Review of Xiaomi Redmi 4A



Newly launched Xiaomi Redmi 4A has grab the attention of tech savvy. I am sure it will grab your attention too.

First thing you would like to know about Redmi 4A is it’s price, Rs.5999. Yes, it is an entry level smart phone from Xiaomi with a lot good features. Categorizing it ” Smart phones under 6000″ , one can easily compare features of Xiaomi Redmi and other basic level phone.

Here is a quick snippet of features.

Company : Xiaomi

Model: Redmi 4A

Operating system : Android OS, V6.0 (Marshmallow)

Processor : 1.4 GHz, Quad Core Processor

Display : 5 inches, 1280 x 720 pixels

Camera : 13 MP Rear, 5 MP Front Camera

Battery : 3120 mAh Capacity, Li-Ion, Non Removable


Storage: 16 GB Storage, Expandable Up To 128 GB.

Pros :

#1. Camera : No other basic level phone of this category has such a quality camera rear camera of 13 MP is astonishing feature. Selfie lovers will love 5 MP front camera.

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#2. Processor  : you will experience fast and smooth operation with 1.4 GHz quad processor.

#3. Display : phone looks good with wide screen of 5 inches. This phone is slimmer

8.5 mm and Lighter 131.5 gm

Ordinary features: you may like to know

#1 stand by time : Decent battery with 168 hrs Stand by Time.

#2. Connectivity:

Wi-Fi : Yes

GPS : Yes

Bluetooth : Yes, v 4.10


No.of Sims : 2

3G : supports

4G LTE : supports

This smart phone supports both 3G and 4G and reliance jio.

Con’s :

#1. Non removable battery : Phone is provided with non removable Lithium ion battery.

#2. Hybrid Sim card slot :

Sim 1 : micro Sim , GSM

Sim 2 : nano Sim , GSM

If you want to expand your memory by SD card ,  then you will not be able to insert another Sim.

#3. No fingerprint sensor : now a days most of us want finger Print sensor. The major grievance any smartphone user might have with this one is that there is no fingerprint scanner on it. However, given the price tag of the handset, we should not really expect it to come with everything on God’s green earth.

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Some other features

Camera Features : Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama

Weight (g) 131.50

Battery capacity (mAh) 3120

Removable battery No

Colours Golden, Rose Gold, Dark Grey

SAR value NA


Type : IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Screen size (inches) 5.00

Touchscreen  : Yes

Resolution 720×1280 pixels

Pixels per inch (PPI) 296


Compass/ Magnetometer No

Proximity sensor Yes

Accelerometer Yes

Ambient light sensor Yes

Gyroscope Yes

Barometer No

Temperature sensor :  yes

GPS :  Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

Infrared port Yes

Radio FM radio

Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

Browser HTML5

Java No

Xvid/MP4/H.265 player

MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player

Photo/video editor

Document viewer

Final verdict

It is the best phone in affordable range. One cannot get such a features in the same range. If you are looking for a budget phone , then this is the best choice. However, the phone has been recently released and its full performance cannot be judged . some issues like touch issues and heating of phone and slow charging problems may occur.

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Overall this phone is better option for those who want to buy entry level smart phone.