Intense competition between Android smartphone vendors often make users confused in determining the choice. The availability of diverse variants of similar spec phone with landscape display carries different consumers often make indecisive. If you plan on buying a flagship mobile phone by an affordable price, from Xiaomi Mi-3 is a device with specs on paper may meet all of your expectations. Design, dimensions: 144 x 73.6 x 8.1 mm; Weight: 145 g;
Holds a flagship phone, Mi 3 ready to entice consumers with a metal body fusion of aluminum and magnesium. Introduced in 2013, unibody design Xiaomi became evident seriousness in presenting products by the best build quality.
Xiaomi Mi 3 glossy cover complete with glitter sparkle that presents a user create a wow impression. By choosing glossy, this phone feels so slippery when gripped as well as easy to leave fingerprints. On the right side of the body, the user can find the power button adjacent to the volume control. Turning to the top, you can find a 3.5mm audio port which unfortunately you can not use directly due to the absence of accessory earset in the sales package. While the micro USB port Redmi inhabit the lower side.
Xiaomi was co-founded by eight partners on June 6, 2010. In the first round of funding, institutional investors included Temasek Holdings, a Singaporean government-owned investment vehicle, the Chinese venture capital funds IDG Capital and Qiming Venture Partners, and mobile
processor developer Qualcomm.
On August 16, 2010, Xiaomi officially launched its first Android-based firmware MIUI.The Xiaomi Mi1 smartphone was announced in August 2011. It was shipped with Xiaomi’s MIUI firmware which is based on Android and resembles Samsung’s TouchWiz and Apple’s iOS. The device could also be equipped with stock Android.
In August 2012, Xiaomi announced the Xiaomi Mi2 smartphone. The phone was powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064, a 1.5 GHz quad-core Krait chip featuring with 2GB of RAM and the Adreno 320 GPU. The company said on 24 September 2013 that the company had sold over 10 million Mi2 devices over the preceding 11 months.
Mi-2 smartphones were sold by wireless phone vendor Mobicity in the United States, Europe, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
On 5 September 2013, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun officially announced plans to launch an Android-based 47-inch 3D-capable Smart TV, which will be assembled by Sony TV manufacturer Wistron Corporation of Taiwan. The company explained the choice as to take advantage of Wistron’s skill as a supplier of Sony.
In September 2013, Xiaomi announced its Mi3 phone, with a version powered by the Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974AB) and another by NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 chipset.
On 25 September 2013, Xiaomi announced plans to open its first ever retail store in Beijing. By October 2013, Xiaomi was reported as the fifth most-used smartphone brand in China. In 2013, it sold 18.7 million smartphones.