The new Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime went on sale in India for the first time last week, and the company managed to sell 90,000 units in just about eight minutes. Today however both the Redmi 3s and the Redmi 3s Prime will be going on sale at 12:00PM IST. Like last week, the two smartphones will be available in an open sale via mi.com and Flipkart. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021Also Read - Another Xiaomi folding phone set to launch after October with Mi MIX Fold specs
Today’s sale is again open, so one doesn’t really need to register for it. Both the smartphone will go on sale at the same time. On mi.com, the Redmi 3s will only be available in gold color variant whereas the Redmi 3s Prime will be available in gold, silver and grey. However on Flipkart, users can buy all the colors of both the devices. Xiaomi has not yet announced the total number of units it will put on sale today. Also Read - Best smartphones for photography under Rs 20,000 to gift for Father's Day
Xiaomi Redmi 3s specifications
The Redmi 3s comes with 16GB built-in storage, 2GB of RAM and is priced at Rs 6,999. The Redmi 3s Prime, on the other hand, comes with 32GB built-in storage, 3GB of RAM, a fingerprint scanner and is priced at Rs 8,999.
Rest of the specifications are the same on both smartphones. You get a 5-inch HD (720p) display, Qualcomm s Snapdragon 430 octa-core SoC, a microSD card slot, and a combination of 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel selfie cameras.
There is also a 4,100mAh battery, and connectivity options such as dual-SIM card slots (hybrid setup), 4G LTE support, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS. On the software front, both smartphones run on on Android Marshmallow 6.0 based MIUI 7.