RedMi devices offer the UK consumer the option not to opt for high-end smartphones. The 'trend of reducing costs' but not faulting on high end technology is becoming an ever increasing tendency for the savvy UK byer. The increasing competition among device makers makes it much easier giving us an overabundance of choices at various levels.
A year on, the RedMi Note 4G is still ahead of its game in terms its platform, design and features. Xiaomi RedMi Note is a fantastic device for the price, setting a new bar for the sort of features and performance one can expect in its market category.
Let's take a closer look at the RedMi Note 4G and see how well it compares to other budget devices in the 2015 market.
- Display : 5.50-inch
- Processor : 1.6GHz
- Front Camera : 5-megapixel
- Resolution : 720x1280 pixels
- RAM : 2GB
- OS : Android 4.4
- Storage : 16GB
- Rear Camera : 13-megapixel
- Battery capacity : 3100mAh
- Processor : 1.6GHz quad-core
- Supports 3G & 4G/LTE
Design & Build Quality
In terms of build aspects, the RedMi is a well sized phablet, with a great display, measuring 9.45mm in width at its most chunky areas. Weighing in at 185g which is not bad considering its size, the devices uses rounded edges, which help the user get a better, more comfortable grip on the device. Almost all phablets, or devices with around 5.5-inch screen, require the use of two hands.
The build quality is appropriately above average. Glossy white plastic, Gorilla Glass, metal buttons all in all a well manufactured device with build quality only often seen in the more expensive brand ranges. The headset socket is on top and the micro-USB port is on the bottom.
Under The Bonnet
The RedMi Note 4G comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.6 GHz quad-core processor ideal for multitasking on a daily basis. Xiaomi has placed a 2 GB RAM module which proves no problem running apps and games. Battery life, one can expect 11 hours use or there about’s. The rear panel is a bit difficult to remove, once off only a single regular-sized SIM card slot is available. MicroSD capacity support 64GB, and a Wi-Fi 802.11ac support.
The operating system is Android 4.4 which comes with a Mi user interface, Customisable themes, Wifii and a Bluetooth module, proximity sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor and a gyroscope are all part of the package.
Display Camera & Storage
Offering a great sized touchscreen of 5.50 inches that is a capacitive touch-type screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. 13-megapixel rear camera with flash and a front 5-megapixel camera. Rear camera and front camera are excellent for video chats and selfies.
Take all of this into account the handset is a 3rd of the price of a Galaxy Note 4 - it really is excellent value for money, a seriously good buy, you will be pleasantly surprised.
By now it should be obvious why you should be investing in a RedMI smartphone. They look and function better than many of the big name brands, and they’re a fraction of the price. At One Tech Gadgets we pride ourselves in offering RedMi smartphones at even more affordable prices, along with fast delivery and expert customer services. Plus, if you’re not sure on your new Redmi smartphone we even offer a money back guarantee. What’s not to love?