The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has been launched to replace the Redmi Note 3 that was in January this year. Here is a comparison of specifications, features and price between the two smartphones.
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 measures 151 x 76 x 8.4 mm and it weighs 175 grams. The Redmi Note 3 measures 150 x 76 x 8.7 mm and it weighs 164 grams. Both the smartphones are available in color choices of silver, gray and gold. Both the smartphones feature 5.5-inch IPS LCD display that carry support for full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Chipset, RAM and Storage
The Redmi Note 4 is powered by MediaTek MT6797 chipset (aka Helio X20) that features a deca-core processor that clocks at 2.1 GHz along with Mali-T880 MP4 graphics. Its 16 GB model features 2 GB of RAM whereas its 64 GB model is packed with 3 GB of RAM.
The Redmi Note 3 is fueled by Snapdragon 650 chipset that features a hexa-core processor along with Adreno 510 graphics. The Note 3 with 16 GB storage comes with 2 GB of RAM and its 32 GB model has 3 GB of RAM. Both the smartphones include hybrid SIM slot that allows users to use a SIM card or a microSD card of up to 256 GB on its second SIM slot.
Camera, Software and Other Features
The Redmi Note 4 has a 16-megapixel rear shooter whereas the Redmi Note 3 has a 13-megapxiel rear camera. Both the phones have features like phase detection autofocus and dual-LED flash for the rear camera.? The front-facing cameras on both phones are of 5-megapixel.
The Redmi Note 4 comes preinstalled with Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS along with MIUI 8.0 whereas the Redmi Note 3 is running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with MIUI 7.0. Both the smartphones feature common features like fingerprint sensor and USB OTG.
Battery and Price
The Redmi Note 4 has a 4,100 mAh capacity battery whereas the Note 3 is packed with 4,000 mAh battery. Both the batteries support fast charging.
The 16 GB and 32 GB models of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 are selling for $155 and $197, respectively on Gear Best. By using GBXRN3 coupon code, the 32 GB variant can be availed for $189 with free shipping service. The Chinese retailer is selling the Helio X10 variant of Redmi Note 3.
The 16 GB Redmi Note 4 is priced at RMB 899 (around $135). Its 64 GB variant carries a pricing of RMB 1199 (around $180). There is no confirmation on when the Redmi Note 4 will be available outside regions like China and India. However, customers across the world will be able to purchase it through Chinese retailers.