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Xiaomi Redmi 4 Will Be an Amazon India-Exclusive at Launch, E-Commerce Site Teases

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Xiaomi has announced the launch of a new Redmi smartphone this month, and it is largely expected to be the Redmi 4. Now, Amazon India has announced that the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi device will be exclusively sold on its e-commerce platform.

Amazon India is also accepting registrations for notifications about any updates on the phone. Alongside the Redmi 4, Xiaomi could also launch the Redmi 4 Prime as well in the country. In China, the Redmi 4 is priced at CNY 699 (roughly Rs. 6,900), while the Redmi 4 Prime was launched at CNY 899 (roughly Rs. 8,900).

The Redmi 4 and Redmi 4 Prime were launched in China in November last year, and it’s only fitting that it brings them to India now. This announcement comes at a time when the entry-level Redmi smartphone in the country, the Redmi 4A is scarcely available to buy due to limited stocks. Upon launch, the Redmi 4 could be made available only via weekly sales, as the tradition goes.

To recap on the specifications, the Redmi 4 bears a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display, an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, 2GB of RAM, 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel camera, 16GB of inbuilt storage, and a 4100mAh battery. In comparison, the Redmi 4 Prime sports a 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display, a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of inbuilt storage, and Bluetooth v4.2 connectivity. Apart from this, all other specifications match the Redmi 4. Both the smartphones run on MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Xiaomi Redmi 4


General

Release date November 2016
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 141.30 x 69.60 x 8.90
Weight (g) 156.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 4100
Removable battery No
Colours Gold, Grey, Silver
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 296

Hardware

Processor 1.4GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

Camera

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 6.0
Skin MIUI 8

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Micro-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime


General

Release date November 2016
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 141.30 x 69.60 x 8.90
Weight (g) 156.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 4100
Removable battery No
Colours Gold, Grey, Silver
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 443

Hardware

Processor 2GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

Camera

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 6.0
Skin MIUI 8

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Micro-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No