With the majority of consumers still siding with traditional offline retail stores, online exclusive smartphone makers are gradually pushing their products offline. Xiaomi, a well-established online brand, has introduced a new Redmi 3s variant, the Redmi 3s Plus that shall retail at offline stores for 9,499 INR.

The Xiaomi Redmi 3s Plus is the most expensive Redmi 3s variant, but specs-wise, it lies somewhere in the middle of Redmi 3s and Redmi 3s Prime.

Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime (12)

Apart from 2GB RAM (vs 3GB in Redmi 3s Prime) other specs and features are exactly same as the top-end online variant. The bumped up price makes sense considering the dynamics of offline distribution channels and added logistics and promotional costs.

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The Xiaomi Redmi 3s Plus comes with a 5-inch HD display and is powered by 1.5GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 coupled with 32GB internal storage.

Other features include Android Marshmallow based MIUI 7, 13MP rear camera with PDAF, 5MP front-facing camera, Fingerprint sensor, IR blaster, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS and a 4000mAh battery.

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Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime (9)

To know more about the real-life experience of Redmi 3S Prime, you can read our detailed FAQ. You can expect about the same from the Plus variant as well.

Xiaomi Redmi 3S Plus is available Dark gray, Silver and Gold colors across 7,500 retailers starting from October 1, 2016.

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Xiaomi Redmi 3S Plus Specifications And Features

Model Xiaomi Redmi 3S Plus  Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime
Display 5-Inch, HD, IPS Display 5-Inch, HD, IPS Display
Processor Octa Core Snapdragon 430 SoC, Adreno 505GPU Octa Core Snapdragon 430 SoC, Adreno 505GPU
RAM 2GB 3GB
Internal Storage 32GB, expandable up to 128GB 32GB, expandable up to 128GB
Software MIUI7 (Android Marshmallow) MIUI7 (Android Marshmallow)
Primary Camera 13MP sensor, LED Flash, PDAF 13MP sensor, LED Flash, PDAF
Secondary Camera 5MP Front-Facing Camera, F/2.2 aperture lens 5MP Front-Facing Camera, F/2.2 aperture lens
Battery 4100 mAh 4100 mAh
Others Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, sensor, OTG, IR Blaster Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Fingerprint sensor, OTG, IR Blaster
Price 9,499 INR 8,999 INR

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