Xiaomi Launched Redmi 4 in Three Variants
On Tuesday, Xiaomi launched a successor to the Redmi 3S, calling it simply the Redmi 4, starting at Rs. 6,999 for the lowest variant, available for sale from 12 pm IST, May 23 via Amazon India and Mi.com.
The Redmi 4 looks a lot like the Redmi Note 4. This phone invariably shares both its upsides and downsides in equal measure. A total of three RAM-storage variants were launched – 2GB/16GB at Rs. 6,999, 3GB/32GB at Rs. 8,999, and 4GB/64GB at Rs. 10,999 respectively. All three are expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB).
You can also get it from the new Mi Home store in Bengaluru starting May 20.
The Redmi 4 has an always-on fingerprint scanner on the back (which works well most of the time unless you have greasy or sweaty fingers) and physical capacitive keys on the front which are not backlit. The power button and the volume rocker are on the right, while the dualSIM hybrid card slot lies on the left.
The Redmi 4 features a 5.0-inch HD (720 x 1280 pixels) curved 2.5D glass with rounded edges. It is powered by Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430, Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 with 2GB or 3GB or 4GB RAM. The smartphone offers16GB, 32GB or 64GB of internal storage according to RAM with the option to further expand it via microSD card (up to 256 GB).
The Redmi 4 sports a 13-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture and autofocus. At the front, there is an 5-megapixel with f/2.2 aperture. Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Micro-USB 2.0 with USB OTG, and Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE. The smartphone packs a 4100mAh battery as well.