handset with a price tag of $ 500.