Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 3 successor, aka the Redmi Note 4 in China on Thursday. In typical Xiaomi fashion, the Redmi Note 4 boasts of top-tier specs at mainstream prices. The Redmi Note 4 will be available in two variants: one with 2GB RAM and 16GB memory, and another with 3GB RAM and 64GB memory.
Prices start at CNY 899 (roughly Rs 9,000) and go all the way up to CNY 1,199 (roughly Rs 12,000). Both the variants will be available for buying in China, starting from August 26, via the company’s online store, Mi.com. There is however no word on global availability and pricing for now.
Xiaomi’s new Redmi Note 4 has a full-metal unibody, a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and USB Type-C port for charging and data syncing purposes. It comes with a 5.5-inch FullHD IPS display with a 1080p resolution and curved 2.5D glass. The phone is powered by a 10-core MediaTek Helio X20 processor with support for expandable storage of up to 128GB via microSD card. The GPU powering the device is Mali-T880 MP4.
The dualSIM phone runs Android Marshmallow-based MIUI 8 out-of-the-box and supports 4G LTE (and VoLTE-ready).The device also sports a fingerprint scanner at the back.
The Redmi Note 4 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus and dualLED flash. There is also a 5-megapixel front-facing camera on-board the device.
The phone is backed by a 4,100mAh battery and will be available in the colours: Gold, Grey, and Silver.
This new smartphone from Xiaomi has some great specs at a price close to what it was for Redmi Note 3. A deca core CPU along with a 4100 mAh battery and Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 8 means customers would get the best of hardware, software and services. Recently, Redmi Note 3 has broken the record for shipping highest number of units in India’s online market in a particular quarter. And looking at Redmi Note 4’s specs and its price, the device might very well follow suit once it launches in the country.