So when is it launching?

1/7So when is it launching?
So when is it launching?
The Redmi 4A was announced for the Indian markets on March 20. During the launch, it was announced that the phone will sold from both Xiaomi’s own e-commerce portal, mi.com as well as from Amazon India. The phone will go on sale from March 23.

Will there be a flash sale?

2/7Will there be a flash sale?
Will there be a flash sale?
As is the case with all Xiaomi phones, the Redmi 4A will also be sold through flash-sales. However, this time around, Xiaomi has introduced the ability to pre-order phones that are out of stock. This will allow customers to order phones which are already out-of-stock.

How about offline sales from retail stores?

3/7How about offline sales from retail stores?
How about offline sales from retail stores?
Unlike the Redmi Note 4 which Xiaomi announced is going to be made available in brick-and-mortar stores from this month, the Redmi 4A will remain an online-only phone that will be sold through the dedicated channels as mentioned above.

How manyvariants have been launched?

4/7How manyvariants have been launched?
How manyvariants have been launched?
The Redmi 4A will only come in the 2GB+16GB variant. However, it will be available in grey and gold colours.

What about battery life?

5/7What about battery life?
What about battery life?
The Redmi 4A sports a 3,120mAh battery which coupled with the efficient Snapdragon 425 SoC will easily give you over a day’s usage.

Is it running the latest version of Android?

6/7Is it running the latest version of Android?
Is it running the latest version of Android?
Even with Android 7.1.1 out, the Redmi 4A is still sticking to the older Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Although, it is being shipped with Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 8 on top touting latest features like card-view in the SMS app for important info such as IRCTC bookings.

What is its competition?

7/7What is its competition?
What is its competition?
The Redmi 3S which was Xiaomi’s entry-level offering last year still holds its ground strong in front of the Redmi 4A. In addition, the Moto E3 Power and a couple of Micromax Yu phones like the Yu Yunique are the only decent alternatives to this segment-killer.