Xiaomi Redmi 4 Specs, Review, Price, Release Date, Opinions, Pros and Cons

Xiaomi Redmi 4 released 2016, November. Xiaomi Redmi 4 categorized under mid-level with moderate hardware.

Take a look at specifications, price, quick review, features, opinions, pros and cons of Xiaomi Redmi 4.

Price of Xiaomi Redmi 4

The price of Xiaomi Redmi 4 is – (based on Chinese market)

  • Price in China – ¥699
  • Price in the USA – $102
  • Price in Europe – €94
  • Price in the UK – £82
  • Price in India – ₹6900

Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 4

Display5.0 inches, IPS LCD Display
Screen Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow (MIUI 8)
CPUSnapdragon 430 Octa-core Processor 1.4GHz
GPUAdreno 505
Memory2GB of RAM
Inbuilt Storage16GB
Storage Upgrade256GB via micro SD card
Primary Camera13MP with PDAF, LED Flash
Video recording1080p @ 30fps
Secondary Camera5MP
Battery4100mAh (Non-removable)
Fingerprint SensorYes
SIM card typeDual SIM

Specs and Details of Xiaomi Redmi 4


Xiaomi Redmi 4 features a 5.0-inch IPS LCD display with 720×1080 pixel resolution. The screen is Multitouch option MIUI 8.


Xiaomi Redmi 4 packs with Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 with Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53. The GPU that paired with the CPU is Adreno 505.

RAM and Storage

The memory section of Xiaomi Redmi 4 has 2GB RAM and a 16GB internal storage. There is expandable up to 256GB memory option which uses the SIM 2 slot.


Xiaomi Redmi 4 pre-loaded with the latest Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow). There is no additional user interface.


Xiaomi Redmi 4 sports a 13 MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. The features of the rear camera are Phase Detection Autofocus and LED flash. The video resolution is 1080p at the rate of 30 frames per second. Additional features that includes Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama.


Xiaomi Redmi 4 powered by a 4100mAh battery with fast battery charging support. It is non-removable and made of Li-Ion.

Other Features and Connectivity

The connectivity features of Xiaomi Redmi 4 are GPRS, Edge, 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot), Bluetooth v4.1, GPS (with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), FM radio, Infrared port and micro USB type v2.0. The fingerprint sensor is located in the back side. It has also accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass sensors.

Quick Review of Xiaomi Redmi 4

Xiaomi Redmi 4 has an average display with only HD resolution. The design looks decent and follows the same iPhone style design. The fingerprint scanner located in the rear side just below the camera. The Snapdragon 430 CPU is a mid-level power house which is good at this price range.

The 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage are the minimum standard now-a-days. But it is still acceptable for long term use and multi-tasking. The cameras are the usual 13MP and 5MP with all the basic features in addition to the PDAF feature. The 4100mAh battery can power the device over a day on casual use.

Overall for the price, Xiaomi Redmi 4 is a great value for money.

Pros and Cons of Xiaomi Redmi 4


  • Low Price and Value for Money
  • 4100mAh Battery
  • Snapdragon 430 CPU
  • Good Cameras
  • Fingerprint Scanner


  • 3GB RAM would be nice for mid-level devices

Opinion to Buyers – Xiaomi Redmi 4

Those who looking for a very low priced smartphone with all the smartphone features and along with a bonus of top brand name Xiaomi, this is the best choice. If you are only looking for more advanced features and specs and not worrying about the price then, this is not a good choice.

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