Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched a new variant of its cheapest smartphone in India, Redmi 4A. The new variant will go on sale through Mi.com, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, TataCLiQ and Mi Home stores starting August 31st. So to take care of those customers, Xiaomi has launched the latest version of the Redmi 4A with some changes. Along with 16GB/32GB of internal storage, there is also a MicroSD card slot for expanding the storage up to 128GB. The device flaunts a 5-inch HD display with no mentioning from Xiaomi of any protective layer on top.
Manu Kumar Jain, Vice President at Xiaomi and Managing Director at Xiaomi India today confirmed the new launch via his official twitter handle. The rear camera of Redmi 4A comes with LED flash. "We are launching a new variant of Redmi 4A (3GB RAM + 32 GB flash memory) at an fantastic price of Rs. 6,999". The upgraded Redmi 4A with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage - keeping all the other specifics constant - will cost buyers in India Rs 6,999 which is interestingly the same price that the base model of the Redmi 4 retails at. A 5 MP front shooter is present to serve your selfie needs. With the price now gone up by Rs 1,000, the Redmi 4A now steps in to Redmi 4 territory, which we found was much better value for money, considering the added features like the Snapdragon 435 chipset, 2 GB RAM, a fingerprint reader and a good-looking metal body.
Coming to the camera specs of new Redmi 4A variant, the phone has a 13-megapixel camera at back and for selfies and video calling there is a5 megapixel camera. Dimensions of the Xiaomi Redmi 4A are 139.5 x 70.4 x 8.5 mm, and it weighs in at 131.5 grams. This smartphone is powered by 3100 mAh battery with fast charging support.
In terms of connectivity, the Redmi 4A comes bundled with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, Global Positioning System and dual SIM support. The phone also rocks an infrared emitter which makes it capable of remote controlling day to day appliances.