Xiaomi Mi 3 Phone: Worth It?

Monday, September 08, 2014 Stef dela Cruz, MD 0 Comments

As a new owner of the Mi 3 phone from Xiaomi, I just have to share with you what I’ve experienced thus far. Is Mi3 really worthy of the tagline, “Android at its best”? Let’s see if Mi3 really is an affordable option that’s worth every penny.

Mi3Is the Mi 3 phone from Xiaomi worth your money?

Full disclosure: Xiaomi’s Mi3 phone might very well have outperformed every other smartphone I’ve used, including one from HTC which I used to be quite proud of (until I got my hands on a Mi3, that is).

Mi 3 Phone: Is It Worth It?

I got myself a Mi 3 phone, which I bought online from Lazada (because right now, that’s the only way you’re getting your hands on one if you’re from the Philippines). Is it worth it?

Maybe, maybe not. Perhaps it’s best if you decide.

Mi3 Phone Price

The Mi 3 Phone is worth PhP10,599 at Lazada PH. I used a Lazada voucher to avail of a promotional discount, so I ended up spending PhP10,399.

Mi 3 Discount!

Here’s a tip on getting an online discount: Register a new account with Lazada and sign up for their newsletter. If you do, you get a PhP200 discount! (That might not be for long, though, so get in on it before the offer expires.)

Mi 3 Specs

Considering its specs, Mi 3 is actually cheap. Here’s what you’re getting from a Mi3.

Xiaomi Mi 3Mi 3

Processor: Snapdragon 800 2.3GHz (Qualcomm’s best processor, 8274AB)
Internal memory: 16 GB (no slot for external memory, but you can upload for free to Mi Cloud)
Network/ Connection: 2G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth
Touchscreen: 5-inch Gorilla Glass 3, with a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch

Xiaomi Mi3The only place in the Philippines where you can purchase Xiaomi Mi 3: Lazada.

Impressed yet? If not, let’s give you a better picture of what you will get from Mi3. Head over to Tech Envy for a more detailed review. Don’t miss out; it enumerates 8 reasons you’re unlikely to get a phone other than Mi 3!

Stef dela CruzAbout the blogger
Stef dela Cruz is a doctor and writer. She received the 2013 Award for Health Media from the Department of Health. She maintains a health column in Health.Care Magazine and contributes to The Manila Bulletin. Add her to your circles.