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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G goes official, ditches octa-core MediaTek chip for quad-core Snapdragon 400

By Lionell Go Macahilig & Sidney Wong - on 6 Aug 2014, 3:46pm

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G goes official, ditches octa-core MediaTek chip for quad-core Snapdragon 400

Image source: Xiaomi

Xiaomi just took the wraps off the 4G variant of the Redmi Note.

It replaces the MediaTek MT6592 octa-core 1.7GHz processor with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.6GHz proccesor. The Redmi Note 4G is also lighter at 189g. Other new features include the support for WLAN 802.11 ac, microSD expansion up to 64GB, MIUI V5 based on Android 4.4 KitKat.

Based on the specs sheet posted in the MIUI forum, the Redmi Note 4G supports FDD-LTE, China's 4G LTE standard. What's missing on the new model is dual-SIM support.

The Redmi Note 4G is priced at 999 yuan (approximately PhP 7,076) and is available for pre-order in China. It will go on sale in China next Tuesday, August 12. At press time, there is no word on its availability and pricing in the Philippines. 

Source: Xiaomi