Xiaomi today launched the Redmi Note 4, the successor to its best selling smartphone ever, the Redmi Note 3. The Redmi Note 4 offers the same affordable price as the Redmi Note 3 while improving its performance across battery, camera and even design. The smartphone has been launched in three variants — starting with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage priced at Rs 9,999; 3GB RAM and 32GB of storage at Rs 10,999 and a high-end 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant priced at Rs 12,999. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi 10T series announced: Up to 144Hz LCD display, 108MP cameras and moreAlso Read - Xiaomi Redmi 9i sale today at 12PM: All you need to know
The Redmi Note 4 will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart and Xiaomi s official site Mi.com on January 23 at 12PM. For the first sale, only the gold and dark grey color variants will be available. Xiaomi has said that the new matte black edition will be available sometime later.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD display with 2.5D Curved Glass protection. Under its hood, it runs Qualcomm s Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor clocked at 2GHz. While the inbuilt storage goes up to 64GB, it can be further expanded up to 128GB via a mciroSD card.
In the photography department, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes with an improved 13-megapixel lens on the rear end. Up front, the smartphone houses a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. Xiaomi reckons that it has worked on improving the rear camera performance when compared to the Redmi Note 3, with a new 13-megapixel CMOS sensor that has 20 percent larger pixels and comes with Phase Detection Auto Focus. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: Here s what s new
For power, the Redmi Note 4 uses a 4,100mAh battery which is a slight upgrade from the 4,050mAh battery in the Redmi Note 3. However, thanks to the new 14nm Snapdragon SoC, Xiaomi claims that the battery performance has improved by as much as 25 percent. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Review
The Redmi Note 4 also comes with a fingerprint scanner which is located on the back below the camera, just like the Redmi Note 3. On the software front, the smartphone runs on Android Marshmallow based MIUI 8, and Xiaomi is promising an Android Nougat update will come pretty soon.
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