In the modern times, one can live without almost anything, but the latest smartphone. It is just due to the features of the smartphone that have offered a number of means and ways of communication in the current age. There are lots of branded and non-branded devices in the market that can help the user to do the tasks required by him. With the help of the Android and numerous applications, the toughest tasks are also made easiest now. Among the numerous brands in the market, recently one brand has drawn the attention of the buyers as well as experts’ due to the features it has provided in its devices. Yes, it is the brand Xiaomi which is now known as a brand in the world of smartphone.
Xiaomi is a Chinese company which was established in 2010 by Lei Jun. The company was established with a mission of ‘Innovation for everyone,’ and hence, the founder was known as the social entrepreneur. The company has it’s headquartered at Beijing in China. Xiaomi is considered as the 5th largest manufacturer of Smartphones in the world.
In a short span of time, the company has marked a unique identity along with huge sales. The Mi and Redmi series has caught fancy of a huge chunk of people. The Xiaomi phones are known for their splendid looks, up-to-date technology, and affordable prices. One can find Xiaomi phones in each segment be it lower, middle or high end.
Now, the company is all set to launch its latest device from the Redmi series. The company is coming up with Redmi 4X 16GB which is the new variant with increased internal memory. The model will hit the market in September 2017. Here is the information about the specifications of the phone:
Display and Screen
The Redmi 4X 16GB flaunts a 5-inch full HD screen with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which responds quite well to multi-touch. The dimensions of the device consist of 139.2 x 69.9 x 8.6 mm, and it weighs around 150 grams. The device offers a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels with 294 pixels per inch. Hence display wise it is a device that one can easily use, and the weight is also standard, so for a smartphone user, there is no trouble in using this device.
The phone comes with a full metal body with 4 colour variants of cherry pink, matte black, champagne, and gold. Hence those who love to seek options, this is the model that offers it.
The Redmi 4X 16GB operates on the Android version 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 chipset along with Octa-core 1.4 GHz, Cortex A-53 which is commendable and rare to find in a budget phone. The phone comes with a decent 2GB RAM which enables smooth functioning of the phone without getting hanged. With the help of the quality software and chipset to make the process fast becomes easier. However, in these 2 GB RAM is not considered as sufficient but in a budget phone, this RAM is also not bad at all.
The device does not disappoint on the camera front as well. The Redmi 4X 16GB is packed with a whopping 13MP primary camera which is best in the class as it is rare to find a budget Smartphone with such good camera. It offers image resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels.
Among the other features, one can find LED flash, 2.0 f aperture, ISO control, exposure compensation, HDR, continuous shooting, touch to focus, digital zoom, face detection and auto flash.
It offers a 5 MP front camera with 2.2 f aperture but no front flash for clicking pictures in the dark. The camera which is a prime driver of any model these days plays an important role here also. It is designed in a way that can make an amateur also a professional photographer one.
Storage and battery
The phone comes with an impressive storage capacity and battery backup. It offers an internal memory of 16GB along with an expandable memory of 128GB which can be done with the help of micro SD card. Hence Storage wise there is not match of this device in this price and segment.
The Redmi 4X 16GB is packed with a 4100 mAh Li-polymer non-removable battery which offers long sustainability.
The device offers dual GSM SIM connection with Nano SIM 1 and Nano Hybrid SIM 2. Among the other connectivity options, one can find Wi-Fi, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS and Micro USB port 2.0. However, being a budget phone, it is not provided with NFC which can be little disappointing for the tech lovers.
The Redmi 4X 16GB supports all Indian bands including 2G, 3G, and 4G, GPRS, EDGE, GSM, and LTE.
It also comes with a fingerprint sensor which is mounted at the back side of the phone. The other sensors of the Redmi 4X 16GB include Gyroscope, accelerometer, light sensor, compass and proximity sensor.
The Redmi 4X 16GB is estimated to be priced around Rs.6800 which positions the device in thelower segment.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4X 16GB seems to be a revolutionary phone in the lower segment. It seems to be a promising budget phone for people who wish to spend less. The configuration, battery backup, camera, and processor are its plus points. Also, the 16GB internal storage is remarkable. Overall the device has great prospects.
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