In China, Xiaomi has listed another great device with powerful hardware to the market, with 4G-LTE and 5.5-inch display, the Redmi Note. It’ss been tagged at CNY 999 (approx. $160).
In terms of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G specs, it has single-SIM support and runs on KitKat 4.4 with the latest MIUI v5 theme on top. It also offers a similar 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS-LCD display just like the housing the previous Redmi Note. A 1.6 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 CPU coupled with 2 GB of RAM make the phablet powerful to do any kind of work. But with the 3G version of the device, they have packed the different hardware, a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MTK6592 SoC.
The device also sports the same 13-MP main camera with rear autofocus, LED flash feature, as well as a 5 MP front-facing camera. The Redmi Note 4G houses with 8 GB of built-in storage along with microSD card support to expand the storage up to 64GB.
Connectivity options on the Note 4G differ China-specific TDD-LTE support (1900/ 2300 / 2600MHz) along with GPRS/ EDGE, Micro-USB with OTG, GPS/ A-GPS and 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0. Notably, the LTE-bands mentioned is limited to only China and are not supported in all countries. The Redmi Note 4G packs a 3100 mAh battery out-of-the-box.
As for availability, both smartphones by Xiaomi were suggested to be ‘coming soon‘ to the Indian market as of now, with the Redmi 1S planned for an early arrival in August-mid, and Redmi Note for a late August entry into the Indian market.
Key specs Redmi Note 4G:
- Processor: 1.6 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 CPU
- Display: 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS-LCD display
- Memory: 2GB RAM
- Operating System: Android KitKat 4.4
- Storage: 8 GB of built-in storage, expandable up to 64 GB
- Camera: 13-MP main camera with rear autofocus, LED flash, 5 MP front-facing camera
- Connectivity: TDD-LTE support (1900/ 2300 / 2600MHz), GPRS/ EDGE, Micro-USB with OTG, GPS/ A-GPS and 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
- Battery: 3100 mAh battery
- Color: Unspecified
- Availability: Coming Soon
- Price: CNY 999 (approx. $160)