Xiaomi Redmi 4 series goes official

Xiaomi Redmi 4A

Xiaomi’s finally taken the veil off its latest affordable series in the form of not just one but three new phones. The Redmi 4, Redmi 4A, and Redmi 4 Prime act as sequels to the Redmi 3 series, striking its own path by featuring a metal unibody and significant spec upgrades.

The three continue the brand’s legacy of selling high-quality specs at budget rates, each targeting a different group within the entry-level market sector. Starting off with the Redmi 4A, the handset is the cheapest of the lot thanks to its CNY 499 (roughly Rs 4900) price tag. It sports a distinctive design which sets it apart from its brethren.

The Redmi 4A’s back has a 13MP rear camera and flash unit on the top-left corner and doesn’t feature a fingerprint scanner. A 5-inch display sits on the front outputting a 720p resolution. It gets things done with the help of a Snapdragon 425 processor and 3120mAh battery. In terms of memory, it packs 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable ROM.

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Pro

Moving on to the Redmi 4 Standard Edition, the device will set buyers back by CNY 699 (approx Rs 6900). Xiaomi’s changed up its look by placing the 13MP PDAF camera and dual-LED flash more towards the center. There’s additionally a fingerprint sensor sitting below the module.

Specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi 4 Standard Edition at a glance:

– Display: 5-inch, 720 x 1280 pixels
– OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based MIUI 8
– CPU: 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430
– Camera: 13MP rear, 5MP front
– Storage: 16GB, expandable up to 128GB
– RAM: 2GB
– Battery: 4100mAh
– Size: 141.3 x 69.6 x 8.9mm
– Weight: 156g
– Connectivity: 4G, dual-SIM, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB 2.0, A-GPS

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The Redmi 4 Prime AKA Pro Edition is distinguished from the regular version by virtue of having a Snapdragon 625 SoC, a 5-inch 1080p screen, 32GB of ROM, and 3GB of RAM. It can be bought in exchange of CNY 899 (about Rs 8900).