Xiaomi Redmi 4 Unboxing, Quick Review And Benchmarks

Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 4 in India. The device is available in three variants with the base variant starting at Rs. 6,999. The device will be available in Matte Black and Gold color options. The device is the successor of the Redmi 3S and 3S prime. Today, we will unbox the 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

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Physical Overview

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 is very similar to the Redmi 3S Prime in terms of appearance. The front panel comes with a 2.5D covered glass. The device comes with a metal unibody which makes it look more premium than it is priced. The fingerprint sensor is placed similar to recent Xiaomi devices such as the Note 3, Note 4 and the Redmi 3S Prime.

Xiaomi Redmi 4X

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 comes with a 5 inch HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It comes with a ~70.7% screen-to-body ratio. The display comes with a pixel density of ~294 PPI.

On the back, the device comes with a 13 MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture, Phase Detection Autofocus and an LED flash. The fingerprint sensor is positioned so that it easy to unlock your device.

At the top, the device comes with a 3.5mm audio jack, infrared port and a secondary microphone.

At the bottom, the device comes with a USB port and dual speakers.

On the front, we have the speaker and the 5 MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture.

At the back, we find the Mi branding and some information about the device.

On the right side, we find the volume rocker and the power button.

The left side features the SIM slot.

Display

Xiaomi Redmi 4X

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 features a 5 inch HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The device comes with a pixel density of ~294 PPI.

Camera

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 features 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, face/smile detection, HDR and panorama. On the front, the device comes with a 5 MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture.

Camera Samples

Daylight

Low Light

Artificial Light

Benchmarks

Xiaomi Redmi 4X Benchmarks

Conclusion

The Xiaomi Redmi 4, available in three variants starting at Rs. 6,999. While the 2 GB and 3 GB RAM variants, priced at Rs. 6,999 and 8,999 are good options considering the competition, the 4 GB RAM variant priced at Rs. 10,999 seems to be overpriced considering that it come with Snapdragon 435 processor. The 4 GB variant will compete with the likes of Honor 6X and Redmi Note 4.