Redmi Turbo 3 is official with Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 and Sony sensor

Redmi Turbo 3 Price Nepal
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Redmi announced that it was starting a new “Turbo” line of smartphones a few days prior. Now, Redmi has officially revealed the first-ever entry of the series — Turbo 3. Despite being the first entry of a series, it is a follow-up to the Redmi Note 12 Turbo. Let’s discuss the Redmi Turbo 3 in greater detail including its expected price in Nepal.

Redmi Turbo 3 Overview

Design and Display

The Redmi Turbo 3 comes in flat frames with a back panel that is ever-so-slightly curved. It follows the design blueprint of its Note series counterpart, as expected. As such, it has two large independent camera cutouts. However, instead of a third shooter, it has a ring flash. It ships in three colours: Smoky Quartz, Blue Blade, and Ice Titanium. A Harry Potter collaboration variant was also launched alongside the regular ones.

Redmi Turbo 3 colours

On the front, you are getting a flat screen stretching 6.67 inches with minimal bezels. Additionally, Redmi Turbo 3 offers a 1.5K resolution, a refresh rate of 120Hz, and a peak brightness of 2,400 nits. You also get an in-display fingerprint sensor on the phone.


Moving on to the performance side of things, which is the highlighting and key differentiating factor of the Redmi Turbo 3. It was an open secret that it would ship with the latest Qualcomm semi-flagship processor. And that is, in fact, the case, it comes with the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 under the helm, offering flagship-like performance and on-device AI capabilities.

Snapdragon 8s Gen 3

Other performance hardware on this phone includes up to 16GB RAM. In the meantime, you also get up to a terabyte of storage. Furthermore, you get a heat dissipation system which Redmi says is the “strongest in the mid-range”. Lastly, it boots on the Xiaomi HyperOS right out of the box. This is a much-appreciated upgrade from the MIUI the Redmi Note series still shipped. The issues which we discussed in the “Software” section of the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ review.

Camera and the rest

The Redmi Turbo 3 has reduced the number of cameras down to two. The primary of which is a 50MP shooter coupled with a Sony LYT-600 sensor. Meanwhile, the auxiliary lens is an 8MP ultrawide camera. The downsizing of the camera was kind of expected given that it is a performance-driven phone. However, this reduction might not be significant thanks to the inclusion of the Sony sensor. On the front end, you get a 20MP selfie camera doubling down as the face scanner.

Redmi Turbo 3 Camera

In the tank, the phone packs a 5,000 mAh battery with 90W fast charging support. Apart from that, Redmi Turbo 3 comes with a dual speaker setup, WiFi 7, Bluetooth, and NFC support. The wired connections are handled through a sole USB Type-C port.

Redmi Turbo 3 Specifications

  • Design: Curved back with flat frames and flat screen
  • Display: 6.67” AMOLED Panel, 120Hz refresh rate, 2400 nits peak brightness
  • Resolution: 1.5K (1,220 x 2,712)
  • Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 (4nm)
  • RAM: 12GB or 16GB
  • ROM: 256GB or 512GB or 1TB
  • UI & OS: HyperOS based on Android 14
  • Rear Camera: Dual Camera (50MP Primary with Sony LYT-600 sensor + 8MP Ultrawide)
  • Front Camera: 20MP Camera (Centre-aligned hole-punch cutout)
  • Security: In-display fingerprint sensor, Face Unlock
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh cell with 90W Fast Charging support
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, Dual 5G, WiFi 7, Bluetooth v5.4, NFC (Region-specific), USB Type-C
  • Colour Options: Smoky Quartz, Blue Blade, Ice Titanium

Redmi Turbo 3 Price in Nepal and Availability

The Redmi Turbo 3 went official on 10 April 2024 alongside the Redmi Pad Pro. In terms of pricing, this phone starts at CNY 1,999 and goes up to CNY 2,799. Additionally, these phones might make their way here too. If and when it does, we expect the Redmi Turbo 3 price in Nepal to start from NPR 44,999.

Redmi Turbo 3 Price in China (Official) Price in Nepal (Expected)
12GB + 256GB CNY 1,999 NPR 44,999
12GB + 512GB CNY 2,299 NPR 50,999
16GB + 512GB CNY 2,499 NPR 55,499
16GB + 1TB CNY 2,799 NPR 61,999
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