Redmi 4 — low-maintenance metal flagship phone
Xiaomi Redmi smarphones are a burgeoning phenomenon! Redmi 4 Standard Edition (SE) and Redmi 4 High Edition (HE) finally saw the light with a bunch of fascinating features: they both received a solid metal casing, are equipped with a fierce Snapdragon processor, have a fast MIUI 8 operating system with a “second space” option, enabling to double open applications.
Metal body shines at every angle
This is a metal era for Xiaomi’s handsets. The metal used for the body not only provides its endurance in terms of structure and color but also protects internal parts and disperses heat well.
Redmi 4 SE and Redmi 4 HE has an iconic metal capsule. It takes 30 steps to go from a solid aluminum ingot to the finished product, including CNC cutting, anodizing, sandblasting processes and polishing. Such an approach ensures a superior grip experience from the first moment you take it.
Advanced energy management
Redmi 4 HE houses as large as a 4100 mAh battery. Combined with a low-power Snapdragon 625 processor, based on 14-nm technology, it translates into 9 days of performance with moderate usage. MIUI 8 helps to maximize charge efficiency, preventing background applications to start automatically. Sudden battery depletion is not to worry about so you can take a rest watching 10 episodes of your favorite TV show.
Complete battery capacity is enough for:
- 4G network — 217 hours
- Continuous talk — 47 hours
- Gaming — 14 hours
- Playing videos — 16 hours
High-performance Snapdragon processor
Redmi 4 hosts a great performance processor in the same vein as a previous generation of Redmi phones. Application opening became a matter of milliseconds. Redmi 4 HE sports a thunderous 8-core Snapdragon 625 chip with 64-bit architecture. Redmi 4 SE is packed with a lighter Snapdragon 430, which is still efficient to handle everyday applications. For those, who like to play HD games, watch videos, use the phone for continuous Internet connection, this one is a great solution.
- High Edition: 3 GB RAM + 32 GB, Snapdragon 625, clocked at up to 2.0 GHz
- Standard Edition: 2 GB + 16 GB, Snapdragon 430, clocked at up to 1.4 GHz
Easy-to-use MIUI 8 dual-device mode
You must have noticed that it is possible to create several accounts on your laptop or PC with different apps, themes, and overall settings. Would you want to have such a feature on your smartphone? Xiaomi has improved its operation system enabling device owner to create a “second space”.
Such an element allows having same apps installed twice. It is beneficial for those who have more than one account on popular apps. You do not need to constantly log in and log out to switch to a different profile. Customize its interface, keep private files and even lock it with a password.
Alluring and vivid 5-inch screen
Studies estimate that we spend more than one hour a day looking into our smartphones. That is why screen size and its brilliance are very important to users when choosing a high-end smartphone. Xiaomi has poured much into its handset display technology to provide a comforting and protected experience.
Redmi 4 SE is equipped with a 5-inch HD screen with a 1280×720 resolution. Redmi 4 HE has an upgraded 5-inch Full HD IPS screen with a 1920×1080 resolution. Both deliver a detailed, saturate and immersive picture, resulting in a strong sense of reality. 2.5D glass accentuates the display, giving the perfect contrast from every viewing angle.
We all like going to bed with phones in our hands to read a book, watch a video, surf the net, which, unfortunately, makes our sleep troublesome. It happens because the blue light emitted by the screen signals our brain to produce less melatonin which disrupts our sleep cycle. Redmi 4 has a mode, which adapts the screen color, filtering out blue light and therefore stimulating a healthy sleep.
- High Edition: 5 ″ full HD, pixel density 441ppi, 1000 : 1 contrast ratio
- Standard Edition: 5 ″ HD, pixel density 296ppi, 1000 : 1 contrast ratio
13 MP camera with fast autofocus to capture fleeting moments
Most beautiful moments of our lives are short-lived. To be able to grasp and re-experience them with joy an ultrasonic camera is required. Redmi 4 camera is equipped with a fast focusing technology that allows shooting photos within milliseconds. Capture fireworks show or a cute cat sticking out his tongue.
Both models bear 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP selfie camera sharing an aperture f / 2.2, which ensures sufficient light to support phase-focus function. Front-facing camera allows to video chat in 720p HD quality.
The camera interface is well-designed. It will be easy to work with real-time filters, HDR, Panorama, Beautify modes and other.
Instant unlock and security with a fingerprint sensor
The fingerprint scanner is one of the highlights Xiaomi smartphones have. It is located under the main camera at the back. It not just unlocks your phone fast but serves to block access to private and system files and keep it safe from a curious child.
Full Netcom and dual SIM standby support
If you need more space for new movies, games, music and photos, Redmi 4 supports microSD cards, extending working storage up to 128 GB.
- High Edition: Full Netcom 3.0, 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2
- Standard Edition: Full Netcom 2.0, 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1
110 million Redmi series handsets sold in 3 years!
Producing a single smartphone is a pleasure, making a million — a responsibility. Through all these years Xiaomi has been receiving a great support from millions of fans. Xiaomi Redmi smartphone have outperformed any other Chinese phone brand, leading to 110 million of its sales.