Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime

Xiaomi has unveiled the successor of the Xiaomi Redmi 3 at an event in Beijing, China, dubbed as Redmi 4. It also launched the Prime edition of the device and the budget version, dubbed as the Xiaomi Redmi 4A.The Xiaomi Redmi 4 has been priced at CNY 699. Let’s take a look at the device.

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Pros

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Dual SIM with VoLTE Support
  • 4100 mAh Battery with Fast Charge

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Cons

  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Specifications

Key SpecsXiaomi Redmi 4
Display5 inch IPS LCD
Screen Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow with MIUI 8
Processor 1.4 GHz octa core
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 430
Memory2 GB
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 256 GB
Primary Camera13 MP, f/2.2 aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP with f/2.2 aperture
Battery 4,100 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCNo
Infrared PortYes
4G readyYes
VoLTEYes
SIM card typeDual SIM
WaterproofNo
Weight156 grams
Price CNY 699

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi 4 have dual SIM Slots?

Answer: Yes, it has dual SIM slots, both support nano SIM cards.

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi 4 have microSD expansion option?

Answer: Yes, the device supports microSD expansion up to 256 GB.

Question: What are the color options?

Answer: The device will be available in Gold, Dark Gray and Silver color options.

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi 4 have the 3.5 mm headphone jack?

Answer: Yes, the device comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack.

Question: What all sensor does it have?

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi 4 comes with fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass.

Question: What are the dimensions?

Answer: 141.3 x 69.6 x 8.9 mm.

Xiaomi Redmi 4

Question: What is the SoC used in the Xiaomi Redmi 4?

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi 4 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430.

Question: How is the display of the Xiaomi Redmi 4?

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi 4 comes with a 5 inch HD IPS LCD display. It has a pixel density of ~296 PPI.

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi 4 support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

Question: Which OS version, OS type runs on the phone?

Answer: The device runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with MIUI 8 on top.

Question: Does it have capacitive buttons or on-screen buttons?

Answer: The device comes with capacitive touch buttons.

Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a fingerprint sensor.

Question: Can we Play 4K Videos on Xiaomi Redmi 4?

Answer: No, the device can only play videos up to HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution.

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Question: Is Fast Charging supported on the Xiaomi Redmi 4?

Answer: Yes, the device supports fast charging.

Question: Does it support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question: Does it come with a Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a gyroscope sensor.

Question: Is it waterproof?

Answer: No, the device is not waterproof.

Question: Does it have NFC?

Answer: No, the device does not have NFC.

Question: How good is the camera quality of the Xiaomi Redmi 4?

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi 4 comes with a 13 MP primary cameras with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus and an LED flash. On the front, the device features a 5 MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture.

We haven’t tested the Xiaomi Redmi 4 yet. Once we have done our testing, we will post more details in the review.

Question: Does it have Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)?

Answer: No, the device does not come with OIS.

Question: Is there any dedicated camera shutter button on the Xiaomi Redmi 4?

Answer: No, it does not have any dedicated camera shutter button.

Question: What is the weight of the Xiaomi Redmi 4?

Answer: The device weighs 156 grams.

Question: How loud is the loudspeaker?

Answer: We are yet to test the loudspeaker quality. We will confirm this after testing the device.

Question: Can the Xiaomi Redmi 4 be connected to a Bluetooth headset?

Answer: Yes, the can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question: Is Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing supported?

Answer: Yes, you can create hotspot to share internet from this device.

Conclusion

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 replaces the Redmi 3S, which also came with similar specs such as the 5 inch HD display, Snapdragon 430, 13 MP primary camera and 2 GB RAM. The addition of a fingerprint sensor makes the device a better option. Overall, the device is good value for money for CNY 699.

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Rounak is techie by heart and journalist by profession. He is responsible to take care of editing job at Gadgets To Use. Driven by curiosity and a thirst to learn new things in life, he is always intrigued by the things we can do with a gadget in our hands. A stock Android and Nexus fan, he also enjoys cricket and reading in his free time.