Xiaomi Redmi 4 launching on Nov. 4
Xiaomi Redmi 4 launching on Nov. 4REUTERS/Jason Lee

Xiaomi is not done impressing its fans yet. Following the successful release of Mi Note 2 and Mi MIX, the Chinese smartphone maker is going to offer a new handset in the budget category, covering both high-end and low-end sectors of the market.

There have been series of rumours about the Redmi 3S successor in the recent weeks, but its release has been a bit of a mystery. But the company just put an end to that by revealing the launch date of the Redmi 4 through a social media post on Weibo. The new budget smartphone will be launched on November 4 in China and the entire presentation will be live streamed through its official channels.

Xiaomi also showed us a part of the Redmi 4 in its teaser image, confirming metallic structure for the budget smartphone, display with a 2.5D curved screen and antenna lines on the back. While this may be the first official look at the upcoming Redmi 4, rumours have revealed interesting details about the upcoming launch.

Xiaomi Redmi 4 launching on Nov. 4
Xiaomi Redmi 4 launching on Nov. 4Weibo user

Xiaomi is expected to launch two budget phones on November 4, one of which will be a variant of the Redmi 4 called Redmi 4A. The difference between the two variants will be the RAM and storage configuration.

More recently, the handset made a stop at the China's TENAA certification site, where key details of the Redmi 4 were leaked. According to media reports, the upcoming budget smartphone by Xiaomi will feature a 5-inch Full HD IPS display, 2GB/3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB storage, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor and a 4,000mAh battery.

It will also sport a capable 13MP primary camera along with a 5MP front snapper for selfies. The handset will run Android Marshmallow-based MIUI 8, just like the Mi Note 2 and Mi MIX smartphones. Nothing is certain about these rumours until Xiaomi confirms it. Luckily, there isn't a long wait to find that out.