Xiaomi redmi note prime specs and review with pros and cons

Xiaomi launched the redmi note prime in Indian market. It is an upgraded version of the redmi note 4G. The new xiaomi redmi note prime supports a 5.5 inch HD display along with 2GB ram and quad-core snapdragon 410. The redmi note prime is a totally different smartphone as compared to the redmi note 2, redmi note 2 prime or the newly launched redmi note 3 with fingerprint sensor, all these three devices are not yet officially launched by Xiaomi in India. The redmi note prime is priced at 8499 INR. At this price point the xiaomi redmi note prime will be competing with smartphones like the Lenovo K3 note, YU yureka plus, Lenovo vibe p1m and with coolpad note 3. So is the new xiaomi note prime is a better option over the existing smartphones?


Xiaomi redmi note prime specs

Xiaomi redmi note primespecifications
AndroidMIUI 7.0 on top Android v5.1 Lollipop.
Form factor154 x 78.7 x 9.4 mm.185 g.
Screen5.5 inches HD IPS multi-touch display @ 267ppi.
ProcessorQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 Snapdragon 410.GPU Adreno 306.
Ram2 GB DDR3.
Camera13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Zero shutter lag, face recognition, high dynamic range (HDR), real-time filters, Video 1080p@30fps.5 MP, 720p front facing.
Storage16 GB internal expandable upto 32GB.
BatteryLi-Po 3100 mAh battery.
Connectivitydual sim, 4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
OthersAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, e compass.
Price8499 INR.

Pros of xiaomi redmi note prime

  • Good processor snapdragon 410.
  • 2 GB ram For smooth multitasking.
  • 13 MP rear camera.
  • 5 MP front camera.
  • Good battery backup.
  • All essential connectivity features including 4G LTE.
  • Dual sim and micro SD card support.
  • All essential sensors including compass and gyroscope.
  • 5.5 inch HD IPS screen.

Cons of xiaomi redmi note prime

  • We would like to see a Full HD display but the 720p display gets the job done with good viewing angles and colours and it also saves some battery as compared to a full HD display.
  • No NFC and infrared port.
  • Not water-resistant.
  • 185 g weight and 5.5 inch display makes this smartphone bulky for some users.

Final verdict, is it worth 8499 INR?

Although we are eagerly waiting for Xiaomi to launch Mi4c, redmi note 2 and the redmi note 3 in India, but it’s good to see redmi note prime. The Xiaomi redmi note prime is an upgraded version on Xiaomi redmi note 4G. There are a lot of similarities between them like same build, camera, ram, battery and price. The only main difference is upgraded processor from snapdragon 400 to snapdragon 410 which is an entry-level processor with capable performance and paired with Adreno 306 and 2GB ram it can handle heavy multi tasking and you will be able to play all the latest games on medium to low setting. The camera performance is good enough for the price. It do support 4G LTE, USB OTG, dual sim functionality and good battery life. Overall if you are looking for a phablet at around 8000 INR then the Xiaomi redmi note prime is good option for you

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