Xiaomi has been enjoying a great year so far. The company’s Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is the best selling budget smartphone of the year. Xiaomi teased the smartphone a couple of days ago in Twitter and the company, today announced the smartphone.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4 was expected to launch along side the Redmi Note 4 in August, but Xiaomi did not release the phone at that time. Alongside, the Redmi 4, a small variant of the smartphone is also launched, namely, the Redmi 4A with relatively smaller specifications.
Speaking about the specifications of the smartphones, they are nearly similar to the Redmi 3s and 3s Prime launched back in June, but the design of Redmi 4 is much better than the Redmi Note 3 with some important changes. Both the smartphones pack a 5-inch display, but the Redmi 4 comes with a 1080p panel and the Redmi 4A comes with a 720p panel.
Under-the-hood, the Redmi 4 comes with a octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset along with 3GB of RAM And 32GB of internal storage. On the flip side, the Redmi 4A comes with a smaller and entry-level Snapdragon 430 processor, which was firstly seen on the Redmi 3s phone and the Redmi 4A has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
In terms of camera, both the smartphones feature the same 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing cameras as the Redmi 3s. The Xiaomi Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A comes with a fingerprint sensor on the rear which is placed in reach with the index finger. Both the smartphones boot Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Xiaomi’s MIUI 8 on top of it. A 4100mAh battery is armed to both the phones.
Xiaomi is sticking to the affordable pricing strategy and the Redmi 4 costs just $133, which dubs to INR 9,000 and the Redmi 4A costs $98 (INR 6,600). Also, the company haven’t revealed any plans on the Indian launch of the smartphones and we expect that they won’t be launched in India in near future.