Xiaomi on Friday launched its latest budget Android smartphones in the Redmi series, the Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A. Xiaomi Redmi 4 comes in two variants pricing 699 Yuan (US$ 103 / Rs. 6900 approx.) for the base variant (Snapdragon 430 + 2GB RAM) and 899 Yuan (US$ 133 / Rs. 8880 approx.) for the high-end variant. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A costs 499 Yuan (US$ 74 / Rs. 4930 approx.). Both the devices will be available to purchase in China starting from November 11th.
Just similar to that of current budget Redmi series smartphones, the Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A features unibody design and has 5-inch capacitive touch screen display. The standard version of Redmi 4 features Full-HD display (720p), Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 CPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage while the high-end variant comes with HD display (1080p), Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 CPU, 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. On the other side, the Redmi 4A which is the lower-end smartphone here features HD display (720p), powered with Snapdragon 425 CPU, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage. All the three variants comes with hybrid Dual SIM support where the second slot can be used for memory expansion up to 128GB using a microSD card. Also Xiaomi Mi Note 2 – Best Xiaomi phone with dual curved display
These devices also share some common specifications like 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, 4G VoLTE connectivity and runs on MIUI 8 on top of Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Both the Redmi 4 variants are backed by massive 4100mAh batteries with fast charging feature while the Redmi 4A gets a 3120mAh battery backup. Coming to the available colors, the Redmi 4 comes in Silver, Grey, and Gold colors versions while the Redmi 4A has Gold and Rose Gold color options.
Xiaomi didn’t announced its plans of announcing these budget smartphones for the global market. But it is expected that Xiaomi will bring these Redmi 4 series devices to India sometime soon.