Mar 21, 2017 01:38 AM EDT
After the huge success of Redmi Note 3 and Redmi Note 4, Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has now come out with their latest offering, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A. It has been launched in India at an affordable price of $90.
According to Digital Trends, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A is the cheapest mobile device Xiaomi has launched in India so far. It is coming with a number of features like a 5-inch 720p display, Snapdragon 425 Soc paired with four 1.4GHz Cortex A53 cores, an Adreno 308 GPU, along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, expandable up to 128GB. The Redmi 4A is also consistent of a 13 MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus with LED flash and a 5 MP front camera, powered by a 3120mAh battery. A version of the device with 32GB memory is also available.
The software part of the Xiaomi Redmi 4A sees the latest version of MIUI 8 (18.104.22.168), running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Xiaomi has said that the Redmi 4A has been manufactured in India, keeping with its tradition of making 95 percent Smartphone in the country. Xiaomi is also looking to open a second factory in India to boost its productivity on a one phone per second basis.
According to India Today, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A is thin and lightweight. The well-trimmed bezels remind of the Mi 4i. Considering the price point, it is a decent screen, however, using the device under direct sunlight can be a problem. Redmi 4A has dual SIM facilities and 4G LTE and VoLTE both are supported on the device. Redmi 4A comes with an IR-blaster that can be used to control smart home appliances.
Reportedly, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A is a quick and responsive device, with a few lags in it. While navigating between home screens or multitasking, the phone might react a bit slowly at times. Experts are of the opinion that the hardware might the reason for this delay. Also, the Redmi 4A sports an all-plastic body.
The MIUI 8 software in the Xiaomi Redmi 4A device offers a number of themes. There are a number of themes and color schemes that make the device look attractive. The Redmi 4A is available in Gold, Rose Gold and Dark Grey colors.