The Xiaomi Redmi 4 comes to India and the Mi Router 3C tags along for the ride
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Xiaomi has officially launched the Redmi 4 in India. The phone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, an Adreno 505 GPU and is paired with either 2, 3 or 4 GB of RAM. Customers can also select between the 16 and 32GB storage variants. The Redmi 4 also supports microSD's up to 128GB and has Xiaomi's MiUi 8 skin on top of Android 6.0.1

On the front of phone is a 5 inch 720p IPS display with 296 PPI. The screen also boasts a contrast ratio of 1000:1, the phone also has support for Dual-SIM with one micro and one nano SIM support. On the back of the phone is a 13MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture and Phase Detection Auto Focus technology. The camera also records 1080p FHD videos at 30 frames per second. The phone has a 5MP selfie cam on the front with an f/2.2 aperture. There is also a fingerprint sensor on the back which can be configured to unlock straight to custom profiles called Second Space, depending on the finger you unlock with. The phone has 4100mAh battery which the company claims can last two days of heavy usage on a charge.

Xiaomi's Rs 7,000 Redmi 4 is an iPhone like home-run for the budget segment

Xiaomi has officially launched the Redmi 4 in India. The phone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, an Adreno 505 GPU and is paired with either 2, 3 or 4 GB of RAM. Customers can also select between the 16 and 32GB storage variants. The Redmi 4 also supports microSD’s up to 128GB and has Xiaomi’s MiUi 8 skin on top of Android 6.0.1

The Redmi 4 will be available online on Amazon and Mi.com starting on 23 May for INR 6,999 for the 2GB RAM + 16GB Storage version, INR 8,999 for the 3GB + 32GB version and INR 10,999 for the 4GB + 64GB version. Consumers can also pre-book the Redmi 4 to buy it from a Mi Store on 20 May.

Xiaomi also announced new Mi Home locations that are coming soon to India, with new stores coming in Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Chennai and made a promise to customers to keep the stores always in stock, in case if a product is not available in the store, Xiaomi will issue you a code for the product that can be redeemed online at Mi.com.


The company also launched the Mi Router 3C in India, which is priced at INR 1,199. Xiaomi claims that the router provides a stable internet connection and spreads powerful WiFi signals to every corner of your house. In comparison to the previous model in the series, the 3C has slightly beefed up specifications with WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n IEEE support on a 2.4 GHz frequency with a range of up to 80 meters and speeds up to 300 Mbps. The 3C has four omnidirectional antennas which are made from high quality PCB and copper materials and is powered by a MediaTek MT7628N processor with 64MB of RAM. In terms of ports, the router has 2 10/100M adaptive LAN ports and a 10/100M Adaptive WAN port. The router uses the IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n and IEEE 802.3/3u wireless standards and can connect up to 64 devices at a given time. The router can also set up painlessly using the companion app in three steps. The app also provides real time monitoring which detects incoming and outgoing speeds on all your connected devices, there is also parental controls, guest sharing which allows you to share Wi-Fi connections without revealing your passwords and Wi-Fi boost which automatically scans and selects the best channel for your connection automatically.

The Mi Router 3C will be available for purchase from 23 May on Mi.com, 20 th May on Mi Home and Flipkart and Amazon on 8 th June.

Xiaomi's Rs 7,000 Redmi 4 is an iPhone like home-run for the budget segment

Xiaomi has officially launched the Redmi 4 in India. The phone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, an Adreno 505 GPU and is paired with either 2, 3 or 4 GB of RAM. Customers can also select between the 16 and 32GB storage variants. The Redmi 4 also supports microSD’s up to 128GB and has Xiaomi’s MiUi 8 skin on top of Android 6.0.1