The new Xiaomi Redmi 4A was launched in India on Monday, priced at Rs. 5,999. It will be available exclusively via Amazon India and Mi.com from 12pm IST, Thursday. The Xiaomi Redmi 4A will be available in Dark Grey and Gold colour options starting Thursday on the two sites, while the Rose Gold model will go on sale via Mi.com from April 6.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A, to recall, was launched alongside the Xiaomi Redmi 4 and Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime back in November, and is the entry-level model in the Redmi 4 series.
Xiaomi Redmi 4A specifications and features
Sporting a polycarbonate body, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A bears a hybrid dual-SIM card slot, and runs MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The Redmi 4A and bears a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 SoC coupled with the Adreno 308 GPU and 2GB of RAM.
In terms of optics, the Redmi 4A bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, a 5-lens system, an f/2.2 aperture, and an LED flash, while the front camera bears a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB).
Xiaomi Redmi 4A connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, and Bluetooth v4.1. Sensors on board the smartphone include accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, infrared, and proximity. Dimensions are 139.5×70.4×8.5mm, and it weighs in at 131.5 grams. The smartphone is powered by a 3120mAh battery with fast charging support.
At the event, Xiaomi claimed it was the largest smartphone brand in online sales in India, with a 30 percent share in the market. The company also revealed that it has started its second manufacturing plant in India, in Sricity, which is owned and operated by Foxconn. With this second plant, it will have the capacity to produce one smartphone per minute.