Xiaomi has launched two new smartphones, the Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A in China today. These new smartphones are the upgrade version of the popular Redmi 3 lineup. Like the Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3, Redmi 3S Prime, the new Redmi smartphones fall under the same ‘affordable’ mid-budget category.
The company has launched three variants of the phone: Redmi 4 Pro edition, Redmi standard edition and the Redmi 4A. The new Redmi 4 series are 4G VoLTE enabled.
Xiaomi Redmi 4 Pro edition features a 5.5-inch TFT display with 1080p resolution with 2.5D curved glass. The device runs on a 2.0 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. It comes with 3GB RAM paired with 32GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB. The phone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. The device is powered by a 4,100 mAh battery. The new Redmi phone will run on the company’s latest MIUI 8 version over Android Marshmallow.
The Redmi 4 standard edition sports a 720p resolution display. It is powered by a Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.4GHz paired with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The storage is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. The rest of the specifications of the phone are same.
Redmi 4A is a smaller variant which comes with a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor. It features 2GB RAM and 16GB storage space. The device carry a battery back-up of 3120 mAh.
Redmi 4 Standard edition comes for a price of 699 Yuan (around Rs 6,900). The Redmi 4 pro edition is available for a price of 899 Yuan (approx. Rs 8,800). The Redmi 4A holds a cheaper price amongst the three smartphones. It comes for a price of 499 Yuan which is around Rs 4,993.