Xiaomi Redmi Note 4: Xiaomi has been rocking the Indian market with its killer budget smartphone. Expected to launch within a month, the company is gearing up for the release of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, which will join the ranks of its budget lineup. The device is sure to bring great features, good specs at an affordable price tag, something that Xiaomi phones are known for. Here we have rounded up everything we know of, right from Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 specs and features to price and release date.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Leaked Images
We’ll start with the latest leaked images of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. The photos showcase metal unibodies, fingerprint sensors, and also reveal some key specification of the device. The alleged Redmi 4 photos leaked on Weibo shows off a metal unibody with round edges and antenna bands at the top and bottom. At the back, the camera sits on the rear, and we have the flash right beside it.There is a navigation button at the bottom end with thin bezel surround the left and right edges.
Xiaomi Redmi 4 Design and Specs
Two weeks age some images of the prototype of the handset had leaked online. The device has a metal body, quite similar to the Redmi 3. The 2.5D glass up front looks different, but everything else looks pretty similar. There’s a single camera sensor at the back with fingerprint sensor just below. The speakers are also located right at the bottom. The front will house a brilliant display most likely a IPS LCD panel.
Speaking of the specifications, according to rumors, the Redmi Note 4 will come with an octa-core processor clocked at 2GHz. It’ll most likely be the Helio P10 chipset. It’ll have 2GB of RAM on board and 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded via a microSD card. And it’ll run on MIUI 8 OS based on Android 6 Marshmallow.
It is said that Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will feature a 5-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) display. Connectivity options will include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS. The phone is expected to feature a 16-megapixels rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flash, and 8-megapixels of the front camera with f/2.0 aperture. Xiaomi Note 3 was backed by a huge 4100 mAh battery; we expect the next generation to push ahead with a better battery life. The phone is expected to run on the soon-to-be-announced Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system out of the box.
The leaked images also show a pair of speaker grilles on the bottom edge. We don’t know whether it will have stereo sound. There’s a USB Type-C port in between the grill like structure. Regarding Xiaomi Redmi 4 specs and performance, here are some data from Geekbench 3 that appeared online.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Release Date
The Redmi Note 4 was supposed to have a mid-September launch. But a post on Weibo revealed that the Redmi 4 might be announced on August 25. The device will be launched right before Xiaomi Mi Note 2 which is likely to be released on September 5.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Price
With the kinds of specifications being offered in Redmi Note 4, rumors have suggested that the device will cost around 699 Yuan, or about $105. The price is quite similar to Redmi 3 and is likely to remain that way, even when it’s launched.