Xiaomi unveils Redmi 4A, Redmi 4 & Prime with a starting price of $74

One of the well known Chines smartphone maker during the course of week unveils its latest Xiaomi Redmi 4 series, the device which is one of the cheapest from the company was launched in China with a starting price of 499 yuan ( $74 )

The company release three different models of the Redmi 4 with almost similar design, Snapdragon 430 processor, a 4,100 mAh battery, and a fingerprint scanner, other models includes the Prime variant as well as the 4A model, the three models sports a 5.0-inch display screen, all metal body but with different chipset processor and of course each with their respective battery

Xiaomi Redmi 4A features a 5.0-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixel IPS display, the device is however powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor that is supported with 2GB of RAM as well as 16GB of inbuilt storage, this particular series comes with a 3120 mAh battery capacity and retails for about $74, despite its relatively cheap price the device comes with a 13mp rare camera and a 5mp front facing camera for both selfie and video call

Redmi 4A

As expected the Redmi 4 Prime on the other hand retails for different price of about 899 yuan/$133, featuring 5.0- inch IPS display with a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor supported with 3GB of RAM and of course 32GB of solid storage.

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime Full Spec

NETWORKTechnologyGSM / LTE
LAUNCHAnnounced2016, November
StatusComing soon. Exp. release, 2016, November
BODYDimensions141.3 x 69.6 x 8.9 mm (5.56 x 2.74 x 0.35 in)
Weight156 g (5.50 oz)
SIMDual SIM
DISPLAYTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.0 inches (~69.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels (~443 ppi pixel density)
MultitouchYes
– MIUI 8
PLATFORMOSAndroid OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 506
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal32 GB, 3 GB RAM
CAMERAPrimary13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Video1080p@30fps
Secondary5 MP, f/2.2, 1080p
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Infrared portYes
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB v2.0
FEATURESSensorsFingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
– Fast battery charging
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Ion 4100 mAh battery
MISCColorsGold, Dark Gray, Silver

Interestingly all three models are expected to be available for purchase come this week or next and we hope to see these devices retail in Nigeria as well, don’t forget that one of the Company latest flagship device Mi Note 2 with some very impresive specs is currently available and you can checkout its full spec here

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