It’s Friday again, and, Xiaomi is putting its popular budget smartphones – the Redmi 4A, Redmi 4, and Redmi Note 4 – up for pre-orders on its website, Mi.com. Pre-orders are a guaranteed way for consumers to buy the smartphones without waiting in line during weekly sales. Speaking of weekly sales, separately, Flipkart is holding its sale for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 on Friday as well. The Mi.com pre-orders for the three budget Xiaomi smartphones begins at 12pm IST. The Redmi Note 4 sale on Flipkart also begins at 12pm IST.
To recall, Xiaomi Redmi 4A, Redmi 4, and Redmi Note 4 pre-orders on Mi.com are limited to one unit per customer. Notably, there is no cash on delivery option for payments, and customers will have to make the full payment online to be eligible for the pre-order benefits, which include guaranteed shipping within five days. The company notes that customers will be able to cancel their pre-orders before the smartphone is shipped to them.
Xiaomi Redmi 4A price, variants
The Redmi 4A was launched in India in March at Rs. 5,999, following its launch in China in November. Featuring a polycarbonate body, the Redmi 4A bears a hybrid dual-SIM card slot, and runs MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The smartphone features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 SoC coupled with the Adreno 308 GPU and 2GB of RAM.
It sports a 13-megapixel sensor with PDAF, a 5-lens system, an f/2.2 aperture, and is backed by a LED flash. There is a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 aperture on board as well. The Redmi 4A comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable via…