Xiaomi has finally launched Redmi 4 in India. This time Xiaomi has launched 3 variants of this phone on the basis of RAM and storage. Previous launches of Xiaomi were not so effective if we compare to Redmi Note 3, but Redmi 4 is looking much promising as per the pricing. Phone will become available through Mi.com and Amazon. First sale of the phone is on 23rd May at 12:00 PM.
This budget smartphone is powered by 64 bit Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor clocked at 1.4 GHz. This phone has different models on the basis of RAM and storage. Lowest variant comes with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB storage priced ₹6999, standard variant comes with 3 GB RAM & 32 GB storage priced ₹8999, the top model features 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage priced ₹10999. You can also expand storage up to 128 GB as second SIM slot is hybrid.
Redmi 4 is running on MIUI 8 on top of Android 7.0 Nougat. This smartphone is good enough to perform multi-tasking and gaming. As per Xiaomi thermal performance of this phone is also awesome. Phone features a 720p display which results in providing better battery life and better thermal performance. While playing high end games phone will not heat much compare to other phones.
Redmi 4 features a 5 inch HD display (720×1280 pixels i.e. 296 pixels per inch). As a plus feature phone has 2.5D curved glass on display. As per the launch there is no protection shared by company on display. Design of the phone is upgraded as compare to Redmi 3s or 3s prime. This time tapered edges are slimmer and corners are rounded, which gives premium feel, also makes the phone handy.
This time speaker grill is placed at bottom just like Redmi Note 4. At the top phone has 3.5 mm audio jack and IR blaster. On right hand side phone has power and volume button. Design of the phone is really very good and give a premium feel. All 3 variants of Redmi 4 features fingerprint scanner at back panel. Phone will become available in 2 colors i.e. black and gold.
Redmi 4 features a 13 MP camera with LED flash and phase detection auto focus. Features of this camera are Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama. It also have feature of beautification so that you can get better pictures or selfie. For selfie lovers it comes with 5 MP front facing camera. Apart from fingerprint scanner it also comes with accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass sensors. Phone supports 4G LTE along with VoLTE. Other connectivity option on this phone are 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and Radio.
As Xiaomi always focuses on battery, hence this phone also comes with 4100 non removable battery. As the processor is power efficient and display resolution is 720 pixels, hence phone is able to give a long battery life with smooth performance. You can expect 2 days of battery with moderate uses. Phone also comes with IR sensor so that you can use it as universal remote for any device like TV, AC, DVD, Set-top Box etc.