By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : Friday, January 20, 2017 - 20:13
Xiaomi is scheduled to launch a new smartphone in India on January 19.
Xiaomi is expected to launch the Redmi Note 4 smartphone in India on January 19 for which the company has also sent out the media invites as well. Now ahead of their official launch, the Redmi Note is surprisingly is being sold off by an unknown seller on Amazon India. The 16GB variant and 64GB variant of the smartphone are selling for Rs 21,491 and Rs 27,055 respectively on the e-commerce website. However, The Mobile Indian does not endorse the smartphone, so buy the smartphone at your own risk only.
As per earlier reports, Xiaomi will bring the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 variant of the Redmi Note 4 in India, unlike the Chinese counterpart that comes with a MediaTek Helio X20 chipset, which is not revealed in Amazon listing also. The company is embroiled in a court battle with Swedish telecommunication firm Ericsson over patent infringement, which does not allow the company to sell the MediaTek-powered smartphones in the Indian market. The smartphone was launched in China last year in August and the 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage is priced at 899 Yuan or approximately Rs 9,060 while the 3GB variant with 64GB internal storage will cost you 1199 Yuan or approximately Rs 12,080. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes in three colour variants that includes dark grey, gold and silver models in China.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes with a 5.5-inch full HD (1920 x 1080) 2.5D curved glass display and a 2.0 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU. The hybrid dual SIM smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating and has a 4100 mAh battery. In terms of design, the smartphone is near identical to the Redmi Note 3 with a fingerprint scanner at the back.
For the storage, it comes with 2GB RAM + 32GB internal storage, 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB of internal storage variants, all of which are expandable via microSD card. The smartphone offers a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with dual tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and a 5-megapixel front camera. On the connectivity front, the device offers 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), GPS with AGS/GLONASS and USB Type C. The handset measures 151 x 76 x 8.35mm and weighs 175 grams.