Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Out Now

On: December 16, 2016

Xiaomi is now rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA (Over-The-Air) update to its popular Redmi Note 3 in India. The stable MIUI is 1.3GB in size which delivers this much-awaited software overhaul to its users. In order to check for system updates, navigate to Settings > About phone > System updates. You can also download and install the update manually from here. Before this stable update, Xiaomi had rolled out the beta release of MIUI


MIUI (1.3GB) Changelog

New – Three-fingered swipe for screenshots (08-09)
New – The app order in quick sharing is dynamically sorted by usage frequency (09-13)
New – Set your Lock screen wallpaper as the conversation background (09-13)
Optimization – Opening contacts in Messaging (08-19)
Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar
Optimization – Saved networks aren’t shown in the network list (08-05)
Optimization – LED notification light turned off by default in permissions (08-05)
Optimization – Tap the date in the status bar to open Calendar (09-07)
Optimization – Swipe down for toggles, rearrange toggles (09-20)
Fix – Holding a notification didn’t give any results (08-19)
Fix – Notification shade issues in Second space (08-31)
Fix – Status bar wasn’t working properly with third party themes in some cases (09-01)
Fix – Issues with volume level notification in Second space when using earphones (09-05)
Fix – Weather widget issues (09-20)
Home screen
Optimization – Changing wallpaper in editing mode (08-19)
Optimization – Hold the empty spot on the Home screen to enter the editing mode (09-06)
Optimization – Exit recents automatically to take a call (09-13)
Fix – Issues with icons after reflashing the device (08-08)
Fix – FC issues in hidden notes (08-15)
Fix – Device didn’t respond after updating and rebooting (09-06)
Fix – FC issues when switching between themes (09-06)
Fix – Messaging app icon wasn’t marked when messages were received in Second space (09-20)
Fix – Time flashed in status bar when pressing Home button (09-27)
Fix – Time wasn’t shown in status bar in some cases (09-27)
New – Three-fingered swipe for screenshots (08-09)
New – Slide down to exit fullscreen preview (08-30)
New – Turn off screenshot sound in screenshot settings (08-31)
New – The app order in quick sharing is dynamically sorted by usage frequency (09-13)
New – Introducing Privacy protection password (10-12)
Permissions Manager
New – Added permissions for Lock screen and background notifications (08-19)
New – Delete synced recordings from the device keeping them in the cloud (09-13)
Clock / Calculator
New – C button clears current calculation, AC clears all history (08-17)
New – Automatic font size adjustments for the numbers you enter (08-17)
New – Long press the numbers to convert them to the Chinese financial characters (08-17)
Optimization – Colored backgrounds for Alarm (08-23)
Quick Ball
New – Swipe to the edge of the screen to hide Quick ball (09-08)



The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 flaunts a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with 401 PPI pixel density. It is powered by a 1.8GHz hexa-core Snapdragon 650 chipset as well as Adreno 510 GPU. It comes in two memory options — 2GB RAM + 16GB Storage and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage. This is a dual-SIM device which packs in a 4050mAh battery with fast charging.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 carries a 16-meagpixel rear snapper with PDAF and dual-tone LED flash. It also houses a 5-megapixel secondary camera up front for selfies.  The connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. Since this phone is VoLTE compatible, seamless Reliance Jio experience is possible.

Key specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Display5.5-inch Full HD
Processor1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 Hexa-Core
Memory16GB / 32GB (Expandable Via microSD)
Camera16MP Rear / 8MP Front
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Battery4050mAh (Fast Charging)
Tanmay Patange

Associate Editor at Pricebaba, Tanmay is working in the tech writing and content industry since 2011. His experience ranges from writing all thing tech, and sometimes with a pinch of salt. He admires Silicon Valley and HBO Newsroom the most and has a dream of becoming the next Will McAvoy some day. Contact him at

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