Xiaomi is a brand which always shocks the world with its exceptional smartphones priced at exquisite rates. In the time of inflation, where every smartphone company is increasing their prices, Xiaomi again breaks the trend with its Xiaomi Redmi 4X smartphone. The Xiaomi Redmi 4X was launched in February 2017, and since then the device went on becoming attractive and famous.
The highlights of the Xiaomi Redmi 4X are its affordable price and some extraordinary features on an insufficient budget.
I know, you’re excited to explore more quality features of the Redmi 4X, so without wasting any time let’s get to know the Xiaomi Redmi 4X in its in-depth review, where we have also included the pros and cons of the smartphone.
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Stunning Design of the Xiaomi Redmi 4X:
The design of the Xiaomi Redmi 4X is same as the older Redmi smartphones. Both the front panel and the back panel are same; the front panel carries a 5-inch 720p display covered with a 2.5D arc glass. There are three touch buttons located below the screen. The buttons also have fingertip sensors embedded in them. On the right side of the device, you will find the volume rockers, and the power button is located on the middle left side, for the convenience of the user.
It sports a dual-SIM card slot (Nano-SIM + micro-SIM) which is present on the left side. It can be removed via a pin. On the top, you can find the 3.5mm audio jack, infrared port, and noise cancellation microphone holes. The body of the device is made up of metal and plastic. All in all the design of the Xiaomi Redmi 4X is typical, but it still looks stunning as always.
Ultra active MIUI8.2 Software-
Xiaomi is not going to compromise on its software quality, and the same goes for the Redmi 4X. The device runs on the ultra-powerful MIUI8.2 software system. There is a unique feature called Smart Assistant, which is one of the most attractive parts of Xiaomi’s new OS. The Xiaomi OS also has a robust data analysis, which helps in internal performances of the device.
The MIUI 8.2 also comes with a new Security Centre. It uses IFTTT to perform different tasks at a different time. At last, MIUI8.2 comes with updated notification bar design, sound effects like camera focus, screenshots, charging, lock screen, etc.
Power Packed Hardware Performance:
Talking about the fulfillment of the Xiaomi Redmi 4X, we can say it is quite satisfying for a user for daily use. Xiaomi has installed the Snapdragon 435 chipset in this device. The chip is the improved version of Xiaomi chip 430.
Other than that the Xiaomi Redmi 4X is also packed with a 2GB/ 3GB RAM and 16GB / 32GB ROM. But as the 2GB RAM sounds outdated, it’s strongly recommended to get your hands on the 3GB + 32GB version. The extended version is also offered by the company, but for that, you have to pay a little more. The device also scores decently on the AnTuTu benchmark test.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4X has cameras on both the sides for its users. The back camera offers 13.0 MP with the flashlight and AF. The front camera is 5 MP and gives an excellent result to selfie lovers.
The camera also includes the following features like; Face Beauty, Face Detection, Panorama Shot, etc. The camera also supports video recording and live to stream.
Fantastic Battery Back-up:
The Xiaomi Redmi 4X has a high battery of the 4100mAh capacity, which is perfect for the small screen smartphone. The battery wise performance of the device is excellent. That can be seen as an example. For example, when Wi-Fi is on, brightness is set at 50%, the volume is at 53%, and the phone is fully charged it will drop to 85% after 4 x 22 minutes of video playback. Thus it can provide up to 580 minutes of video playback that is equivalent to 9.5 hours. Apart from that device can run for 13 hours in normal conditions. It almost took 3 hours to charge the device fully.
Few more Monstrous Features:
- The Bluetooth Version found on the Redmi 4X is Version 4.2.
- It has the following Sensors: Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Infrared, Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Accelerometer, and Proximity Sensor.
- It also supports the following functions
- Network- 3G, 4G (LTE),
- Utilities- Alarm, Bluetooth, Browser, Calculator, Calendar, GPS, Gravity Sensing, Light Sensing, Fingerprint Recognition, Fingerprint Unlocking, People, Proximity Sensing, Wi-Fi.
Pros & Cons of Redmi 4X Smartphone
- Beautiful and stunning design.
- A Powerhouse of 4100mAh battery.
- 4G+ connectivity options.
- Extraordinary low price.
- 2 OS.
- Low performing memory.
- Average display quality with 5″ inch screen of 720p.