After much speculation, Xiaomi is moving ahead with its launch in Pakistan. The company arranged an event to announce the launch of Mi Max, Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4A today. We are live at the event and you can check out the video below.
The phones are expected to be available on local online stores starting today.
Founded in 2010, Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun, and other co-founders started the company based on the vision “innovation for everyone”. It first launched its Android-based interface MIUI in 2010, and its very first smartphone, the Mi 1, the following year. Renowned for its ‘high-end phones for everyone’ philosophy, Xiaomi is planning to expand its motto to Pakistan.
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Mi Max and Mi Band 2 will go on sale later today whereas the budget friendly Redmi 4A will go live on February 25. The main attraction, Redmi Note 4, will be up for sale on March 5.
While logistics and deliveries will be handled by online stores, Smart Link Technologies will manage the device warranties.
Zong has also announced partnership with Xiaomi and it will be offering free 4G data bundles with Xiaomi smartphones. Buyers will get 6 GB data for 6 months. Daraz will be offering Xiaomi products.
Live Video of the Xiaomi Event
The complete video of the event and product details alongside a brief hands-on with the Redmi 4A, Redmi Note 4, Mi Max and the bezelless Mi Mix (skip to the end for the hands-on part).
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Redmi Note 4 provides flagship-class performance, featuring the octa-core Snapdragon 625 chip, a full-HD display and a massive battery that can last days. More details on the Redmi Note 4 are available here.
The phone is estimated to come with a price tag of around Rs. 20,900 and come with 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage combo. Higher and lower end versions with varying RAM and storage will be revealed later.
It will go on sale on March 5th.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Specifications:
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
- GPU: Adreno 506
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MIUI 8
- Supported Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, dual-SIM
- Design: Metal Unibody Frame
- 2.5D Glass screen
- Rear Fingerprint scanner
- Chamfered edges
- 5.5” IPS display with 1080p (1920 x 1080) resolution (401 PPI)
- RAM: 2/3/4 GB
- Internal: 16/32/64 GB
- Card slot: Yes up to 128GB storage (uses second SIM slot)
- Primary: 13MP f/2.0 with Phase Detection Auto Focus and dual tone LED flash/1080p 30fps
- Secondary: 5MP, allows 85 degree wide angle shots
- Connectivity: GPS with GLONASS, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, VoLTE, Wi-Fi
- Colors: Dark Silver, Gold, Black
- Battery: 4100 mAh non removable
- Price: Staring at Rs. 20,900 (3GB/32GB)
Xiaomi Redmi 4A
Redmi 4A is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, and comes with two SIM slots and 4G support. Even though Redmi 4A has a 5-inch screen, it comes with a large 3120mAh battery. More details on the Xiaomi Redmi 4A are available here.
Xiaomi Redmi 4A is going to cost Rs. 13,900 and will be available on February 25th..
Xiaomi Redmi 4A Specifications:
- Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
- GPU: Adreno 308
- OS: Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
- Supported Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G, GPRS, EDGE
- Display: 5.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution
- RAM: 2 GB
- Internal: 16 GB
- Card slot: MicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
- Primary: 13 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash
- Secondary: 5 MP, f/2.2
- Connectivity: WLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, Infrared Port, Radio, USB microUSB v2.0
- Colours: Gold, Rose Gold
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3120 mAh battery
- Price: Rs. 13,900
Xiaomi Mi Max
Mi Max comes with a 6.44-inch supersized screen that makes it perfect for watching movies and media consumption. It also has a humongous 4850mAh battery. It also comes with Snapdragon 650 and 652 (depending on the model). With MIUI 8, you can expect the high powered phone to last days as well. More details on Mi Max are available here.
Mi Max is going to up for sale later today and will come with a price tag of Rs. 24,000 for the base model with SD 650, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.
Xiaomi Mi Max Specifications:
- CPU: 1.8 Ghz dual-core Cortex-A72 plus 1.2 Ghz quad-core Cortex-A53
- GPU: Adreno 510
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 650/652
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 8
- Supported Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G; dual-SIM
- Display: 6.44” with 1080p (1920 x 1080) resolution
- RAM: 3/4 GB
- Internal: 32/64/128GB
- Card slot: yes
- Primary: 16 MP with dual-LED Flash and phase-detection autofocus
- Secondary: 5 MP, 85-degree wide-angle
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi ac, LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB, GPS/GLONASS
- Fingerprint scanner
- Battery: 4,850 mAh
- Price: Rs. 24,000