Confirmed: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 set for South Africa


As per few speculations, Xiaomi, the Chinese popular smartphone maker may also unveil Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime. It'll be available in three variants, starting at ₹6,999.

The Redmi 4 bestows a 5-inch HD 720p display with a 2.5D curved glass on top.

The three variants are available for Rs.6,999 (2GB RAM, 16GB Storage), Rs.8,999 (3GB, 32GB) and Rs.10,999 (4GB, 64GB).

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4's rear camera bears a 13-megapixel CMOS sensor equipped with PDAF (phase detection autofocus), an f/2.0 aperture, 77-degree wide angle lens, and dual-tone LED flash. The screen also boasts a contrast ratio of 1000:1, the phone also has support for Dual-SIM with one micro and one nano SIM support.

Eager buyers in Bengaluru can pre-book the Redmi 4 at Rs 1000 via Xiaomi's site and pick it up via the Mi Home store on launch day.

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This phone offers has connectivity options of 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS/ A-GPS. Both smartphones run MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and were launched in in Gold, Grey, and Silver colour variants. In terms of memory, the phone is backed by 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage with a dedicated microSD card slot for memory expansion by up to 256GB.

The device comes with large battery capacity with 4100mAh battery that promises 18 hours of standby time. The phone has a 5MP selfie cam on the front with an f/2.2 aperture.

The Mi Router 3C is a basic router as it lacks support for 5 GHz band and also no USB ports are present. Xiaomi Redmi 4 launch event will be live streamed on company's official website.

Along with new smartphone, the company also launched country's first smart Mi Router 3C that will be available for purchase on from May 23. Today we're thrilled to announce Redmi 4, which is an upgrade to Redmi 3S.

This is all the more disappointing when one considers that - thanks to an extremely sharp decline in the price of DDR3 RAM - it is possible for a phonemaker to add 1 GB of RAM at a cost around Rs 500.