Thursday, 30 March, 2017

Xiaomi to unveil compact and affordable Mi TV on March 21

Sliding out selfie camera The Xiaomi Redmi 4A is the successor to the 1S, and it comes for just Rs 5999
Bessie Robbins | 19 March, 2017, 00:22

Literally a "cooler" successor of the Redmi Note line, the Redmi Note 4 not only boasts improved battery life (potentially up to two days under moderate use) but also better temprature control - thermal tests done by the company showed the phone doesn't overheat as quickly and noticeably when compared to the Redmi Note 3. In Northern region, the Chinese company Xiaomi has revealed that the Redmi Note 4 (Review) will be available in offline stores in Delhi, Jaipur, and Chandigarh. Reiterating its success, the device has gone ahead to become the fastest million in the history of Indian smartphone market, Xiaomi said in a statement.

As the Redmi Note 4 was only available for online purchase, those who do not have the online delivery option face another hurdle on top of everything else. There is no fingerprint scanner on the Redmi 4A.

Similarly, Xiaomi India managing director Manu Kumar Jain tweeted on Friday, as saying, "20 March: In addition to a new Redmi, we'll also announce a major milestone in @XiaomiIndia's India journey".

It is priced at 499 Yuan (around Rs 4,900).

Launched past year in China back in November, the Redmi 4A was released along with the Redmi 4 and Redmi 4 Prime. In fact, the new Mi TV is also listed for pre-order on the MI China website with a discount of 100 yuan over the final price tag. It features a 5.5-inch Full HD display and is powered by the Snapdragon 625 chipset. The device boasts a 13MP primary shooter and a 5MP selfie snapper. On the other hand, the Redmi 4A comes with a 5 inch HD display, 1.4 GHz quad core Snapdragon 425 processor, 2 GB RAM, 13 MP rear camera, 5 MP front facing camera, 16 GB internal storage, and a 3,120 mAh battery.

Alexa is invading the iPhone - but not in the way you'd hope
Inside of the Amazon App for iOS , there will be a microphone icon near the top of the screen that you can press to call up Alexa. Whilst that is an inconvenience for Alexa devotees, it's still a big triumph for Amazon to get Alexa onto a whole new platform .

In case of the upcoming Redmi 4A series, that USP seems to be missing from the specifications.

Xiaomi has introduced the pre-order scheme for its Mi Fans extending its innovation to everyone.

Additionally, the 2GB RAM with 32GB memory version of the Redmi 4A is now available for sale at similar locations.

The smartphone is expected to be a budget oriented smartphone following the same vale for money proposition for which Xiaomi has always been known for in India.

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