Redmi Buds 3 have been launched as Xiaomi's latest true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds under the Redmi brand. The earbuds come with an AirPods-like semi in-ear design and are claimed to deliver up to 20 hours of battery life. Redmi Buds 3 are powered by a Qualcomm processor that carries clear voice capture (cVc) noise cancellation technology to cut ambient sounds and reduce echo during voice calls. Similar to other TWS earbuds, Redmi Buds 3 also come with touch controls.
New Redmi Buds 3
A Redmi India tweet reveals the specs of the Redmi Buds 3 such as a 3.5mm jack port, in-ear design, a microphone for calling, one-touch control with gesture support for playback, Bluetooth 5.0, support for AptX HD audio, battery life up to 20 hours and an IPX4 rating. To recall, the Redmi Buds 2 had a 3.5mm port but was also based on the Bluetooth 5.0 standard. Redmi Buds 3 price The price of the Redmi Buds 3 is yet to be revealed. It will be made available in Gold, Rose Gold, and Dark Grey colour options in India, alongside the existing Black, Gold, and Grey colour options of the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The earbuds are already available for purchase in China. Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India The Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India starts at Rs.
The Redmi Buds 3 come in black and gold colours and can be charged via a USB Type-C port. The earbuds are curved in a cylindrical shape and include a proprietary cable to wrap around your neck. They measure 8.25 mm and weigh 30 g. The earbuds also come with an accelerometer that ensures the buds do not fall out of your ears while the device is on or if the device is at the same level as your neck. Additionally, the accelerometer ensures that you don't accidentally open and close the earbuds while they are in your ear. Xiaomi Redmi Buds 3 Camera Samples, Mentioning Sunlight Exposure The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 3 features a TrueWireless Stereo design, and include both a primary and a second driver for improved audio.
The touch controls on the Redmi Buds 3 allow you to pause music, skip tracks, take or reject calls, and accept and reject calls using the right earbud. The earbuds support touch controls through the pads on the side. To skip a track, you just have to swipe right to a specific track, tap for pause and for next track, swipe left for back to the previous track. On a number of the supported apps, a double tap on the left bud activates Siri or Google Assistant. Redmi Buds 3 Design and Comfort Redmi Buds 3's earbud housings come with soft rubbery finish and are comfortable to wear for a longer duration. They are compact and small enough to easily fit inside your ears, and do not hang at all.
Up to 20-Hour Battery Life
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 3 earbuds have the ability to get charged via USB Type-C port of smartphones. The earbuds come with a charging case that has the power bank for the earbuds and can charge them through a conventional USB port. The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 3 come with two earbuds with directional microphones that deliver clear voice capture, adjustable equalizer, and pause/play/fast forward functions. The earbuds deliver clear voice capture (cVc) noise cancellation technology that the company claims can reduce background noises by 50-70 percent. The earbuds also have 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be extended up to 32GB via a microSD card slot. The wireless earbuds come with touch controls on both ends of the earbuds and users can also use voice control to play/pause music playback.
cVc Noise Cancellation Technology
Redmi Buds 3 have a directional microphone, but no dedicated active noise cancellation. Redmi claims that this helps in improving the audio quality and reduces interference from external noise. The earbuds' total IPX5 rating means that they can withstand splashes of water and they can survive being immersed in up to 1 metre of water for 30 minutes. The earbuds are powered by Qualcomm's X9 NDV5 chip and it has a special Qualcomm ClearVid technology that helps deliver crisp, clear voice during phone calls. The earbuds have a main microphone and noise cancellation mic, and both can be used simultaneously.
At the price of CNY 199, or roughly Rs. 2,400, the Redmi Buds 3 seem a bit expensive, but on paper they look like an impressive offering. The earbuds are well-designed, come with useful features and wireless connectivity, and should help you make calls with ease. They come with a comfortable in-ear fit and active noise cancellation that should help you to make voice calls easily. If you're planning to buy a pair, it would be best to wait for a month or so to see if Xiaomi offers any discount on them. Otherwise, the earbuds should appeal to people who are looking for a pair of truly wireless earbuds.