30 September 2022
Redmi has debuted three new budget smartphones Redmi A1, Redmi 11 Prime 5G, and Redmi 11 Prime 4G in India. The last two devices are relatively more expensive but the first one is a completely entry-level device. Let's have a look at each of these smartphones one at a time.
The Redmi 11 Prime 5G sports a 6.58-inch Full HD+ (2408 x 1080 pixels) notched display with up to 90Hz refresh rate. The panel can adjust the refresh rate to 30Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, and 90Hz. Under the hood, it has the MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor coupled with 4GB and 6GB of RAM. The storage options include 64GB and 128GB along with microSD card support.
The phone has a dual rear camera setup featuring a 50-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The front camera on the phone is a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. The whole package is powered by a 5,000mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging. It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, and 5G connectivity. it will boot MIUI 13 based on Android 12 out of the box. The available color options are Chrome Silver, Meadow Green, and Thunder Black.
Redmi 11 5G Pricing:
- 4GB/64GB for INR 13,999 (about $175)
- 6GB/128GB for INR 15,999 (about $200)
- 6.58-inch Full HD+ IPS notched display with 90Hz refresh rate
- MediaTek Helio G99 processor
- 4GB and 6GB of RAM
- 64GB and 128GB onboard storage
- Dual rear cameras: 50-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor
- 8-megapixel front camera
- 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging
- Android 12
The Redmi 11 Prime 4G is priced at INR 12,999 (about $163) for the base 4GB/64GB model. Its higher variant i.e. 6GB/128GB will cost you INR 14,999 (about $188). The color options are Peppy Purple, Flashy Black, and Playful Green.
- 6.52-inch HD+ notched display
- MediaTek Helio A22 processor
- 2GB of RAM
- 32GB onboard storage
- 8-megapixel dual AI cameras
- 5-megapixel front camera
- 5,000mAh battery
- Android 12
The Redmi A1 will cost you INR 6,499 (about $82) for the sole 2GB/32GB configuration option. A buyer can choose from Light Blue, Light Green, and Black color options.