Not being one to shy away from extra effort, Xiaomi debuted no less than 3 new phones today, all of them part of the Redmi series. They’re entry level and midranger units and their names are Xiaomi Redmi 4A, Redmi 4 Standard and Redmi 4 Prime.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A is the cheapest of the newcomers, offering a full metal body, plus a 5 inch HD screen and a quad core Snapdragon 425 CPU, with Adreno 308 GPU. Then there’s 2 GB of RAM, a 13 megapixel main camera and a 5 MP front shooter. There’s no fingerprint scanner here, in case you’re wondering. This is a dual SIM device with 16 GB of storage, a 3120 mAh battery and Android Marshmallow as the OS, with MIUI v8 on top.
Redmi 4A costs $74 and comes to China on November 11th, in gold and rose gold only.
Then we’ve got the Xiaomi Redmi 4, with a 2.5D glass panel upfront, a 5 inch HD screen and a Snapdragon 430 CPU. This one is an octa core unit at 1.4 GHz, with Adreno 505 GPU and 2 GB of RAM in the mix. The cameras are a 13 MP and a 5 MP respectively, with the main one offering PDAF and a dual LED flash. Redmi 4 has a fingerprint scanner at the back and comes with 16 GB of storage, a 4100 mAh battery and dual SIM slots. This model goes for $104 and gets ordered from Monday.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime, as the name says is a higher end unit, with 32 GB of storage and 3 GB of RAM. It also brings a 5 inch Full HD screen and an octa core Snapdragon 625 chipset. We’ve also got a dual tone LED flash for the 13 MP back camera, plus fingerprint scanner and Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI v8 on top. The price goes to $133.
A 4100 mAh battery is present here and a 5 MP front camera too. Keep in mind that the Prime model is also known as Xiaomi Redmi 4 Pro.