In an event in New Delhi today, Chinese handset manufacturer, Xiaomi has launched its new budget smartphone – Redmi 4A for a price of Rs 5,999. The device will be available on Amazon India and Mi.com starting March 23rd and will be a tough contender to beat in the sub Rs 6,000 segment with some decent specifications for the price. The smartphone comes in three colour variants – Dark Gray, Gold and Rose Gold. The Gray and Gold colour variants will be up for sale first while the Rose Gold variant will be available starting 6th April on Mi.com. Xiaomi Redmi 4A is more of an affordable option in the Redmi 4 series and Xiaomi has also confirmed that the successor to the Redmi 3s will soon be on shelves as well.
Jumping straight into specifications of the Chinese variant, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A features a 5-inch HD display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and is powered by a 1.4GHz Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with Adreno 308 GPU. It comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD. The Redmi 4A gets its stamina from decent 3,120 mAh battery and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system wrapped under MIUI 8.
On the camera front, the Redmi 4A sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash, af/2.2 aperture on its back, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. Besides the smartphone offers Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and a microUSB port. The handset measures 139.5 x 70.4 x 8.5mm and weighs 131.5 grams. The Redmi 4A comes in Gold and Rose Gold colour variants although the company might introduce more variants for the Indian market.