The 5-inch Xiaomi Mi 3 comes clad in aluminum, with a quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, a 13-megapixel camera and 16GB of onboard storage.

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3.5 stars Very good

Unlike some other Chinese phones, the Mi 3 has a beautiful metal body.

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The 13-megapixel camera has a dual-LED flash.

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This is the international version of the phone and comes with Google Apps pre-installed.

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The micro-USB port has a symmetrical design.

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Its old-fashioned full-size SIM-card slot will require an adaptor if you have a newer micro- or nano-SIM.

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The Mi 3 is a mere 8.1mm thick.

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The power button is easy to find.

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It runs Xiaomi's MIUI version of Android. That screen? Full HD.

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The Mi 3 has three physical touch-sensitive keys.

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Where to Buy

Xiaomi Mi 3 (black - 16GB)

Part Number: Mi3

MSRP: $465.00

See manufacturer website for availability.

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