Xiaomi redmi 4X Smartphone Extended Review

Hello everyone, this is an extended review of the new product from everyone's beloved company. If interested, please, under cat.
And so the package arrived quickly enough, in 15 days, by Singapore post.


Made in the style of all the latest models, in a minimalist style. White, model name on top, brief technical specifications on the back.

Options as always meager. Waste paper, paper clip, micro-usb cable, charger with parameters 5V 2A. The only difference between the configuration and other models is that the cable and charger are white.
Let's move on to the smartphone itself.
Body elements

On the front panel: 2.5d glass, rounding is weak, front camera, earpiece, sensors, touch keys without backlight, LED indicator of missed notifications in white.

Back: The metal case with two plastic inserts, top and bottom, made with high quality, do not creak. The main camera, a single-color LED flash, a fingerprint scanner.

Top: noise canceling microphone, IR port, headset jack.

Right: power button and volume rocker

Bottom: Microphone, speaker, micro-usb port

Left: Combined Tray. Either 2 SIM cards, or a SIM card and a memory card. The tray sits tight and does not rattle.
There are no complaints about the assembly, everything is fitted perfectly.
5 inch screen, HD IPS, good screen, backlightuniform, no glare. Minimum brightness as always excellent, maximum at a good level. At the corners, the picture can be seen perfectly. Colors are not inverted or distorted. The screen has a high-quality oleophobic coating, the finger glides perfectly on the screen.
The fingerprint scanner works well, it works almost always the first time, its speed is average.
Performance and heating
The smartphone has a SnapDragon 435 processor, Adreno 505 graphics, 2GB of RAM, and there is also a 3GB version.
Test results

The phone works smartly, practically does not heat up in everyday tasks, if you load, then the maximum temperature on the case was 44 degrees

Communication and GPS
Bluetooth: 4.2
Wi-Fi: 802.11 (b, g, n) 2.4 GHz
Frequencies: 4G FDD-LTE (B1, B3, B5, B7), TDD-LTEB3 (B5, B38-B41) 3G WCDMA (B1, B2, B5, B8), 2G (GSM B2, B3, B5, B8)
The smartphone holds communications stably, it catches satellites very quickly, and does not lose its location during movement.

The smartphone copes with games quite well. Not all games naturally go smoothly at maximum speed, but the results are still decent. So, tanks at low settings give an average of 50-60 fps with drawdowns of up to 40. At high 25-30 fps. In Asphalt 8 at maximum settings it is stable 30 fps. Simpler games go fine.
4100 mAh battery, stress test 5 hours (runningEpic citadel on the maximum graph, with maximum brightness, with all the wireless modules turned on) The battery discharge graph is smooth, the battery is high-quality. In 10 minutes of playing tanks, the phone is discharged by 5%, with a maximum screen brightness and connection via 4G. in 10 minutes of watching YouTube eats 3%.
From 0 to 98%, the smartphone charges in 3 hours, up to 100% in 3 hours and 13 minutes.

The main speaker, both in quality and in volume, is mediocre. The speaker is good, the interlocutor is heard clearly. I liked the sound in the headphones, the sound is clear, the volume is enough with a margin.
Main camera 13 megapixels, front 5 megapixels, picturesit turns out good, especially for its price. In the video, as always, there is autofocus. Maximum resolution for both FullHD cameras. Of the manual settings, only white balance and ISO.
Sample photos and videos yadi.sk/d/vujQ6IpF3GKPDg

The smartphone came with Chinese stable firmware, so there is no Russian language. There are currently no global firmware. Therefore, to get Russian at the moment, there are 3 options.
1. Russify according to this instruction 4pda.ru/forum/index.php?showtopic=708289&view=findpost&p=46860104
2. Unlock the bootloader and install localized firmware from miui.su, multirom.me, etc.
3. Wait for the global firmware
Video unpacking


Thanks for attention)