Xiaomi packs a massive battery and deca-core processor into a $135 phone

by admin August 27, 2016 at 6:01 am

Xiaomi’s numbers have been slipping some of late in its native China, but the company’s still announcing handsets at a healthy clip. A month after debuting the Redmi Pro, a high-end take on its budget line, the company is eyeing a rock bottom price point with its latest offering.

With a starting price of 899 yuan ($135), the Redmi Note 4 still manages to offer some key upgrades over its popular predecessor. Along with a new snazzed up new unibody design, the 5.5-inch handset features a deca-core Helios X20 processor from MediaTek and an impressively large 4100mAh battery, a bump from the Note 3’s already healthy 4000mAh.

The phone runs the MIUI 8, the latest version of Xiaomi’s custom Android-based operating system and ships with either 16GB or 64GB of storage, which is expandable up to 128GB, thanks to a microSD slot. On the back is a fingerprint sensor and a 13-megapixel camera (downgraded from 16, interestingly enough).

It’s on-sale in China starting tomorrow. More markets will be getting the budget handset soon, and hey, maybe we’ll even see it in the U.S. some day. Perhaps.

Source link

more news from the blog

Add Comment