It was reported that Xiaomi would release the Redmi 4 along with the Redmi Note 4 on Aug. 25 in China but it was only partially true. The Redmi Note 4 was unveiled on the day but not the Redmi 4, making Xiaomi fans wonder when it would arrive.
The Chinese technology giant hasn't revealed the release date of the Redmi 4 but it appears to be drawing near, as it has been spotted on benchmarking sites. It won't come as a surprise if it's released in the next few weeks.
Details on Geekbench benchmarking site have now indicated that Xiaomi could be working on two variants of the Redmi 4, one with a 16GB internal memory+2GB RAM codenamed Xiaomi Mido, and the other with a 32GB internal storage+3GB RAM. The two variants are expected to share other specifications, including processor and screen size.
According to Geekbench listing, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 sports a 5-inch IPS LCD display with 1,920×1,080 screen resolution, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-core processor, comes packed with a 32GB internal storage and a 3GB RAM, and houses a 4,100mAh Battery with Quick Charge technology. The handset is expected to come with a price tag of 699 Yuan.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4 is a successor of the Redmi 3 that features a 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720x1,280 pixels (294 ppi pixel density), a Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor, an Android 5.1 Lollipop based MIUI 7.0, a 16GB internal memory expandable up to 256GB via microSD card, and a 2GB RAM. Priced at 699 Yuan (around $106 / Rs. 7,200), the device has a 13MP main camera with f/2.0, phase detection autofocus and LED flash, a 5MP front-snapper with f/2.2 aperture, and a 4,100mAh battery.