The Redmi Note 3 has been Xiaomi s one of the most successful mid-range smartphones of last year. In fact, it has been a game changer in the sub-Rs 10,000 bracket, offering a metal unibody design, a fingerprint sensor, massive battery, a good Snapdragon 650 SoC and more. To kick off 2017, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 4 last week, which brings slightly improved design, a better SoC that offers the right balance between power and performance, a better camera and more. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 could launch as a high-end phone with tons of exciting featuresAlso Read - Xiaomi confirms Mi 11 Lite colour variants in India: Here are the options available
The Redmi Note 4 is offered in three variants 2GB RAM + 32GB storage priced at Rs 9.999, the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage priced at Rs 10,999, and the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage priced at Rs 12,999. We reviewed the Redmi Note 4 and were impressed with the smartphone. It really takes off from where Redmi Note 3 had left off, proving to be a worthy successor. The Redmi Note 4 went on sale earlier today, and was sold out in minutes. While this has left a lot of Mi fans disappointed, they need to wait until the next sale. And for those who don t mind buying something else, we have compiled a list of six alternatives to the Redmi Note 4. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Review Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 alternatives
Lenovo K6 Power: The K6 Power from Lenovo is priced at Rs 9,999. It features a compact 5-inch full HD display, Qualcomm s Snapdragon 430 octa-core SoC, 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage. Along with a 13-megapixel rear snapper and an 8-megapixel selfie camera, the smartphone is fuelled with a 4,000mAh battery which Lenovo claims to offer two days worth of usage. Running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, the smartphone also features dual SIM card slots, 4G VoLTE connectivity, Bluetooth and GPS. ALSO READ: Lenovo K6 Power Review
LeEco Le 2: The LeEco Le 2 has been an alternative to the Redmi Note 3 bringing slightly better chipset, and now it also serves as an alternative to the Redmi Note 4. Priced at Rs 11,999, the smartphone features a 5.5-inch full-HD display, Qualcomm s Snapdragon 652 octa-core SoC, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. With a 16-megapixel rear snapper and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling, the smartphone is fuelled with a 3,000mAh battery with fast charging support. Running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the smartphone also features dual SIM card support with 4G VoLTE, USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer, Bluetooth and GPS.
Coolpad Cool 1: The Coolpad Cool 1 is a rebranded LeEco Le 2 featuring a dual rear camera setup. It features twin 13-megapixel sensor one RGB (color) and one monochrome sensor to capture better details. Priced at Rs 13,999, the smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD display, Qualcomm s Snapdragon 652 octa-core SoC, 4GB of RAM, 32GB onboard storage, and a 3,000mAh battery with fast charging support. Connectivity options include USB Type-C port, dual SIM card slots, 4G VoLTE connectivity, Bluetooth and GPS. Running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, the smartphone also features metal unibody design and fingerprint scanner. ALSO READ: Coolpad Cool 1 camera review
Moto G4 Plus: The Moto G4 Plus is the top-end variant in the Moto G4-series. The smartphone features a fingerprint scanner on the front, a water repellent nano coating and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. Motorola has also started rolling out Android Nougat update to the smartphones. The smartphone is offered in two variants 2GB of RAM + 16GB storage for Rs 12,499, and 3GB of RAM + 32GB of storage priced at Rs 13,999. Talking about specifications, the Moto G4 Plus features a 5.5-inch full HD display, Qualcomm s Snapdragon 617 octa-core SoC, 16-megpaixel rear snapper and 5-megapixel selfie camera. Armed with a 3,000mAh battery, the smartphone comes with TurboPower support for fast charging.
Coolpad Note 5: The Note 5 from Coolpad is an interesting smartphone with the price tag of Rs 10,999. For this price tag, you get a metal unibody design, fingerprint scanner and 2.5D curved glass on top. On the hardware front, the smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD display, Qualcomm s Snapdragon 617 octa-core SoC, 4GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage. With 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel selfie snapper with LED flash, the smartphone is armed with a 4,000mAh battery. On the software front, the Coolpad Note 5 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based Cool UI 8. ALSO READ: Coolpad Note 5 Review
Lenovo Z2 Plus: Launched for Rs 17,999, Lenovo recently gave the Z2 Plus a Rs 3,000 price cut, bringing its price down to Rs 14,999. There is also a slightly higher configuration variant priced at Rs 17,499. For the price, you get flagship hardware 5-inch full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, 3GB or 4GB of RAM, 32GB or 64GB of RAM. It is also the cheapest smartphone running on Snapdragon 820 SoC. Featuring a 13-megapixel rear camera with electronic image stabilization (EIS) and 4K video recording, the smartphone also features an 8-megapixel selfie snapper.
On the software front, the Z2 Plus runs on Android Marshmallow OS. What s more, the smartphone also features a fingerprint scanner on the front with U-Touch control technology to navigate through the interface. This includes – single touch for back, single press for home, press and hold for Google Now, double press for app switcher, swipe from left to right or vice-versa to switch between apps. ALSO READ: Lenovo Z2 Plus hands-on and first impressions
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