Xiaomi Note 3 redmi launched in India last year in March, about four months after its announcement in China. But at the time it was launched in late in India, she started with a slight difference; While China won the processor MediaTek Helio X10, India has received a completely new Snapdragon 650.
Ten months later, 3.6 million units redmi Note 3 officially the smartphone in India online stories. Those outside India probably will not know, but the phone has developed a cut-up in the country, and for good reason. The combination of good features, excellent performance and battery life redmi Note 3 with the legendary hit Xiaomi for ticket prices, means that the phone was an instant success for both consumers and reviewers.
How is Xiaomi still a success story like this? The answer to the new redmi Note 4.
Xiaomi was great in 2016 on the back of Note 3 redmi. more than 3.6 million phones were sold, which allowed Xiaomi raise one billion dollars of revenue in the country for the first time.
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However, competition in the budget segment has intensified with Lenovo launches many models in the country last year. G4 Series Moto continues to sell in large quantities, and Z2 Plus recently received a discount, resulting in the cost of the phone dropped to ₹ 14999. For that amount you get a phone powered by the Snapdragon 820. Honor 6X – it has a dual camera configuration – is scheduled to make its debut in India next week, and the Samsung Galaxy J7 and Galaxy on NXT offer great value for its retail price.
To counter the threat, Xiaomi sells three versions redmi Note 4 in India: the base model has 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of memory and is sold at ₹ 9,999 ($ 145), then there is an option to 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB memory for ₹ 10,999 ($ 160), and the most interesting model is the one with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of memory, which is available for just ₹ 12,999 ($ 190)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 MIUI 7 5.5 inch 4G Phablet Helio X20 2.1GHz Deca Core 3GB RAM 64GB ROM 2.5D Arc Screen Fingerprint Scanner 13.0MP Rear Camera GPS
- 5.5-inch, 1920×1080 resolution, IPS LCD
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 625; 8x 2.0GHz Cortex-A53, Adreno 506
- 2GB RAM + 32GB storage / 3GB RAM + 32GB storage / 4GB RAM + 64GB storage
- microSD expansion (up to 128GB)
- Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE
- Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.1, IR, GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou
- 13 megapixels rear camera, BSI, f2.0 aperture, PDAF; 1080p30 video
- 8 megapixels front camera; 1080p30 video
- 4100mAh battery; 5V 2A charging
- Android 6.0.1 with MIUI 8
Like its predecessor, redmi Note 4 is currently running a Qualcomm chipset, unlike their Chinese counterparts. Nevertheless, there is a big difference; Redmen Note 4 uses the Snapdragon 625, known to those familiar with the product Qualcomm’s portfolio (principal and counting), are technically less powerful than the Snapdragon 650 in redmi Note 3.
Nevertheless, Xiaomi has made progress in other areas, with the improved design, screen, camera, and most importantly, battery life promised. But does that justify the drop in net performance and even be a factor? Let’s find out.