Cheap Snapdragon 625 Smartphone–Xiaomi Redmi 4 Pro Review

Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 belongs to Qualcomm 6xx series like 615,617.However,with latest 14nm LPP,8 cores up to 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, It supports low demand on battery life.Today we will review a new xiaomi model,Redmi 4 prime with Snapdragon 625 CPU+Adreno 506 GPU.

  • Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime equipes  2.5D Curved 462 nit 1080p screen and CNC metal body which is better than Redmi Note 3 Pro Prime.

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime


  • Compare to Xiaomi 5‘s Snapdragon 820 with same 14nm LPP+GPU Adreno 530, we can find the difference on performance from Geekbench

Redmi 4'S CPU VS Xiaomi 5


Redmi 4 Prime's GPU

Snapdragon 625 is really impressive and harmonious mobile CPU released by Qualcomm this year.Although eight little 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 core is not better than Snapdragon 650/652’s 2/4 big core Cortex-A72+4 Cortex-A53 core,but the margin on performance is less in daily use.

  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

The official Charger for Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime is 5v,2A. But you can use the charger with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 on it. The max power is  11w

  • 4100mah Large Battery

Due to 14nm LPP,Snapdragon 625  is gorgeous in temperature control.

When keeping the screen in 200 nit continously, Redmi 4 prime can last over 14 hours.

PS:Xiaomi redmi 4 prime’s three keys (Menu,Home,Back) on the bottom have no back lights.This means user can not see it in the dark.

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