Xiaomi Redmi 4A to Launch on Monday For Rs 6,000: All You Need to Know

Xiaomi Redmi 4A

Xiaomi is looking forward to launch another budget smartphone in the Indian market in the form of Redmi 4A on March 20. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4A smartphone will be available exclusively on Amazon.in. The e-tailer has confirmed the Xiaomi Redmi 4A launch by releasing a teaser of the same.

Xiaomi has started sending out invites to their event scheduled on Monday and the device rumoured to launch at the event is the all new Xiaomi Redmi 4A. The phone is a more basic and budget version of Xiaomi Redmi 4. Both, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 and Xiaomi Redmi 4A were launched internationally in China but are yet to be launched in India. Xiaomi Redmi series is the budget series and Xiaomi Redmi 4A will be a budget phone in the country.

The Xiaomi Redmi 4A was launched in China last year for a price of RMB 599, which roughly translates to Rs 6,000.

Xiaomi is expected to launch the Xiaomi Redmi 4A device with similar specifications as those in China with a few minor changes if at all. The phone is expected to be in the entry level segment in India. Xiaomi has already been teasing the device heavily on social media and Amazon India is already accepting notifications for the launch. The device will be an Amazon exclusive in the country. Xiaomi has even created a trend on twitter for the new device with the hashtag, #TimeToGetSmarter.

Redmi 4A smartphone is expected to be Reliance Jio compatible (4G VoLTE support) and will reportedly be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage with support for microSD card.

The Xiaomi Redmi 4A will be a metal body smartphone and will offer a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash along with a 5MP front camera. Xiaomi hasn’t provided a fingerprint sensor on the Redmi 4A and the device is backed by a 3,120mAh battery.  The Xiaomi Redmi 4A runs an older Android Marshmallow-based MIUI 8 interface. There could a Rose Gold colour variant of the smartphone as well.

Xiaomi Redmi 4A Specifications

performance Quad core
display 5.0″ (12.7 cm)
storage 16 GB
camera 13 MP
battery 3120 mAh
ram 2 GB
special features
other sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
fingerprint sensor No
operating system Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
sim slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
model Redmi 4A
launch date March 20, 2017 (Expected)
custom ui MIUI 8
brand Xiaomi
sim size SIM1: Micro SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available
fingerprint sensor No
loudspeaker Yes
audio jack 3.5 mm
chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
graphics Adreno 308
processor Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53
architecture 64 bit
ram 2 GB
build material Case: MetalBack: Metal
thickness 8.5 mm
width 70.4 mm
weight 131 grams
height 139.5 mm
colours Gold, Rose Gold
display type IPS LCD
screen to body ratio 70.01 %
pixel density 294 ppi
screen size 5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
screen resolution HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
touch screen Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
internal memory 16 GB
expandable memory Yes Up to 128 GB
settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
aperture 2.2 F
camera features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
image resolution 4128 x 3096 Pixels
autofocus Yes Phase Detection autofocus
shooting modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
resolution 5 MP Front Camera
flash No
video recording 1920×1080 @ 30 fps
user replaceable No
type Li-Polymer
capacity 3120 mAh
network connectivity
wifi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
wifi features Mobile Hotspot
bluetooth Yes v4.1
volte Yes
nfc No
network support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
gps Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
sim 1 4G Bands:TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available
sim size SIM1: Micro, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
sim 2 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz