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Xiaomi unveils Redmi 4 along with Mi Router 3C



Xiaomi has launched Redmi 4, along with its Mi Router 3C.


Starting from Rs.6,999, Redmi 4 is a 5-inch smartphone with a metal body and a fingerprint sensor. It sports a beautiful symmetric design, with a 2.5D curved glass that makes the phone super elegant and extremely comfortable to hold. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa-core processor and an Adreno 505 GPU, Redmi 4 offers high- performance gaming and multitasking.


Redmi 4 is powered by a massive 4,100mAh (typ) battery that can power through up to two days of regular usage. With a 13MP rear camera, Redmi 4 captures amazing pictures. It comes with PDAF (phase detection autofocus) for faster focussing, and supports 1080P full HD video recording. A 5MP, f/2.0 aperture front-facing camera makes Redmi 4 ideal for selfies.


Redmi 4 comes in three variants – 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM, 3GB + 32GB, and 4GB + 64GB, and is expandable up to 128 GB with a microSD card. It sports 4G LTE and VoLTE out of the box, covering all India LTE bands.


Redmi 4 runs on Android 6.0.1 with MIUI 8 and will be upgraded to Android N very soon. It comes in gold and matte black metal colour variants.


Mi Router 3C is Xiaomi’s smart router in India. It is optimized for ease of use, speed and range and easily accessed by a smart Mi Wi-Fi app on your smartphone.


The router is equipped with four high-performance antennas each with a dedicated PCB circuit and has a 2-transmit, 2-receive antenna design. This improves both the Wi-Fi range and signal stability dramatically and ensures a stable, fast and secure connection even at long distances. Mi Router 3C has 64 MB of RAM and offers a wireless speed of 300 mbps. It can connect up to 64 devices, including 20 computing devices and 44 IoT devices.


The Mi Wi-Fi smart app makes setup and network management very simple. It also provides very easy access to real-time monitoring of bandwidth usage, QoS to prioritize bandwidth to devices and Wi-Fi boost. It also allows pre-configured guest sharing of the Wi-Fi password and parental controls.


Xiaomi Vice-President & India Managing Director Manu Jain said, “Redmi 3S was one of the most popular smartphones last year. We sold more than 4 million units of Redmi 3S during the life cycle of the product. Today, we are thrilled to announce Redmi 4, which is an upgrade to Redmi 3S. Each of our Redmi devices have redefined the affordable smartphone segment in India, and we believe Redmi 4 too will meet the expectations of Mi Fans users who want high-quality devices at an affordable price.


We are committed to launching several of our ecosystem products in India, and bringing technological innovations to everyone. With the fast-growing internet population in the country, we saw a big gap in the current router market. With amazing smart features, and a game-changing price, Mi Router 3C is set to disrupt the router market in India.”


Redmi 4 will be available on 23rd May, 2017 on and The 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM variant is priced at Rs.6,999 and 3GB + 32GB variant will be available for Rs.8,999. The 4GB + 64GB variant will be launched at Rs.10,999 by June end.


Bangalore consumers can also buy Redmi 4 from Xiaomi’s Mi Home in India situated at Phoenix Market City, Bangalore starting 20th May, 2017. They can also pre-book a device from between 16th and 19th May by paying a small token advance of Rs.1,000 and pick it up from Mi Home on 20th May.


Mi Router 3C will also make its debut in India on 20th May at Mi Home and will be available for purchase on on 23rd May, 2017 and on and starting 8th June, 2017 at Rs.1,199.