Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 4 with MediaTek Helio X20

The smartphone looks similar to the previously announced Redmi Pro but doesn’t feature the dual camera setup.


The highly popular Redmi Note 3 has got a successor as Xiaomi has announced the new Redmi Note 4. The smartphone looks similar to the previously announced Redmi Pro but doesn’t feature the dual camera setup.

The smartphone features a 5.5-inch full-HD 1920x1080 display with a pixel density of 401ppi and a 2.5D curved glass. The smartphone is powered by a ten-core MediaTek Helio X20 with a Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. There are two variants of the smartphone including 2GB of RAM with 16GB inbuilt storage and one with 3GB of RAM and 64GB storage. Both the variants offer a microSD card slot to expand the memory further to up to 256GB.

At the back there is a 13MP camera with PDAF (phase detection autofocus), a dual tone LED flash and an f/2.0 aperture, while on the front, a 5MP unit takes the duty of taking selfies. There is a similar fingerprint scanner at the back as the previous version.

The smartphone will come with Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 8 out of the box. Other features include a dual SIM card support with hybrid SIM card slot, 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, Micro-USB, infra-red port, and a 4,100mAH battery with fast charge support. The smartphone comes in three colour options including Silver, Gold, and Dark Grey.

As for pricing the Redmi Note 4 is priced at RMB 899 (Rs 8,900 approx) for the 16GB model and RMB 1199 (Rs 11,800 approx) for the 64GB one. It will be available for purchase in China from tomorrow (August 26) via Mi.com. Expect the smartphone to arrive in the Indian market very soon.


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