Manu Jain, Group Vice President and MD of Xiaomi India just posted an image on Twitter on 12th May teasing the official date of announcement of the new Redmi Phone. Last week we already reported about the 1st teaser of the upcoming Redmi Smartphone. This is the 2nd huge announcement by Xiaomi for the month of May 2017. As per our speculation, Xiaomi Redmi 4 will be launching in India on May 16.
Xiaomi Redmi 4 will be launching on May 16
On twitter, the Group Vice President and MD of Xiaomi India, Manu Kumar Jain tweeted an image saying a new Redmi Phone will be released on May 16.
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) May 12, 2017
Now that the launch date has been confirmed, let’s talk about the upcoming Redmi 4.
Xiaomi Redmi 4 Specifications
The phone looks a lot like the Redmi Note 4, with smaller bezels. It comes with a 5-inch 1080p display and an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. It also comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 128GB.
The Redmi 4 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based MIUI and a 4,100mAh battery inside. The phone supports 4G LTE and is also VoLTE-ready.
You can check out the unboxing of this phone here:
Xiaomi had recently launched the Redmi 4a
Xiaomi had recently announced the Redmi 4a, which is the cheapest Xiaomi smartphone you can buy right now coming in at Rs. 6,000. The Redmi 4A looks a lot like the Redmi 3S, but unlike the Redmi 3S, the Redmi 4A has a polycarbonate shell. In terms of hardware specs, the phone comes with a 5-inch HD IPS display with a 720p resolution. It is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with Adreno 308 GPU, 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal memory which is further expandable via microSD card slot. The dualSIM phones run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based MIUI 8 out-of-the-box and support 4G LTE (VoLTE-ready) connectivity.
The Redmi 4A comes with a 13-megapixel camera on the rear with a f/2.2 aperture along with autofocus and a LED flash. On the front, you get a 5-megapixel snapper. A 3,120mAh battery which is non-removable is also present.