$135 Redmi Note 4 Helio X20 Deca-core Smartphone Includes a 4,100 mAh Battery

A few months ago I wrote about sub $200 ARM Cortex A72 Android smartphones, but Xiaomi is now further lowering the price point with their Redmi Note 4 powered by Mediatek Helio X20 processor with 16GB storage, a 5.5″ display, a 13MP camera, and a large 4,100 mAh battery selling for just 899  RMB (~$135).

Redmi Note 4 Specifications:

  • SoC – Mediatek Helio X20 (MT6797) deca-core processor with 2x Cortex A72 cores @ 2.1 GHz, 4x Cortex A53 cores @ 2.0 GHz, and 4x Cortex A53 cores @ 1.4 GHz and ARM Mali-T880MP4 GPU @ 700 Mhz
  • System Memory – 2 or 3 GB RAM
  • Storage – 16 GB or 64 GB storage + micro SD slot up to 128 GB (shared with dual SIM slot)
  • Display – 5.5″ capacitive touchscreen, 1920×1080 resolution; 2.5D curved glass
  • Cellular Connectivity – 4G+ / 4G / 3G / 2G ; dual SIM slot for Nano and micro SIM cards
  • Connectivity – 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/A-GPS
  • Camera – 13MP rear camera with phase-detection autofocus, 5MP front camera
  • USB – 1x micro USB OTG port
  • Audio – Speaker, microphone, and 3.5mm audio jack
  • Sensors – Accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, hall sensor, fingerprint sensor
  • Battery – 4,100 mAh battery
  • Dimensions – 151 x 76 x 8.35 mm
  • Weight – 175 grams

The phone will run Android (MIUI 8.0), and ship with a charger and USB data cable, a pin, warranty cards, and a quick start guide. For some reasons, the CPU and GPU frequencies are lower than the one advertised on other model, but I don’t know if it is because of honesty, or a desire to reduce power consumption.

As you’ve must have noticed from the specifications there’s also a 3GB/64GB model, and it’s selling for 1199 RMB (~$180). The phone is only available in China for now, but it will soon sell online worldwide like the other models. More details can be found on Redmi Note 4 page (in Chinese).

Via Liliputing and MIUI forums.

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5 Replies to “$135 Redmi Note 4 Helio X20 Deca-core Smartphone Includes a 4,100 mAh Battery”

  1. @Mario CMW is no more is either cyan recovery or twrp2.
    And what you need one on a closed source phone?

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