Xiaomi Redmi 4A – the best midrange Android smartphone on the market?

Is the Xiaomi Redmi 4A the best midrange Android smartphone on the market today? Lets find out in the following consumer overview 

Xiaomi Redmi 4A smartphone


The latest model of Xiaomi –  Redmi 4A smartphone was launched in November 2016. The phone features a 5.00-inch touchscreen display and is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor.

The Redmi 4A comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256 GB via a microSD card (using the slot for the second SIM card). Xiaomi Redmi 4A packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.


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The Redmi 4A runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3120mAh non-removable battery. The measurements are 139.50 x 70.40 x 8.50 and it weighs 131.50 g
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Micro-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.


BODY Dimensions 139.5 x 70.4 x 8.5 mm (5.49 x 2.77 x 0.33 in)
Weight 131.5 g (4.66oz)
SIM Dual SIM
DISPLAY
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches (~70.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (~294ppipixel density)
Multitouch Yes
PLATFORM
OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno308
MEMORY
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
CAMERA
Primary 13 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 5 MP, f/2.2
SOUND
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
COMMS
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
USB microUSBv2.0
FEATURES Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY
Non-removable Li-Ion 3120mAhbattery


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