Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone is available for pre-booking on the company website Mi.com from today, March 31. The pre-booking has started from 12 PM today and here are the details of the device along with the procedure to book.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone is available for pre-booking on the company website Mi.com from today, March 31. The pre-booking has started from 12 PM today and here are the details of the device along with the procedure to book. Earlier, the smartphone was sold in flash sales all through the first couple of months since its launch. But now the decision by the Chinese manufacturer suggests that the sale model has changed. According to the pre-order sale, the customers will have to pay the price of the device after which he/she will have to wait for 5 days to get it. Xiaomi has not made the option of cash on delivery available. Also, users can book only one Redmi Note 4 in the pre-order.
Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 has been a hugely popular smartphone in India, as it witnessed a few sales where the devices were sold out within moments after launch. But now, due to the high demand, the company has announced the pre-order option. This will make the early users be the priority. According to the company, pre-booking will be open every Friday at 12 pm. Customers are needed to create a Mi.com login id or if already done, they need to sign in with their account and password. Only then they can successfully pre-book the Redmi Note 4. Consumers can also cancel the order but it needs to be cancelled before it is shipped. Also, delivery address of pre-order orders cannot be changed.
The smartphone was launched in January this year and it was the Xiaomi’s first device in India in 2017. The Redmi Note 4 comes in two options, in terms of storage- while the base variant is of 2GB and 32GB internal memory will cost users an amount of Rs 9,999, the other variant of 4GB and 64GB will come for a price of Rs 12,999. There is no data on the available on the number of units Xiaomi will be selling in the pre-order sale.
As far as the specifications are concerned, Xiaomi has stayed true to its bigger battery promise, as the new device comes with a big 4100 mAh battery and the company claimed it to be 25 percent better than the erstwhile Redmi Note 3. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, which uses the new 14nm FinFET technology.
Apart from the metal build of the handset, the novel feature that the Redmi Note 4 has is that it supports USB Type-C port. It is Xiaomi’s first smartphone to have the new reversible slot. The new smartphone runs Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is powered by a deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 coupled with Mali-T880 MP4 GPU, which is expected to improve performance and reduce battery consumption. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has a display of 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) with 2.5D curved glass and 401ppi pixel density. Both the variants of the storage capacity of 2GB and 3GB RAM models can have expandable storage via microSD card (maximum of 128GB).
Redmi Note 4 contains a hybrid type of SIM slot which lets users the options of going with a combination of either dual-SIM cards or one Micro-SIM and one microSD card. With the feature of PDAF (phase detection autofocus), the phone has a 13-megapixel rear camera and the option of f/2.0 aperture. It can record 1080p videos at 30fps. The front camera of 5-megapixels, which according to Xiaomi, can click wide angle shots extended to 85-degrees. Note 4 comes with fingerprint scanner placed on the back panel right below the primary camera. It also has a dual-tone LED flash. Interestingly there is also an infrared sensor in the Redmi Note 4.
Usual connectivity options are already present, like GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, and GLONASS. Note 4 dimensions are 151x76x8.35mm with a weight of 175 gms.