REVIEW - Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X | It really costs that poco?


Xiaomi it is certainly not new from presenting many devices in close proximity to each other. This is also the case with the Redmi Notes 4X, that inherits much from the recent Redmi 4 but that brings the size of the display to well 5,5 inches.

This device, after a few days of testing, has earned the highest step of the podium: it's mine new smartphone favourite hotel. It is hard to consider it simply as a planet di gamma, since it boasts one construction and features da upper band.

Let's find out together!


Xiaomi Redmi Notes 4X, the Review of

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X - Unboxing


Il content area of package è minimal as with all Xiaomi smartphones. Inside the white hardcover with the inscription 4X, we find:

  • Redmi Notes 4X;
  • battery charger 5V-2A;
  • cable USB / Micro-USB;
  • manuals.

Xiaomi Redmi Notes 4X - Design and construction quality

What transpires immediately once picked up the device is the fact that it is sweetie e curate and that he really has inherited much from his younger brother Redmi 4 Pro. The feeling of having a hand is still there ingot; it's solid and, I have to admit, too poco slippery. THE'handle is easy certainly from the particular curvature towards the outer edge in the part back and one-handed use is possible thanks to the relative gesture.

From the front we have a display from 5,5 inch IPS Full HD, inserted below a glass protective with curvature 2,5D. Above to this there are the classic proximity and brightness sensors, the camera da 5 mega-pixels and headset capsule. Below, though poco illuminated, 3 are placed soft touch keys classics.

Sul right edge is present power button and volume balance while on the left il trolley for the two micro SIM or a single SIM and the micro SD per expand la the memory available. Below we find a door micro-USB placed in the center between the system speaker and the main microphone. Above admission is observable mini-jack audio from 3,5 mm, la port ad infrared and microphone is preferably used for abolition of environmental noises.

The back is composed of a shell in aluminum, interrupted only by bands in plastic at the antennas, which houses the camera da 13 mega-pixelsdouble LED flash and lightning reader fingerprints.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X - Display

Il of this Notes 4X is me piaciuto lot. It is, as anticipated, a unit da 5,5 inches Full HD IPS and with a density di pixel equal to PPI 401. THE colors are bright e faithfully reproduced and brightness è sufficient even under direct sunlight. The corners di view they are classic IPS, and they tend to tack from not particularly pronounced angles.


The only sore point is theoleofobicità of the protective glass and, perhaps, the touch slightly poco sensitive, but nothing particularly problematic.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X - Hardware and Performance

How it was also for Redmi 4 Pro, this also 4X uses one of the latest home processors Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 625. It is a octa-core a 64 bit with maximum clock a 2 GHz e production process at 14 nm.


In pairs, they are present 3 GB of memory RAM of type LPPDR3 single channel, operating at the frequency of 933 MHz. To guarantee great performance even during the most intense sessions of Gaming instead he thinks about it Adreno GPU 506. Demanding titles like Real Racing 3 they do not accuse never slow down nor indecisions, maintaining a frame rate always high and constant.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X- Benchmark

  • GFX, Geekbench, 3DMark, PcMark :

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X - Photographic compartment

Il photographic department relies on the tried and tested home sensor Sony IMX 258. It is characterized by having 13 mega-pixels and a focal aperture of f / 2.0. The Scatti in good lighting conditions they are good, the level of detail è high and it's good la chromatic range.


Di notte the results are however very good for the price range but are undermined by a algorithm very aggressive area of reduction of the noise. In any case you can judge the results yourself in the following gallery:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X - FullHD video recording test

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X - Software

Also on board this 4X Note we find the MIUI in version 8.1 Stable, the proprietary interface of the company, in this case based on Android 6.0.1. She is fantastic as always, fluid, customizable and, unfortunately, when I tested it again in English e without Play Store installed. To date, however, it is also possible to install the MIUI Global Stabile ROM, which includes the Play Store.


Many are the customizations present in the ROM, ranging from the adjustment of the display to the fantastic theme store, passing through the modification of the status bar. It is also enriched with a simplified mode and a second space, in addition to the classic duplication of the app.

In short, let's talk about ainterface clean e optimized at most, that permette to this Redmi Notes 4X di fly in any kind of task. I forgot to tell you that the notifications they arrive, without too many tweaks to the permissions, a problem that Chinese phones and even Xiaomi suffer from.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X - Connectivity and reception


Another note of merit for this device is the reception. Despite theassenza area of LNX 20 band, with Wind I had no problem connecting to the 4G in Rome and safely exploit the mode Volta. The reception it's really a lot good, even in closed environments, and I was amazed at the speed with which the signal is recovered once lost. The cell change is fast and also the Wifi it takes a lot good.

It should be noted, however, that an international version of the device was also created, which includes the 20 band and the European charger.

Il Wi-Fi is equipped with full support to the band 802.11 a / b / g / n and fixed of the position is fast, thanks to the use of GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS and Beidou.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X - Audio quality

L'audio on this Note 4X is not really excelled. Although the volume be a lot high, there is unfortunately not a wide range of frequencies, which are more concentrated in the medium shades, sacrificing highs and lows.


In capsuleinstead, theaudio and from reference and our interlocutor also feels very good.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X - Autonomy

This device is one of those impossible to download. It will be the optimization, the processor or the battery by well 4100 mAh but for downloadIt will really help engage deeply. Despite my stressful use, with 2 mail in push and many installed messaging apps, I managed to reach them too 7 hours of display active, against a day of use.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X - Conclusions

There is poco to say that it has not already been reported, we are faced with a balanced device, well done and with one infinite battery. The perfect combination of many positive aspects that you can buy on To2C starting from 164,32 € in Chinese variant174,71 € in International variant with 20 band e European chargers, in both cases the price using our exclusive discount code "GIZCHINA"To add to cart. You will also have the possibility to choose the ROM with which to receive it and to select the shipment EU SF Express per do not pay customs fees and receive the phone within 5 8-days working.


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