Xiaomi today announced its new entrant to its Redmi series the Redmi 4. Starting from Rs. 6,999, Redmi 4 is a 5-inch smartphone with a metal body and a fingerprint sensor. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa-core processor and an Adreno 505 GPU, Redmi 4 comes in three variants – 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM, 3GB + 32GB, and 4GB + 64GB, and is expandable up to 128GB with a microSD card. It supports 4G LTE and VoLTE out of the box, covering all India LTE bands.
Redmi 4 is powered by 4100mAh battery for all-day usage. The 13-megapixel rear camera comes with PDAF (phase detection autofocus) for faster focusing and supports 1080P full HD video recording. There is also a 5-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture.
The smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 with MIUI 8 and will be upgraded to Android N. It comes in gold and matte black metal colour variants.
Redmi 4 will be available on 23rd May 2017 at 12 noon on Mi.com and Amazon.in. The 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM variant is priced at Rs. 6,999 and 3GB + 32GB variant will be available for Rs. 8,999. The 4GB + 64GB variant will be launched at Rs. 10,999 by June end.
Bangalore consumers can also buy Redmi 4 from Xiaomi’s first Mi Home in India situated at Phoenix Market City, Bangalore starting 20th May 2017. They can also pre-book a device from Mi.com between 16th and 19th May by paying a small token advance of Rs. 1,000 and pick it up from Mi Home on 20th May.
Mi Router 3C
Mi Router 3C is Xiaomi’s first smart router in India. It is optimised for ease of use, speed and range and easily accessed by a smart Mi Wi-Fi app on your smartphone.
The router is equipped with four high-performance antennas each with a dedicated PCB circuit and has a 2-transmit, 2-receive antenna design. This improves both the Wi-Fi range and signal stability dramatically and ensures a stable, fast and secure connection even at long distances. Mi Router 3C has 64 MB of RAM and offers a wireless speed of 300mbps. It can connect up to 64 devices including 20 computing devices and 44 IoT devices.
The Mi Wi-Fi smart app makes setup and network management very simple. It also provides very easy access to real-time monitoring of bandwidth usage, QoS to prioritise bandwidth to devices and Wi-Fi boost. It also allows pre-configured guest sharing of the Wi-Fi password and parental controls.
Mi Router 3C will also make its debut in India on 20th May at Mi Home and will be available for purchase on Mi.com on 23rd May 2017 and on Flipkart.com and Amazon.in starting 8th June 2017 at Rs. 1,199.