The Xiaomi Mi 3 has a unique design, with the black front panel set into a unibody plastic shell.

The phone is rounded at sides but flat at top and bottom sides. The screen of the phone is large and the front face is protected by reinforced Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Xiaomi Mi 3 sports a bright silver MI logo in one corner above the screen. There is a large speaker grille on the bottom, with the Micro-USB port set off to one side. The 3.5mm headset socket is on the top, along with an oversized SIM card tray and secondary microphone.

The camera and flash are in the top right corner of the rear.

The specific features of the phone are Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC with four Krait 400 CPU cores running at 2.3GHz and an Adreno 330 GPU.

It has a screen of 5-inch full-HD (1080x1920-pixel) IPS panel and the camera is a 13-megapixel Exmor unit with a dual-LED flash.

There's also 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage space, a 3050mAh battery, NFC, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 and A-GPS with GLONASS.