Xiaomi at an occasion on Monday unveiled its latest budget phone, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A, which is flaunted as an overhaul of the common Redmi 1 series. Away from the new design and jerked up specs, the firm at the Redmi 4A unveil event publicized that its smartphones in India will soon acquire a new smart SMS tool, explicitly for IRCTC bookings, simply with an update to Xiaomi’s MIUI custom Android ROM.
The firm stated that IRCTC messages are pretty popular in the state. Usually, the validation message is in the formula of a normal text message which remarks the PNR, time of departure, destination and train number. The new model of MIUI will in its place show the message in a well-ordered ticket-like setup. The remodeled IRCTC message aspect will not instantly be obtainable, but the firm promises that it will be available soon to MIUI. Other Xiaomi phones on MIUI 8 and above are also expected get the new SMS tool.
Apart from unveiling of the Xiaomi Redmi 4A, the firm reaffirmed its dedication to ‘Make in India’ by declaring a second manufacturing facility in partnering with Foxconn at Sri City, in Andhra Pradesh. As soon as the new plant unwraps, Xiaomi states that with the joint capacity it objects to make one phone per second in the course of operational hours, and that more that 95% of its phones sold in India will be made locally.
Furthermore, Xiaomi also took time to show that the firm presently hold the topmost spot in online selling, with 1 in every 3 handsets sold online being a Xiaomi Mi phone. The firm is also the second biggest brand in India with a general 10.2% market share and has plans to lead.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A has been unveiled in India at a cost of Rs. 5,999 and powers 4G VoLTE networks. The phone features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) screen, and is run by a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 SoC chipset paired with the Adreno 308 GPU as well as a 2GB of RAM. It also sports a polycarbonate figure with hybrid dual-SIM card space, and operates on MIUI 8 centered on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
The smartphone features a 5-lens system, 13-megapixel sensor with PDAF, an f/2.2 aperture, and is finished with a LED flash, whereas the front camera gets a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. The Redmi 4A delivers with 16GB of internal storage that can be increased by microSD card, up to 128GB.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A comes in Gold and Dark Grey color variants will be obtainable on Mi.com and Amazon India from 12pm IST, Thursday 23rd March. Meanwhile, the latest Rose Gold color option will go on sale from April 6 solely on Mi.com.