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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 launched in India for Rs 9,999, to be sold on Flipkart

tech Updated: Jan 19, 2017 13:26 IST
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Chinese handset-maker Xiaomi launched its next instalment of its mid-segment smartphone -- the Redmi Note 4 -- after the huge success of its predecessor Redmi Note 3.

Chinese handset-maker Xiaomi on Thursday launched its next model of its Redmi series -- the Redmi Note 4 -- at a starting price of Rs 9,999 on domestic e-commerce platform Flipkart. The device will go on sale from January 23.

The Redmi Note 4 comes in three variants -- a 2GB RAM/32GB storage version at Rs 9,999; a 3GB RAM/32GB storage option at Rs 10,999 and a 4GB/64GB storage option at Rs 12,999. All of the variants have the Qualcomm Sanpdragon 625 processor.

The new Redmi Note 4 was expected to come with better camera among other incremental upgrades. The phone was launched in China with a MediaTek deca-core processor.

You can watch the live launch here.

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In both the China and the India editions, the Redmi Note 4,which comes with a dual-SIM setup, houses the latest MIUI 8 running on Marshmallow. It sports a 5.5-inch fHD display. The Chinese variants have a deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 coupled with Mali-T880 MP4 GPU as its SoC.

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In terms of optics, the Redmi Note 4 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF (phase detection autofocus), an f/2.0 aperture, and dual-tone LED flash. The 5-megapixel front camera of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 sports an 85-degree wide angle lens. The smartphone supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM card configuration.

Connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, Micro-USB, Infrared, and Glonass. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is expected to be powered by a 4,100mAh battery.