Top 10 things to know about Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Founded in 2010, Xiaomi expanded its market outside china in 2014 when it launched its first phone Xiaomi Mi 4i in Malaysia, Philippines and India. After purchasing internet domain mi.com for a record $3.6 million, it has come a long way to become the second largest smartphone brand in India by market share. Xiaomi launched its flagship smartphone Redmi Note 4 in August 2016 with 5.5 inch IPS display offering 1080p resolution powered by Android 6.0 Marshmallow and MIUI 8. Available in Black, Gold and Dark gray color variants, its price starts from astonishingly low Rs.10,000 ranging all the way up to Rs. 13,000 depending on the specifications. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has gained a lot of popularity in India. The following are Top 10 things to know about Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 for efficient use of the smartphone.
Top 10 things to know about Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
1. Second Space
The first in the list of Top 10 things to know about Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is Second Space. This exclusive feature called Second Space is introduced by Xiaomi along with its latest MIUI 8. It’s hard to carry along two phone one for personal and another piece of the burden for work purposes well not anymore. You can securely create space where you can keep all your personal and work-related data separately with just a tap under System and Devices in the settings menu. You can always switch back and forth by clicking an Icon on the screen which pops up immediately after enabling the option.
2. Dual Apps
You can create the copy of apps for instance if you manage multiple accounts on your social network like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Amazon etc. without signing out of one account to switch over to another by entering different access ID and Password. It lets you create 2 accounts of apps like Whatsapp so that you can manage work and personal networks separately. For easy access, a home screen icon is created so that you don’t have to waste your time looking around which one is which? You can enable this feature under App Setting list in Settings.
3. Wifi sharing with just a QR Code
Have your friends gathered at your home and planning to do some stuff online? But how frustrating and time consuming it is when you give away your password to your friends to connect to the wifi and they end up entering the wrong ones or just too lazy to type it. There you go when all you have planned comes to halt. Now you can share the QR Code with your friends and let them scan it and get connected to the wifi readily. This way you don’t have to worry about changing the password and having them to go through that process again and again. Tap on the Wifi menu and it will automatically generate the QR Code when you click on your connected wifi.
4. Shake and Arrange
Who doesn’t like their apps neatly arranged? Well, now you are saved by individually dragging the apps to the locations and arranging them on your screen. Just shake your phone and it all arranged no hideous gaps. This feature generally comes in handy when you download a lot of apps and them kind of stick on the screen wherever they find a space. This is one of the best Top 10 things to know about Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.
5. Long Screenshot
Samsung introducing this feature with its new flagship phone Galaxy note 7 where you have to use the stylus to take a long screenshot could not be used due to exploding batteries, but here we have Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 which enables its users to take a continuous screenshot of the whole page or the article you are reading and fit it into one single image. Amazing isn’t it? You can now send the article or the text with one single image rather than sending multiple images and worrying about the sequence to read it all. Tap on preview at the top and then scroll from the menu and you can select the length of the screenshot. Tap Done completely.
6. Record calls automatically
We are rapidly turning to an era where people are capturing and documenting the moments instead of living it. There are many apps in the market which enable you to record calls but most of they are paid and doesn’t seem to work properly Now Xiaomi’s MIUI8 comes with inbuilt feature of Record Calls enabling you to record the calls made by selected contact or you want to get all the calls of the contacts get recorded. You can find this feature in Call Recording under Settings menu.
7. App Lock
We can’t afford to be compromised by our privacy where cyber crimes are advancing towards a record high number. Every single day for which download less secure third party apps to enable a lock on our apps. MIUI 8 comes with the exclusive inbuilt feature of securing all your apps with help of passcode or a pattern lock. Xiaomi has understood the basic need of an android user and tried putting in all the necessary features in its all-new flagship phone.
8. SMS Scheduling
Of course, there are a lot of third-party apps available for download for scheduling SMS. But most of the times you have to write the text in a separate app. And then schedule the SMS to the recipient and all this time you have to worry whether the app will function properly or not. With this inbuilt feature, you can schedule the message by a simple tap on “+” on the left side and select the time and date. This feature comes in handy if you forget things quite often and you can’t afford to forget your anniversary, can you?
9. Quick Ball
Similar to Apple’s Assistive Touch, Xiaomi has named it as Quick Ball. It is an assistive button which stays at the edge of the screen and also enables you to set 5 different priorities. It can be used if you frequently switch apps. Unlike iPhone it doesn’t have any physical home button, therefore, you don’t have to worry about the physical home button not working in case of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. You can turn this feature on in Additional settings under Settings menu and customize various options to set priorities.
10. Hide files and Messaging
You don’t want your niece or nephew messing around any sensitive files or documents on your phone. But you don’t want to upset them by not giving them your phone to play with, right? MIUI 8 has really come up with a lot of customization features which makes you feel really like “MY” phone. It’s very easy to enable this feature by scrolling the screen downwards to a private section and the tap on all the files that you want to hide.
These are Top 10 things to know about Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. With all the above tips you can increase the productivity of your phone and use it efficiently. Believe me, this is the first in the market with more and cool specifications and affordable price.