The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is now official in India. This smartphone was originally introduced back in August in China, and it took Xiaomi quite a bit of time to bring it to India. The company has introduced this handset during their press conference in India, and this model is actually slightly different than the one that was announced in China a couple of months ago. This Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 variant is fueled by the Snapdragon 625 SoC, while the Chinese model comes with the Helio X20 processor by MediaTek. Other than then different SoC and different 4G LTE bands, these two devices are identical.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is made out of metal, and it comes with two SIM card slots. The phone comes with a hybrid dual SIM support, which means that you can use the device’s second SIM card slot in order to expand its internal storage. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 features a fingerprint scanner on its back, while there are three capacitive keys below its display. Both physical keys are located on the right-hand side of this smartphone, the power / lock and volume rocker keys. The Redmi Note 4 features a 5.5-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) display, along with 2GB / 3GB / 4GB of RAM and 32GB / 64GB of native storage. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 14nm 64-bit octa-core processor fuels the Redmi Note 4, and the Adreno 506 GPU is also included here and in charge of graphics processing.
On the back of the Redmi Note 4, you’ll find a 13-megapixel shooter (PDAF, f/2.0 aperture), as well as a dual LED, dual-tone flash. A 5-megapixel snapper (f/2.0 aperture, 85-degree wide-angle lens) is placed on the front side of this smartphone, and a 4,100mAh battery is also included in this package. The Redmi Note 4 also packs in an infrared sensor, while Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes pre-installed on the device. Xiaomi’s MIUI 8 OS is placed on top of Android, of course, and the Redmi Note 4 comes in Dark Gray and Gold color variants, while the Matte Black color will be available soon as well. The 2GB RAM (+32GB storage) variant of the device costs Rs. 9,999 ($147) in India, while the 3GB RAM (+32GB storage) model is priced at Rs. 10,999 ($161). The most powerful variant of the device comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, and it costs Rs. 12,999 ($191). The phone will go on sale on January 23rd, and will be available exclusively from Flipkart.