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 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 Specs||Xiaomi Redmi Note 4|
|Display||5.5 inch IPS LCD display|
|Screen Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Operating System||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snadpragon 625|
8 x 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
|Memory||3 GB / 4 GB|
|Inbuilt Storage||32 GB / 64 GB|
|Storage Upgrade||Yes, up to 128 GB|
|Primary Camera||13 MP, dual LED Flash, PDAF|
|Video Recording||Up to 1080p @ 30FPS|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP|
|SIM card type||Dual SIM, hybrid SIM card slot|
|Dimensions||151 x 76 x 8.35 mm|
|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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.