After days of teasing, Xiaomi has finally picked the date for releasing Redmi 4 series smartphone in India. The company has sent us the official press invite for the unveiling of the new Redmi 4 phone scheduled on May 16 in New Delhi.
There is no word on the price of the device, but the company's official e-commerce partner Amazon India has confirmed that the upcoming Xiaomi phone will be sold exclusively on its portal.
The Redmi 4 comes in two sub-variants having different system configuration. The top-end Redmi 4 Prime model sports 5.0-inch full HD IPS LCD display and houses Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor with Adreno 505 GPU having 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, whereas the generic Redmi 4 features 5.0-inch HD IPS LCD screen, Snapdragon 430 octa-core chipset with Adreno 505 GPU, 2GB RAM and 16GB storage.
Both the devices come with full metallic body having 2.5D curved glass shield, fingerprint sensor (on the back), a 13MP camera on the back with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash (dual-tone in Prime model), PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), a 5MP front snapper and a massive 4,100mAh battery.
Like the Redmi 3S series, Xiaomi is expected to keep the prices of Redmi 4 and the top-end Redmi 4 Prime between Rs 6,999 and Rs. 9,000.
Once launched, they will be up against Lenovo K5 Plus, K6 Power, Moto E3 Power and recently launched 5.5-inch Asus Zenfone Go, among others.
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