Xiaomi, which has managed to establish a strong footing in India with its feature-rich budget smartphones, has released a few devices in the first half of this year as expected. As many as five handsets have been announced but only three, namely the Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A, are currently available for purchase in the country.

The Chinese technology giant has announced its flagship Mi 6 and mid-range big screen device Mi Max 2, but they are yet to be released. They are expected to hit the stores in the country in the near future.

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Here are details of Xiaomi smartphones that were released in first half of 2017 and are available for purchase in India:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

It is certainly one of the most in-demand smartphones in India. It is available in three variants -- 2GB RAM+32GB ROM priced at Rs 9,999, 3GB RAM+32GB storage model at Rs 10,999, and the 4GB RAM+64GB storage variant at Rs 12,999. However, it may be mentioned that the 2GB RAM model is currently not available in India.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 as seen on Mi website
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 as seen on Mi websiteXiaomi

The handset sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen screen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density), powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, and runs Android Marshmallow operating system. It also features a 13MP main camera with BSI CMOS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), dual-tone LED flash and 1.12┬Ám pixel size, a 5MP front snapper with f/2.0 aperture, 85-degree wide angle view of field, and a 4,100mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 4 as seen on Mi website
Xiaomi Redmi 4 as seen on Mi websiteMi website

Xiaomi Redmi 4

The handset is extremely popular in India, reportedly selling 1 million units in just 30 days. It is priced at Rs 6,999for the 2GB RAM+16GB ROM model, Rs 8,999 for the 3GB RAM+32GB storage bariant and Rs 10,999 for the 4GB RAM+64GB ROM model. The internal storage of all the variants can be expanded by up to 128GB via microSD card.

The device has a 5.0-inch display with 720x1,280 pixels (296 ppi pixel density) screen resolution, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 chipset, an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system, a 13MP main camera with f/2.2 aperture, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, a 5MP front-snapper with f/2.2 aperture, and a 4,100mAh battery with fast charging technology.

Xiaomi Redmi 4A, camera, review,launch,features
Xiaomi Redmi 4A review: Best camera smartphone in the entry-level classRohit KVN/ IBTimes India

Redmi 4A

It is a cheap smartphone priced at Rs 5,999 but has impressive specifications. It has a 5.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720x1280 pixels (296 ppi pixel density), a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based MIUI 8 operating system, a 2GB RAM, a 16/32GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB via microSD card, and a 3120mAh battery. In terms of camera, it has a 13MP main camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and LED flash, and a 5MP front-snapper with f/2.2 aperture.