In the market of the smartphones, over a period, Xiaomi has established itself as a trustworthy name and hence the smartphone lovers also wait for new releases of models from this brand. Once again, the company is going to end their anxiety by launching one more device. However, the news of the launching of the new device is not yet confirmed by the company or its official sources.
This device will be arriving with Android 6 (Marshmallow), and no confirm news are there known if the device will get Android 7 update. On top of Android 6, the device is allowed with MiUI8, which is the latest custom skin available. Xiaomi has given the liberty to buyers about customizing the features and has tailored the OS to reduce the system occupied memory. Redmi 4A will be a dual SIM device with both SIM supporting GSM-type SIM cards. The housing of SIM is hybrid type slot. This device will be supporting all Indian network bands.
The dimensions of XiaomiRedmi 4A are 139.5 (H) x 70.4 (W) x 8.5(T) mm. This device will weigh 139 grams which means people who love to talk more won’t be feeling much weight. The build material of casing and back is metal and hence for those who have complaints against the body; there is no chance this for the disappointment this time. There is only one colour variant available for this device, and it is Rose Gold.
The device has a huge 5.0 inches’ display. It will be an HD resolution display which means 720 x 1280 pixels. The pixel density of the display is 239 ppi. The display is an IPS LCD type with capacitive touchscreen and multi-touch support. The ratio of body to screen for this device is 70.01%.
Performance and Storage
The device performs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917. It is a quad-core processor with Cortex A53 chipset clocked at 1.4GHz. The processor has a 64bit architecture. Graphics processor on this device is Adreno 308. The device is backed by 2GB RAM. The performance specifications of this device cater the needs of any Android gamer. With the 2GB RAM, multi-tasking becomes faster and lag-free. Redmi 4A has the onboard storage of 16GB. The device memory can be expanded up to 128GB by inserting a microSD card. Well, there is a catch here that the device has a hybrid slot which means either one can use 2nano-sized SIMs or 1 nano-sized SIM and 1 microSD card. It clearly depends on the user about how to utilize the SIM slot as it is a hybrid one, the user can prefer SIM over memory.
Camera and Battery
Redmi Note 4A has two cameras.One on the rear side (Primary) and the other one on the front side (Secondary). The primary camera is 13MP and is PDAF enabled, theaperture on the rear cam is 2.2F. There is a LED flashlight which enhances the picture quality in low light conditions. Images are captured in the resolution 4128 x 3096 pixels. The user can adjust exposure and ISO according to his/her will to capture the image in best possible quality. The device captures images in two shooting modes namely continuous shooting mode and High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode. The rear camera is also enabled with digital zoom, auto flash and touch to shoot features. The user can go for videos with Full HD at 30fps. The front camera is 5MP resolution and has an aperture of 2.2F. It doesn’thave any front flash. The device is powered by 3120mAh battery which can last for 1 or 1 and half day. The battery is Li-polymertype, and it is non-user replaceable.
Network and Connectivity
The device supports dual SIM. Both the SIM should be GSM type and are enabled with 4G (Indian bands), 3G and 2G. This device supports Voice over LTE (VoLTE) type of calling. VoLTE ensures better voice clarity and fewer call drops. The device supports Wi-Fi with standards 802.11, b/g/n. Redmi 4A can act as a mobile hotspot which means data sharing becomes easy. Bluetooth v4.1 is provided for faster file transfer over Bluetooth. Navigation can be done using GPS which is enabled by default. MicroUSB v2.0 is provided for charging and wired data sharing apurpose.
This device doesn’t support fingerprint sensor and is enabled with other sensors like light, proximity, and accelerometer sensor.
XiaomiRedmi 4A price in Indiais expected to be 5k.This device is bang for the buck and is worth buying at the cost-effective price as compared to other devicein the same budget. Just wait for some more days and be prepared to experience the device.