Xiaomi announced their latest budget smartphone, the Redmi Note 4 in China last week. Although, it has been officially launched in China only, but now we can pre-order it globally, courtesy of Gearbest.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is now available in Gray, Silver (White) and Gold color variants on Gearbest, however only the Gold color variant can be pre-ordered currently if you want the higher edition (3GB RAM + 64GB ROM). In case of the standard edition (2GB RAM + 16GB ROM), all the colors are available. These can be pre-ordered now and the retailer will start shipping them from October 1, 2016.
The e-commerce portal from China delivers in most countries with free shipping. However, you could also expedite the shipping by paying nominal charges and get it within 3-7 business days. Lets have a look at the specifications and features of the device.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 rocks a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display, that has up to 72% NTSC color gamut and 1000:1 contrast ratio. The phablet comes with sunlight display technology which improves screen readability using hardware-level technology to adjust contrast for each pixel in real-time. It is powered by a 2.1 GHz deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 64-bit processor along with Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. It packs in 2 / 3 GB of RAM along with 32 / 64 GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. It comes with a brushed metal body along with chamfered edges.
The Redmi Note 4 rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) and f/2.0 aperture. It can shoot 1080p Full HD videos and 120fps slow-motion videos. It comes with a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 85-degree wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. The front shooter can also capture Full HD 1080p videos. It supports Hybrid dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD card) with dual standby mode. It has a fingerprint sensor below the primary camera, that also supports Mi Pay and Alipay. It is just 8.35 mm thick and weighs 175 grams. It also has an Infrared sensor, just like its predecessor.
On the connectivity front, the Note 4 comes with 4G LTE (FDD-LTE : 850/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz) with VoLTE support, 3G (WCDMA : 850/900/1900/2100 MHz), 2G (GSM : 900/1800/1900 MHz), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS and USB Type-C. The phablet packs in a whopping 4,100 mAh (non-removable) battery under the hood that supports fast charging. It charges from 0-50% in 1 hour flat and full charge in 3 hours.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 box contains Cell Phone (1), Power Adapter (1), USB Cable (1) and SIM Needle (1).
Also, check out the Xiaomi Mi Max, which is now selling globally including the U.S.