Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X: Smart, Sensible and Fits The Budget

In the last few years, the smartphone market has seen some new market players out of which who were just a company selling smartphone has vanished but those who researched the market and requirement of the buyers have survived and expanded their business also. One of such company is Xiaomi- a leading Chinese giant in the smartphone manufacturing and sales. The company, in a past few years, has launched a number of devices with some magnificent features that one can hardly get in a budget phone. Due to this marketing as well as manufacturing wonder only the company as today got a huge client base which supports its all new models. It is going to launch one new model again which is named as Redmi Note 4x. Those who have already used previous models of the company are already waiting for the launching of this device.

If an affordable smartphone with a good brand name is what one is looking for, the XiaomiRedmi Note 4X is about to be the perfect answer to that. This Xiaomi smartphone is expected to be launched in June 2017. It will be launched with Android v6.0 operating system which is otherwise also known as Marshmallow. The custom UI is MIUI 8, and the supported networks will be 4G, 3G, and 2G Indian bands. It is a dual SIM phone which supports Nano (Hybrid) and Micro SIM sizes and GSM connectivity. The security is doubly ensured with a fingerprint sensor. However, the phone lacks a quick charging feature. Hence as far as data and device are concerned, it is completely safe with this device.

Design and Display

With a 151-mm height and 76 mm width the design of the phone will be sleek as well as stylish. The thickness too can be categorized as very good with at 8.4 mm. But the weight tends to fall on the poor side with 175 grams. Those who complain about the lack of colours in a smartphone will now be satisfied as this one has 5 colour variants one can choose from. The available colours include Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver, Matte Black, Hatsune Green and Cherry Pink. Hence those who love to have a variety of colour in models, just grab one which suits your requirement of colour.

The XiaomiRedmi Note 4X is brandished with a vivid 5.5-inch IPS LCD which has a resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels. This results from a pixel density of 401 ppi. This pixel density is considered to be the best in class. It has a capacitive touch screen which responds well to multi-touch. The screen to body ratio of this handset is 72.5%.  Hence overall it is an easy to use a device which one can easily operate with single hand also.

Performance and Storage

At its heart, this Xiaomi smartphone holds a quad-core Cortex A53 and dual-core Cortex A72 processors. All of these have a clocking speed of 1.85GHz, 1.4GHz and 2.3GHz respectively. A high-end gaming and multitasking experience are enabled by a chipset of MediaTek MT6797 and a 3GB/4GB RAM. The graphics arewell taken care of by a GPU of Mali-T880 MP4. Hence, performance wise for an ordinary user, it can be far better than many branded devices also.

A good storage option is provided in thisXiaomi smartphone with a huge 32GB/64GB internal space. If this falls, less one can further expand it by inserting a microSD card of up to 128 GB. Such storage capacity is provided in only a few smartphones, and hence this feature makes the XiaomiRedmi Note 4X an excellent choice with the best in a class storage facility. It can accommodate a number of videos, songs, and images as well as other files that can help the user to have optimum utilization of the device.

Camera and Battery

The XiaomiRedmi Note 4X comes bundled with a 13MP primary camera. This comes with autofocus, dual-colour LED flash, ISO control, and high dynamic range mode. The features enable us to capture high-quality photographs of 4,128 x 3,096 pixels. It even enables recording of high-definition videos of 1,920 x 1,080 at 30 frames per second.

A 5mp front camera is a great option for clicking selfies and making video calls too. The front camera has a CMOS sensor and 2.0 F aperture but does not have a flash feature. Hence, camerawise, it is a much helpful device that can help different types of users all the time irrespective of the need if they want a selfie or some video clips.

The XiaomiRedmi Note 4X pulls all its power from a 4,100mAh Li-polymer battery. Though the battery is not user replaceable, it provides good battery backup which can last for a long duration under normal usage. Hence for those who are scared with dry battery and due to it out of connectivity, just check this device.

Network and Connectivity

This power packed smartphone supports 4G, 3G and 2G networks of Indian bands. A micro-SIM can be used smoothly with the SIM 1 slot whereas the SIM 2 slot enables the usage of a Nano Hybrid SIM. Under both slots GPRS, as well as EDGE, is available.

For connectivity, the device comes witha dual 4G SIM slot, voice over LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, mobile hotspot, A-GPS, v4.0 Bluetooth and a microUSB 2.0 slot.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X price in India is estimated to be Rs.9750. At such a low price and laden with best in class features in all its departments, this device is sure to be a success. The launch of this phone is awaited by industry experts and users alike as it is after a long time that a phone with state of the art features will be launched in the low budget. Another feature that is making this phone stand apart is the fact that it has so many colour variants a user can choose from.