Successor of Redmi Note 3, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has finally made it to Indian markets today. Redmi Note 4 is powered by Snapdragon 625 SoC, compared to Snapdragon 650 in the Redmi Note 3. However, a lot of features remain the same but Xiaomi has improved in a few areas on the Redmi Note 4. The display now has better viewing angles thanks to the 2.5D curved glass. The design looks and feels better.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Coverage

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Launched In India, Starting At Rs. 9,999

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Pros

  • 5.5 inch full HD display, 2.5D curved glass
  • 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, microSD card support
  • 4100 mAh battery
  • Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Cons

  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Hybrid dual SIM card slot

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Specifications

Key SpecsXiaomi Redmi Note 4
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD display
Screen Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
ChipsetQualcomm Snadpragon 625
Processor Octa-core:
8 x 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 506
Memory3 GB / 4 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB / 64 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 128 GB
Primary Camera13 MP, dual LED Flash, PDAF
Video RecordingUp to 1080p @ 30FPS
Secondary Camera5 MP
Fingerprint SensorYes
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual SIM, hybrid SIM card slot
Weight175 grams
Dimensions151 x 76 x 8.35 mm
Battery 4100 mAh
Price 2 GB / 32 GB - Rs. 9,999
3 GB / 32 GB - Rs. 10,999
4 GB / 64 GB - Rs. 12,999

Question: What kind of display does Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 have?

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Answer: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes with 5.5 full HD IPS display. It has a pixel density of ~401 PPI and a screen to body ratio of 72.7%.

Question: What are the dimensions?

Answer: 151 x 76 x 8.35 mm.

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

Answer: The device weighs 175 grams.

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

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC with an octa-core processor clocked at 2.0, Cortex-A53.

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

Answer: The device runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

Question: How is the battery on the device?

Answer: Battery is of 4100 mAh.

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

Answer: Camera is good. The Redmi Note 4 comes with 13 MP f/2.0 primary camera on the back and 5 MP f/2.0 camera on the front. It has dual-LED (dual tone) flash. Camera features are loaded with phase detection autofocus, HDR, panorama and face/smile detection; camera is well equipped for outdoor and artificial light photography. You can record up to 1080p videos at 30FPS with the Redmi Note 4.

Question: Does the rear camera have a dual tone LED flash?

Answer: Yes, rear camera comes with dual tone LED flash.

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

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

Question: How is the gaming quality on this device?

Answer: Gaming quality is very good. We played Modern combat for about 15 minutes, which dropped the battery from 51% to 41% and the phone got a little warm which is acceptable. The gameplay was fairly smooth for the most part.

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Question: Does the power button have texture to feel?

Answer: No, the power button doesn’t have texture to feel. 

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 have adaptive brightness?

Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 have a dual SIM Slot?

Answer: Yes, it has a hybrid dual SIM Slot. SIM slot 1 works with Micro SIM, which is for 4G connectivity. SIM slot 2 works with Nano SIM which can be used for MicroSD as well.

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

Answer: Yes, the device supports microSD expansion up to 128 GB. MicroSD card can be used in the hybrid dual SIM card slot.

Question: What are the color options?

Answer: The device will be available in Grey, Silver, Gold and matte Black colour options.

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

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

Question: Does it support 4G VoLTE?

Answer: Yes it supports 4G VoLTE.

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Question: How is the build quality of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4?

Answer: Redmi Note 4 has a metallic unibody design. One hand usage might become a little difficult but it should still remain usable. However, the metal body makes it a little slippery. But, look and feel of the phone is good and build quality is strong.

Question: What all sensors does it have?

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

Question: What kind of navigation keys does Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 have?

Answer: The device comes with low intensity backlit navigation keys.

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 Note 4?

Answer: No, the device can only play videos up to full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels )

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

Answer: No, fast charging is not supported on the device.

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: How loud is the loudspeaker?

Answer: Loudspeaker quality is decent. Not too loud and not too down. It may vary as per the surrounding sounds but for indoor purposes, it’s a good one.

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

Answer: Yes, the device 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.

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Conclusion

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is a decent smartphone. It comes with a 4100 mAh battery. As we can see the device features an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC, known for its efficient power consumption. The camera fares decent enough. Gaming experience was also fairly good. Overall, this is a very decent smartphone at this price.