Good news for Xiaomi fans and everybody that appreciates low-cost China mobiles with premium feature supports. The company’s newest member of the Redmi Note line of affordable handheld devices might become available sooner than you were expecting. Reportedly, Xiaomi will be holding a special event called “National full metal age” event where is expected to introduce the new Redmi Note 4 smartphone, which surprisingly will come with a price drop. The pricing for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is reported to begin at just 899 Yuan (approximately $135).
The same reports suggest that the Redmi Note 4 will come featuring a 5.5-inch FHD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and sport a 13MP main camera on the rear, and an 8MP selfie snapper on the front. Xiaomi’s new Redmi Note is expected to run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 having 2GB and 3GB of RAM models with 16GB and 32GB storage respectively, and Android 6 upgrade.
Based on the event’s name which Xiaomi will hold on August 25th, we can fearlessly tell that the Redmi Note 4 will sport a metal body design. What makes this report suspicious is the price tag on the Note 4, as Xiaomi is selling the Redmi Note 3 for $145 (India).
Xiaomi will be releasing the Redmi Note 4 just a few weeks after the successful debut of the Redmi Pro. As for this year, Xiaomi is expected to launch and one more phone after debuting the Redmi Note 4, and that phone is the Mi Note 2.
Update: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is now official, it runs on the MediaTek Helio X10 10-core SoC, sports a 4,100 mAh battery, 13MP camera, and costs $135.