Xiaomi as expected has launched the new Xiaomi Redmi 4A smartphone today in the Indian market Priced at Rs 5,999.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A was launched in China back in November 2016 but was a China specific smartphone.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A Sale and Availability – The Xiaomi Redmi 4A will be exclusive to Amazon and mi.com.
The smartphone will go on sale at 12 pm on 23 – March-2017 on both Amazon and Mi.com.
The Rose gold color will be available from 6th April only from Mi.com. While the grey and gold colors will be available from both Amazon and Mi.com.
While there were also expectations that Xiaomi could launch the Redmi 4 and Redmi 4 prime in India, but they have decided not to do that.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A is a crucial launch for Xiaomi in India as they don’t have any smartphone below the Rs 7,000 price point.
They have added the budget Redmi 4A to ensure that the first time smartphone buyers or people who are upgrading to a 4G LTE and VOLTE experience have a budget Xiaomi phone to buy.
Xiaomi REDMI 4A
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A is one of the cheapest smartphones to come with a metallic build and it comes in Gold as well as the Rose gold color.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A comes with a 5 Inch display and offers HD resolution (1280*720) pixels. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor MSM8917 clocked at 1.4 GHz.
The smartphone has 2 GB of RAM and runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with the MIUI 8.0. The smartphone comes with the Adreno 308 GPU and has 16 GB of internal storage. The storage is expandable and can be expanded to 128 GB using the micro-sd card.
The Redmi 4A also has a 13 Mega pixel rear camera and a 5 Mega pixel front facing camera. The camera setup looks similar to the Xiaomi Redmi 3S.
The Redmi 4A comes with 3G as well as 4G LTE & VOLTE connectivity. The smartphone is equipped with 3120 mAH capacity battery and is quite light weight weighing just 131 grams. The device has 8.5 mm thickness.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A was launched at a very affordable price of CNY 499 or Rs 5000 in the Chinese market. The Indian price is slightly higher but still it is a superb deal for budget smartphone buyers in the country.
Xiaomi Redmi 4A Success in China – The Xiaomi Redmi 4A broke the highest ever sales record by Xiaomi in China on Single’s Day sale when 1 million units were sold in just 24 hours.
Xiaomi also recently shared that they have crossed 1 million sales of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphones in India in just 45 days of launch, a milestone for the Indian team. We have recently done a detailed review for the Xiaomi REdmi 4A and found that the device is very capable and has good user experience for the price.
You can read our review of the Xiaomi Redmi 4A (3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage) version here. Xiaomi has actually launched the 3 GB Ram version later in India for a price tag of Rs. 6,999.