One of the best phones we have tested, Xiaomi Mi 3, will soon be available on Smart. This highly sought after device will be available under Smart’s Data Plan 999.

The Qualcomm-powered device is known to have superior specs but at a very affordable price point. As a matter of fact, it catapulted the E-commerce performance of Lazada last June and July. In case you want to see our unboxing and quick review of the said product, head over this link. I also got to interview the man behind the Global Operations of Xioami, Hugo Barra, on our this link.

Interested subscribers can now register their interest to get their hands on the exciting Mi 3 device by going to the pre-order site at The units will be delivered to approved applicants for free.



Kathryn Carag, Postpaid Marketing Head at Smart, said that they are honored to have the most sought-after Mi 3 in their postpaid lineup, which gives more best-value smartphone choices to their subscribers. She also added that the Xiaomi brand is changing the mobile landscape, and they are proud to partner with them to offer more game-changing products to Filipino users.

Why Get it on Smart?

During our test, Smart’s consistent network made our Mi 3 experience even better. Because of the consistent good signal of the said network, the phone stayed up longer because it didn’t have to continuously search for better cellular reception. This is, by far, one of the best reasons why I believe that getting Mi 3 on Smart is better.

Coupled with Smart’s superfast mobile network nationwide, the Mi 3 delivers the best experience even to the most demanding mobile Internet users around, so they can play high-definition games, watch YouTube videos, and instantly upload to Facebook or Instagram without any interruption.

Quick Review
Check our quick review here.

To be among the first ones to enjoy the Mi 3 from Smart Postpaid, register your interest via the pre-order page

Full Specs

Release date September 2013
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 144.00 x 72.00 x 8.10
Weight (g) 145.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3050
Removable battery No
SAR value NA
Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 441
Processor 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800
Processor make Qualcomm
Internal storage 16GB
Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 2-megapixel
Operating System Android 4.1
Java support Yes
Browser supports Flash No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
MHL Out No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Charging via Micro-USB Yes
Proprietary charging connector No
Proprietary data connector No
Number of SIMs 1
SIM Type Regular
3G Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Temperature sensor No

Full Specs Courtest: NDTV


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