Lei Jun has been announced through his microblogging acout that the new Xiaomi Mi3 for China Unicom version will be available in th end of this year.
Before now, the new Xiaomi Mi3 for China Unicom version has been unveiled on September 5th, this phone is packs with 2GB of RAM, 5 inch screen size of 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The phone is powered by Tegra 4 processor and the China Telecom version is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.
The phone is offers with 1999 yuan ($329 USD) for 16GB version, while the 64GB version is offers with 2,499 yuan ($411 USD) price per unit.
Prior to this, red rice phone also adopted this sub-standard sales model. Red Rice on July 31 released mobile version from August 12 on sale, while China Unicom version listed on November 5. But Xiaomi Mi3 is available in two processors model, Unicom mobile version of red rice and red rice in addition to the different aspects of the network system, while the hardware parameters are basically the same. [source]