Recently, Xiaomi announced Redmi Note 4 at an event in China. As the name suggests, the Redmi Note 4 is the successor of the famous Redmi Note 3. recently, the Chinese tech giant claimed to have shipped 880,000 units of the Redmi Note 3 in India in Q2, 2016. This makes it the ‘highest-shipped smartphone ever online in India in any given quarter’.
The new flagship, Redmi Note 4 looks very much like the predecessor with the overall design being the same. The front is dominated by the display, while the back panel houses the camera lens, LED flash and the circular fingerprint scanner at the center.It has brushed a metal body with chamfered edges.
The dimensions of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is 151x76x8.35mm and it weighs 175g. It features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with up to 72% NTSC color gamut and a 1000:1 contrast ratio. It runs on a 2.1GHz Deca-Core MediaTek Helio X20 processor with Mali-T880MP4 GPU. It comes with an internal storage of either 2GB RAM with 16GB storage or 3GB RAM with 64GB storage. Both the variants are expandable using an external microSD card. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow wrapped under MIUI 8. On the left side of the smartphone is the SIM card tray. Xiaomi has opted for a hybrid setup which means that users can either opt for two SIM cards (micro SIM + nano SIM) or a combination of one SIM card and a microSD card (up to 128GB). On the camera front, the device features a 13MP rear camera with PDAF, dual-tone LED Flash with f/2.0 aperture. The front facing camera is 5MP with f/2.0 aperture and an 85-degree wide-angle lens. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type-C. It is powered by 4000mAh (minimum) / 4100mAh (typical) battery. Xiaomi claims that the device can run for a full day on a single charge.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes in Gold, Silver and Gray colors and is priced at 899 yuan (US$ 135 / Rs. 9060 approx.) for the 2GB RAM with 16GB variant whereas the 3GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs 1199 yuan (US$ 180 / Rs. 12,080 approx.). It will be available in China from August 26th through Mi online store, China Mobile and other online retailers.