Redmi Turbo 3 : Powerful Mid-Range with Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 & 120Hz Display

As promised, Xiaomi has unveiled its new Redmi Turbo 3 smartphone at an event. Redmi Turbo is a new brand from Xiaomi that aims to offer powerful and affordable smartphones to the market, similar to what we’ve seen with the Poco brand and products like the Poco X6 Pro.

Specifications and Features

The Redmi Turbo 3 is the first smartphone from the new brand and easily qualifies as one of the best mid-range smartphones with its impressive specifications and competitive price.

The most notable feature of the Redmi Turbo 3 is its processor. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 powers the new Redmi mid-ranger. This 4nm chip has a Cortex-X4 core clocked at 3.0 GHz, four Cortex-A720 cores clocked at 2.8 GHz, and three Cortex-A520 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz in the CPU unit.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 includes most of the flagship model’s (Snapdragon 8 Gen 3) capabilities, including local AI processing support. Thanks to this chip, the Redmi Turbo 3 can take advantage of the AI features found in the best smartphones.

Design and Build

The Redmi Turbo 3 features a flat frame with a slight curve at the corners and houses two cameras on the back panel. The device is 7.8mm thick and weighs only 179 grams. Redmi says its new smartphone is drop-resistant thanks to its five-star SGS certification.


The Redmi Turbo 3 sports a 6.67-inch OLED display with very thin bezels, 1.5K resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, and a maximum brightness of 2,400 nits. The fingerprint sensor is located under the display.


The Redmi Turbo 3’s camera system consists of a 50MP Sony main camera (LYT-600 sensor) with optical image stabilization, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, and a 20MP selfie camera. This smartphone uses AI capabilities to remove unwanted elements from images.

Battery and Software

The new Xiaomi smartphone is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 90W fast charging. The Redmi Turbo 3 runs Android 14 and the HyperOS user interface.

Other Features

Other features of the Redmi Turbo 3 include support for air gestures, allowing users to control the phone conveniently from a distance. There are also AI-based features like subtitle generation and text summarization. The new Redmi phone supports WiFi-7, Bluetooth, and NFC.

Pricing and Availability

The Redmi Turbo 3 starts at around $276 for the base configuration with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The price of the phone in the best configuration with 16GB of RAM and 1TB of storage goes up to around $386. The phone will be available in green, gold, and black colors.

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