The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has been one of the most popular smartphones for Xiaomi and now the buzz for its successor’s launch India is growing. We now have a confirmed date as the company has started sending out launch invites for would could be the announcement for the Redmi Note 4. 19 January is being touted as the launch date.
The Redmi Note 4 was launched in China last year in August featuring a ten-core MediaTek Helio X20 processor with Mali-T880 MP4 GPU, a 5.5-inch Full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) display with a 2.5D curved glass on top. It was announced in two variants, 2GB of RAM with 16GB of inbuilt storage priced close to Rs 9,000 and a 3GB of RAM with 64GB storage model priced around Rs 12,000.
Other features include a 13MP rear camera with PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and dual-tone LED flash, a 5MP front camera with an 85-degree wide angle lens, a fingerprint scanner, infrared sensor, dual-SIM support with a hybrid configuration so it can accomodate a microSD card of up to 128GB, MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and a 4,100mAh battery. The smartphone was announced in Gold, Grey, and Silver colour options and recently a Blue variant was also announced.
A bunch of rumours point out that Xiaomi could launch a whole new variant of the handset called the Redmi Note 4x sporting a Snapdragon 635 processor in place of the MediaTek chipset.