Xiaomi Redmi 4 FAQ, Pros & Cons, User Queries, and Answers

Xiaomi today launched the Redmi 4 in India at an event in New Delhi. This is the successor of the Redmi 3S and 3S Prime. The device has been priced starting at Rs. 6,999 for the 2 GB RAM variant, the 3 GB RAM has been priced at Rs. 8,999 and the 4 GB variant has been priced at Rs. 10,999. The device will be available in Matte Black and Elegant Gold color options.

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Pros

  • 13 MP Primary Camera
  • Build and Design
  • 4,100 mAh Battery

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Cons

  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • Hybrid SIM slot
  • Heavy Device

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Xiaomi Redmi 4 Specifications

Key SpecsXiaomi Redmi 4
Display 5.0 inches IPS LCD
Screen Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 435
Processor Quad Core 1.4 GHz
Memory2 / 3 / 4 GB
Inbuilt Storage 16 / 32 / 64 GB
Storage UpgrademicroSD, up to 128 GB
Primary Camera13 MP
Secondary Camera5 MP
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCYes
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual SIM
WaterproofNo
Battery 4,100 mAh

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

Answer: Yes, it has dual SIM slots.

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi 4 Support VoLTE?

Answer: Yes, it supports VoLTE out of the box.

Question: How much RAM and internal storage does the Xiaomi Redmi 4 have?

Answer: The phone has  2/ 3 / 4 GB of RAM and 16 / 32 / 64 GB of onboard storage.

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi 4 have micro SD expansion option?

Answer: Yes, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 supports micro SD expansion up to 128 GB via hybrid SIM slot.

Question: What are the color options?

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi 4 will be available in Matte Black and Elegant Gold color options.

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

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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 an Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope and Compass.

Question: What are the dimensions?

Answer: 139.2 x 70 x 8.7 mm.

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

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi 4 comes with an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435. The powerful Adreno 505 GPU handles the graphics.

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

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi 4 comes with a 5 inch HD IPS LCD panel. The display comes with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi 4 Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer: Yes, the device supports adaptive brightness.

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

Answer: The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 8 skinned on top.

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

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Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi 4 comes with capacitive buttons.

Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?

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Answer: Yes, it does have a fingerprint sensor placed at the back.

Question: Does it support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question: Does it come with a Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: Yes, it has a gyroscope sensor.

Question: Does it have Infrared Port?

Answer: No the device does not come with Infrared port.

Question: What are the camera specifications on the Xiaomi Redmi 4?

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Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi 4 sports a 13 MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus and an LED flash. The camera comes with features such as Geo-tagging, touch focus, smile detection, HDR and panorama.

On the front, you get a 5 MP f/2.2 selfie camera.

Question: Does the camera support HDR mode?

Answer: Yes, you can switch to HDR mode for better color reproduction.

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

Answer: No, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 can only play videos up to HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution.

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

Answer: No, the device does not come with a dedicated camera button.

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

Answer: The device weighs 150 grams.

Question: How loud is the loudspeaker?

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Answer: In our initial testing, we found the speaker to be decent.

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

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

Question: Is Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing supported?

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