As expected Xiaomi launched three new Redmi smartphones at an event in Beijing. The Redmi 4 is priced at CNY 699 (approx. Rs. 6,900) and Redmi 4 Prime is priced at CNY 899 (approx. Rs. 8,900), and are currently up for pre-orders for their first sale on Monday. The Redmi 4A has been priced at CNY 499 (roughly Rs. 4,900), and will go on sale from November 11. The Xiaomi Redmi 4 and Redmi 4 Prime has similar metal unibody design, 2.5D curved glass displays, hybrid dual-SIM slots, and a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel. All phones will come with MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 MArshmallow.
Xiaomi Redmi 4 Specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi 4 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC clocked at 1.4GHz coupled with the Adreno 505 GPU and 2GB of RAM. It has a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display. There si a 13MP camera on the rear with an f/2.2 aperture, 5-lens system, PDAF, and dual-LED flash. On the front, it bears a 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture. It has 16GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 128GB using a MicroSD card.
For connectivity, the phone has support for 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, and GPS/ A-GPS. Sensors on board the Redmi 4 include accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, infrared, and proximity. It comes with a 4100mAh battery and weighs 156 grams, dimensions are 141.3×69.6×8.9mm.
Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime Specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC coupled with Adreno 506 GPU and 3GB of RAM. It has a 5-inch full HD (1080×1920 pixels) display. There is 32GB of internal storage, which can be expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD card. It also offers Bluetooth v4.2 connectivity, but apart from this, all other specifications match the Redmi 4.
Xiaomi Redmi 4A Specifications
The Cheapest model, Redmi 4A is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 SoC coupled with the Adreno 308 GPU and 2GB of RAM. It has a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display. It will be available in Gold and Rose Gold colour variants. This smartphone comes with 16GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB using a MicroSD card.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A has a 13P rear camera with PDAF, a 5-lens system, and an f/2.2 aperture, while the front camera bears a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. For connectivity, it has 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, and Bluetooth v4.1. Sensors on board the Redmi 4A include accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, infrared, and proximity. Dimensions are 139.5×70.4×8.5mm, and it weighs in at 131.5 grams. The smartphone is powered by a 3120mAh battery with fast charging support.