Xiaomi has launched many flagships phones this year.Smartphones like Mi Mix and Mi Note 2 are in huge demand.And Now Redmi 3 successor has launched with its three variants Redmi 4,Redmi 4A & Redmi 4 prime.
But I think Redmi 4 prime is nothing,It is the phone which was in high demand due to its nice specs in budget Redmi 3s prime.Yes Due to its specs and looks we can say Redmi 4 prime is similar as Redmi 3s prime.Let’s see How?
In terms of front looks,both are absolutely same with curved edges,5.0 inches of IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display.Screen to body Ratio is good in Redmi 3s prime which is ~71.1% while in Redmi 4 prime,It is ~69.4%.
From Side view, Redmi 4 prime is better in looks than Redmi 3s prime.
They are not same in terms of Rearview,Redmi 4 prime looks a little bit like Redmi Note 3 and Redmi Note 4 ,camera at the center & fingerprint scanner below of Camera.
Redmi 4 prime comes with dimensions 141.3 x 69.6 x 8.9 mm and weight 156g while Redmi 3s prime has dimensions 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5 mm and weight 144 g.
Redmi 4 prime awesome processor.
Redmi 3s prime has Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Snapdragon 430 processor with Adreno 505 while Redmi 4 prime come with Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506.Now you are thinking that Why I said it awesome? The answer is that Asus and Motorola are charging around Rs 20,000 ($ 299).I am not saying that it is a very high-end processor but yes it is a good processor and it is a good thing that you are getting a good processor at a low price.
Both have same Camera
Both has 13MP+5MP camera with some amazing features like phase detection autofocus,Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama.Video recording at 1080@30fps.
The only change is in Rear Camera aperture and LED flash.Redmi 3s prime has f/2.0 aperture while Redmi 4 prime has f/2.2 aperture.Redmi 4 prime has dual-LED (dual tone) flash.
Some photos captured by Redmi 4 prime
Memory and Sensors are also same
Both have 32 GB internal memory with 3GB of RAM and microSD card is supportable up to 256 GB which uses SIM 2 slot.
And both have following sensors:
Battery and Price
Both have Non-removable Li-Ion 4100 mAh battery.
Both has the almost same price.Redmi 3s prime comes with a price of Rs 9,000 ($134)while Redmi 4 prime has price Rs 8,800($131)
So Really is it a copy or not?
I can say Redmi 4 prime is almost same as Redmi 3s prime.But Redmi 4 prime is better than Redmi 3s prime because it is a nice package of Specs in low budget and the main highlight is Snapdragon 625 processor.
The main cons of Xiaomi products are limited stocks and availability. You should read How Mi Mix is better than iPhone 7?