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The Redmày chú ý 3 was one of the best-selling phones of 2016 in India. Can the Redngươi chú ý 4 carry on the momentum for Xiaomi?

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The Redngươi Note 3 has a small indent below the speaker grille lớn prevent the sound from getting muffled when the phone is placed on a surface, but it doesn"t work in practice. With the Redmi lưu ý 4, that particular issue has been resolved.

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CategoryXiaomày Redngươi chú ý 4Xiaomày Redmi cảnh báo 3
Operating SystemMIUI 8 based on Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowMIUI 8 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Display5.5-inch 1080p (1920x1080) IPS LCD panel 401ppi px density5.5-inch 1080p (1920x1080) IPS LCD panel401ppi px density
SoCOcta-core Qualcomilimet SnapLong 625 Eight Cortex A53 cores at 2.0GHz 14nmHexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 Two Cortex A72 cores at 1.8GHz Four Cortex A53 cores at 1.4GHz 28nm
GPUAdreno 506Adreno 510
RAM2GB/3GB/4GB RAM2GB/3GB RAM
Storage32GB/64GB storage microSD slot up to 256GB16GB/32GB storage microSD slot up lớn 256GB
Rear camera13MP dual LED flash PDAF16MP dual LED flash PDAF
Front shooter5MP.. 1080p video clip recording5MPhường 1080p đoạn Clip recording
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Công nghệ Bluetooth 4.1 (A2DP), GPS,microUSB, 3.5milimet audio jackWi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, công nghệ Bluetooth không dây 4.1 (A2DP), GPS,microUSB, 3.5mm audio jack
Battery4100mAh battery4050mAh battery
FingerprintRear fingerprint sensorRear fingerprint sensor
Dimensions151 x 76 x 8.5mm150 x 76 x 8.7mm
Weight175g164g
ColorsSilver, Gold, BlackSilver, Gold, Dark Grey

The Redmày cảnh báo 3 is offered in two storage variants — a Model with 2GB of RAM và 16GB storage for ₹9,999, và a version with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage for ₹11,999. Meanwhile, the Redngươi chú ý 4 is sold in three configurations:

Both phones offer decent panels, with the Redmày lưu ý 4 outmatching its predecessor in terms of overall contrast. Sunlight legibility is also better on the Redngươi cảnh báo 4, & the phone does an admirable job of turning down brightness at night.

Xiaongươi Redngươi chú ý 4 review

Xiaomày offers the ability to lớn change color temperature & contrast levels for both phones, and you also get a blue-light filter mode & the ability to adjust phông size. The Redngươi cảnh báo 4 has an added trick in the form of double tap lớn wake, which is missing from its predecessor.

Benchmarks


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A lot has been written about the SoC of choice on the Redmi Note 4 và how it isn"t as powerful as the Snapdragon 650 on the Redmày chú ý 3. The issue stems from the fact that the Snapdragon 625 does not have the newer Cortex A72 cores, instead offering eight first-ren Cortex A53 cores.

The GPU is also a point of contention, with the Adreno 506 on the Redmi cảnh báo 4 said lớn be a downgrade from the Redmi Note 3"s Adreno 510. Synthetic benchmarks also show that the Redmày lưu ý 3 is faster both at GPU and CPU computing. That said, you won"t notice any difference in day-to-day usage between the Redmày lưu ý 3 and Redmày cảnh báo 4, with both phones offering similar performance in visually-demanding titles.

Camera


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One of the main areas of focus for Xiaomi with the Redngươi lưu ý 4 is the camera quality. The Redmày lưu ý 4 has a 13-megapixel camera sensor that"s sourced from Samsung and Sony, while the Redmày Note 3 offers a 16MPhường camera. Although the resolution is less, the camera sensor is of a higher quality on the Redmi Note 4, leading to much better images.

The Redmi chú ý 4 wins out over its predecessor in camera quality.

Both phones have sầu PDAF và dual-tone LED flash and are limited to 1080p đoạn Clip. On the front, both sport 5MPhường shooters.

Images from the Redngươi chú ý 3 are washed out and lachồng accurate colors, & in this regard, the Redmi lưu ý 4 fares much better. Focusing is also an issue on the Redngươi cảnh báo 3, as the autofocus tends to lớn take a while to dial in on a subject. The situation is even worse in low-light conditions, with images coming out lacking detail và full of noise.


Thankfully, Xiaomi"s efforts in this area have paid off, with the Redngươi Note 4 excelling in brightly lit conditions và low-light scenarios. Overall, the camera on the Redngươi cảnh báo 4 is a considerable nâng cấp from that of the Redmi Note 3, & the phone holds its own in the budget segment.

Software


Both the Redmày Note 4 & Redngươi cảnh báo 3 run a Marshmallow-based build of MIUI 8, which continues to lớn be highly customizable. While there are niggles on both phones, the feature-rich interface overshadows the few drawbacks.

You get a host of features including Dual Apps, Second Space, scrolling screenshot, built-in video editor, currency converter, and so much more. Xiaongươi has done a great job of rolling out monthly updates, with the Redmày chú ý 4 on the December patch và the Redmi Note 3 on the November update. The fast release cadence of MIUI updates allows the manufacturer to bundle security patches with maintenance fixes.

Both phones run MIUI 8, but the Redmày Note 4 will receive sầu Nougat first.

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There isn"t much to differentiate between either device when it comes to lớn the software, but that changes when we talk about the update situation. The Redmày lưu ý 4 is slated lớn pichồng up the Nougat update shortly, with Xiaomi offering a pĐánh Giá build for tải về. The Nougat update is based on MIUI 8, and as such there won"t be a lot of difference visually over what"s already available. That said, the update will include a retooled notification area with inline replies, multi-window mode, và mush more.

The Redngươi lưu ý 3 should also piông chồng up the update in the coming months, but as of now there"s no mention as to when it will be available for the device.

Battery life


Battery life on both phones is stellar on account of the large batteries và MIUI"s aggressive sầu memory management. You"ll easily get a day"s worth of battery on either handphối, & overall, the Redngươi cảnh báo 4 has a slight edge over its predecessor due khổng lồ the larger 4,100mAh battery (versus 4,050mAh) và the 14nm SoC.

It isn"t hard lớn get over 7 hours of screen-on-time on the Redngươi lưu ý 4, and if your usage involves a few hours of browsing & streaming videos, you"ll easily be able to lớn eke out two days" worth of usage from a full charge. The downside is that you don"t get any fast charging options. Both phones top out at 5V-2A, which is equivalent khổng lồ Quiông xã Charge 1.0 speeds. As such, it takes up to lớn 2 hours to fully charge either phone.

Which should you buy? Redngươi Note 4


The Redmày Note 4 comes out as the clear favorite over its predecessor, thanks lớn the vastly improved camera, premium kiến thiết, & increased battery life.

If you already have sầu a Redngươi Note 3, then it doesn"t make a lot of sense to lớn get the Redngươi lưu ý 4, unless camera chất lượng is your primary consideration. The Redmày cảnh báo 3 has aged very well và continues to be one of the best bargains in this segment a full year và a half after its unveiling.

If you"re looking to lớn buy a new phone for under ₹15,000, the Redmày Note 4 should be high on your danh sách. The variant with 4GB of RAM & 64GB storage costs ₹12,999, & you"ll have sầu enough left over to lớn piông chồng up a few accessories.

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