Xiaomi Mi3 to go on pre-order in India July 15th at an incredible price of 15,000 INR


After teasing their followers for a few weeks, Xiaomi India (Mi India) have finally made their first announcement in the country. The China based maker will put its current flagship, the Mi3 on pre-order starting 15th this month.

Known for selling their products at cost price, Xiaomi will offer the Mi3 for an incredible price of just 14,999 INR in the country. The Mi3 has received a few price cuts of late, which makes it quite a VFM affair. We’d go as far as to say that the Mi3 is the best phone in the 15k INR price bracket, thanks to some powerful hardware and a very fluid ROM.

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Specifications:

  • 5-inch 1920 x 1080p display
  • Snapdragon 800 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB on-board ROM
  • 13 mega-pixel rear camera
  • 2 mega-pixel front facing camera
  • Android v4.3 (Overlaid with MIUI V5)
  • 3050mAh non-removable battery

After having used the Mi2S aka ‘little giant’ for over 6 months, I can safely say that MIUI is one of the best and most customizable ROMs out there, even if you think it’s a bit too colourful for you.

Like we earlier reported, we expect the Xiaomi to utilize Flipkart’s networks for distribution in India. With just one week to go before the 15th, we don’t have a lot to wait!

So who’s buying this one? Do you think Xiaomi will be able to break their flash sale records in India?

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15 Comments

  1. prabu
    July 8, 2014

    Finally the time came..!! 😀 Killer pricing 😉

    • July 8, 2014

      Indeed!

      • Madhan Kumar
        July 8, 2014

        Should I wait for an Xiaomi’s Official Announcement that is going to be made on July 22nd?Will there be a 4G updated Model,the MI3s or MI4?

        • July 8, 2014

          It might be a good idea to wait, but that might mean you’ll have to wait even more for the mi3 if you do decide to get this for we don’t know when they’ll put it up for sale after round #1.

          • Madhan Kumar
            July 11, 2014

            Thanks for the reply.I opt waiting for MI4 Release.You know what your,face seems like the same as my friend Aravind’S face!

  2. $2548414
    July 8, 2014

    Samsung, LG, Sony, Micromax all u guys out there
    are tumbled in Indian market. Thanks Xiaomi for at last bringing sanity
    of fair pricing to Indian Mobile space. Indians were being virtually raped by putting artificially high priced wares by above companies. This is the best put together
    phone at the price point anywhere despite the non removable battery or
    lack of memory expansion. After all there has to be positivity about
    sale of 10 million Mi3 in one year. I for one am putting in for the
    first one in India.

    • Madhan Kumar
      July 8, 2014

      Yeah,I will suggest this to my frnd who is waiting to buy a high-end phone!

    • July 8, 2014

      Had been waiting for your thoughts on this, Vijay 😉

  3. Paul
    July 8, 2014

    The final countdown starts now …..!!! Best phone at best price. Good days are here ….

  4. AN
    July 8, 2014

    are they selling Mi3 before opening a service center.

  5. PresidentPutin
    July 8, 2014

    Exceptional Price!

  6. tarun
    July 9, 2014

    Sorry Xiaomi, you are late. Got a Nexus already.
    I was suggesting this phone to my bro who finally got the S3 3 weeks back.

    • Agan
      July 9, 2014

      Good! Xiaomi won’t mind people who buy S3 :p

      • tarun
        July 9, 2014

        They should not, provided the stock they release in market..
        But indeed it’s a Nexus killer. Haven’t I bough nexus, I would have surely gone for this.

  7. ved prakash
    July 9, 2014

    it was search for xiaomi phone mi 2 on which i stumbled upon gizchina and was greeted to this wonderful world of Chinese Mobiles. Now that they are here am going to acknowledge them by having one for sure ….
    are there any confirmed specs for xiaomi mi 4 ??