Redmi Note 4 – Key Specifications

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Finally, Xiaomi’s first 10-core-powered smartphone is released. Known as Redmi Note 4 Mediatek, the phone is powered with Helio X20 SoC having 10 main CPUs with processing speed clocked up to 2.1 GHz. On top of that, the device sports 5.5 inches IPS touchscreen display running MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Under the hood, the Mediatek MT6797 Helio X20 is also powered with Mali-T880 MP4 Graphic Processing Unit (GPU). Having all of those together combined with 2GB RAM (Standard edition) or 3GB RAM (Pro edition), the device is surely a real beast among any other Android phones.

About MediaTek Helio X20

The Helio X20 performance has increased 62% compared to Helio X10 yet with 30 % more power efficiency. Let’s take a closer look at MediaTek MT6797 specs for a glance. This chipset is designed to perform extremely efficient multi-tasking jobs when compared to any dual core processors. The chipset consists of with 2x Cortex-A72 @ 2.5GHz as the main processors. The companion ones are 4x Cortex-A53 @ 2.0GHz and 4x Cortex-A53 @ 1.4GHz. The Mali-T880 MP4 GPU is clocked @ 700 MHz processing speed empowering a separate graphics processor which is solely intended for the accelerated creation of images to be outputted to a display.

Redmi Note 4 Availability

This Xiaomi’s first 10 cores smartphone is available in two models: the 16GB model and the 64GB one. Just like usual, this phone will be available firstly in China for RMB 899 (around $135) and RMB 1199 (around $180) respectively.

Redmi Note 4 vs Redmi Note 3

Specs Redmi Note 4 Redmi Note 3 MTK
Chipset Mediatek MT6797 Helio X20 Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
CPUs 10 (Deca) Cores 8 (Octa) Cores
GPU Mali-T880 MP4 PowerVR G6200
RAM – 2GB
– 3GB
– 2GB
– 3GB
Storage – 16GB
– 64GB
– 16GB
– 32GB
OS MIUI 8 Android 6.0 Marshmallow MIUI 7 Android 5.1 Lollipop
(upgraded to MIUI 8)
Dimensions 151 x 76 x 8.4 mm
(5.94 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 175 g (6.17 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
Screen 5.5 inches
(~72.7% screen-to-body ratio)
5.5 inches
(~72.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
(~401 ppi pixel density)
1080 x 1920 pixels
(~403 ppi pixel density)
Main camera 13 MP, f/2.2
1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
13 MP, f/2.2
1080p@30fps
Front camera 5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p 5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
3.5mm Audio jack Yes Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Battery Li-Po 4100 mAh Li-Po 4000 mAh
Dual SIM Yes Yes
USB Micro v2.0 Micro v2.0
Fingerprint Yes – rear Yes – rear
Accelorometer Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
4G LTE Yes – Cat 6 Yes
Compass Yes Yes
Color variants Silver, Dark Gray, Gold Silver, Gray, Gold

Teaser Pics

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Again, this phone is available firstly for China markets and therefore you may want to buy it online from China-based online stores. Otherwise, you might need to wait a little bit longer for this phone to be released officially in your country.

You can either check Gearbest Blog or directly search directly from its main store to find out if this phone is ready for purchase. Also keep in mind that the phone runs MIUI 8 China Stable build with no Play Store on it.