Xiaomi had introduced quite a few phones this year, including a couple of Redmi-branded handsets, like the Redmi 3, Redmi 3s and Redmi Pro. In addition to the Redmi-branded handsets, Xiaomi had also released their Mi 5 flagship and the Mi Max phablet, amongst other devices. That being said, the company seems to be getting ready to release yet another Redmi-branded phone, the Redmi 4 which has been leaking out for several weeks now. The Redmi 4 had surfaced on Geekbench yesterday actually, and thanks to that listing we know the phone’s partial specs, and will talk about those in a minute, let’s first see what the new leak has to offer, read on.
Now, a new leak has surfaced in China, and thanks to it, we might know when will the Redmi 4 going to be announced. Xiaomi’s newest budget offering will, allegedly, land on August 25th. We're not really sure how legit this rumor is, so take it with a grain of salt. The Redmi 4 is a direct successor to the Redmi 3, and based on the leaks we’ve seen thus far, it will resemble its sibling quite a bit. The Redmi 4 will sport a metal unibody design, its speaker grill(s) will be located on the very bottom, while the fingerprint scanner will be placed below its main camera sensor. This smartphone will ship with three capacitive buttons below the display, just like its predecessor and more or less every handset Xiaomi had introduced thus far, aside from the Mi 5, of course.
Based on the Geekbench listing, we know that the Redmi 4 will be fueled by the Snapdragon 625 64-bit octa-core processor running at 2GHz, and it will also pack 3GB of RAM on the inside. Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow will come pre-installed on the Redmi 4, and on top of it, you’ll be able to find the company’s latest MIUI OS, MIUI 8. The phone had scored 929 points in the single-core test on Geekbench, while it had managed to hit 4,751 points in the multi-core test. As a side note, Xiaomi had sold over 110 million Redmi smartphones thus far, the Redmi 3 has been selling really well for the company, and they expect that the Redmi 4 will not be an exception.