At an event organized in New Delhi, Xioami India has announced the launch of new smartphone in the affordable segment, the Redmi 4. Xiaomi has introduced 3 variants in the India market – 2GB RAM with 16GB storage, 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and last one is 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. Redmi 4 is a successor to ultra successful Redmi 3S of which more than 4 million units are already sold as claimed by Xiaomi.
Coming back to Redmi 4, the devices is Amazon exclusive and would go on flash sale starting 23rd May at Rs. 6999 for 2GB version, Rs. 8999 for 3GB version and Rs. 10999 for a higher 4GB version. Also Xiaomi might introduce an offline model later just like they introduced Redmi 3S+ which is available only at retail stores across India.
Talking of the specs, Redmi 4 comes with a 5 Inch HD Display with 2.5D curved glass at front, the fingerprint scanner is placed at the rear and to power it up, it has 1.4 Ghz Snapdragon 435 Octa Core processor under the hood with Adreno 505 graphics unit.
Redmi 4 has 3 internal storage options – 16GB, 32GB & 64GB and a hybrid Dual SIM card slot for memory expansion up to 128 GB. The Hybrid Dual SIM card slot allows you to either put a SIM card or memory card as per your choice. For connectivity it has, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS and yes it will support VoLTE on the Reliance Jio network.
For photography, the Redmi 4 comes with a 13 MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and dual LED flash. At the front, a 5MP camera will take care of your selfie’s. All the devices also has similar battery, a 4100 mAh battery for the juice and it will come loaded with MIUI 8 on Android M out of the box but user will have an option to switch to Android N Preview as well.
Redmi 4 Specification
- 5 Inch HD Display, 2.5D curved glass
- Fingerprint scanner at back, Infrared
- 1.4 Ghz Snapdragon 435 Octa Core processor, Adreno 505 GPU
- Hybrid Dual SIM card slot
- 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS
- 13 MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and dual LED flash
- 5MP camera rear camera
- 4100 mAh battery
- MIUI 8 on Android M, Android N Preview
- 3 storage option – 16GB(2GB RAM), 32GB(3GB RAM) & 4GB(64GB RAM)
- Color – Matte Black & Elegant Gold
Redmi 4 Price & Availability
Redmi 4 2GB RAM with 16GB storage comes for Rs. 6999, the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage variant cost Rs. 8999 and last one 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant will set up back by Rs. 10999. All the variants would be available in 2 colors – Matte Black & Elegant Gold.
|2GB RAM with 16GB Storage||Rs. 6999||23rd May|
|3GB RAM with 32GB Storage||Rs. 8999||23rd May|
|4GB RAM with 64GB Storage||Rs. 10999||Will be announced later|
Redmi 4 2GB RAM variant and 3GB RAM variant would go on sale starting 23rd May on Amazon India and Mi.com, the 4GB RAM variant would be available later. You can also grab one at the Mi Home Store launched in Bangalore starting later this week.