The good news for Xiaomi fans in India: Xiaomi officially released the Redmi Note 4 in the country at a starting price of Rs 9,999, which converts to around $146 based on the current exchange rate. The smartphone runs on a 14nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, just as rumored.
Hitting the Indian market, the Redmi Note 4 will be available in Gold and Dark Gray colors initially. The Matte Black color is expected to be available sometime in the neear future. The base variant (Rs 9,999; $146), the mid one (Rs 10,999, $161), and the top-end one (Rs 12,999, $190) features 2GB of RAM, 32GB of onboard storage; 3GB of RAM, 32GB of onboard storage; and 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage. The storage can be expanded with a hybrid Dual SIM card slot. The Redmi Note 4 will be sold exclusively through Flipkart in India, however, Xiaomi has yet to announce the detailed availability info.
The Redmi Note 4 ships a 5.5-inch 1080p IPS LCD display with 2.5D curved glass on the front. On the camera front, the handset includes a 13MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus, an f/2.0 aperture lens, a dual-tone LED flash and 1080p video recording; and a 5MP one with an 85-degree wide-angle f/2.0 aperture lens, and 7200 video recording. The dual SIM phone is backed by a 4,100mAh battery, which is slightly larger than its predecessor and lasts a day on a full charge with pretty heavy use on the phone.
In terms of connectivity specs, the Redmi Note 4 features 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, GLONASS, microUSB 2.0, and 3.5mm headphone jack. It measures in 151 x 76 x 8.3mm, weighs in 175g and ships with the MIUI 8 platform with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. At present, the Nougat update is beta testing.
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