At the Xiaomi Redmi Note launched event in Gurgaon, the MI India has announced the company’s latest smartphone – Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G in India at a price tag of Rs. 9,999. It will be launching in India late December and it will go on sale through Flipkart & the company has partnered with Airtel to sell the smartphones through Airtel flagship stores across six cities in India. Registrations for the smartphone would begin soon on Airtel website and if customers are planning to buy smartphone, then they have to register online before visiting Airtel stores. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G has support for FDD-LTE 2300MHz (Band 40) and TDD-LTE 1800Mhz (Band 3) for India.
Commenting on the new launch, Manu Jain, Operations Head of Mi India, said,
We are very excited to be launching the much awaited Redmi Note in two flavours, which gives our fans the opportunity to choose the device best suited to their needs. With Airtel as our partner for Mi India’s first 4G device, we are committed to providing the best Internet experience with faster speeds. Our fans will also have easier access to our products from Airtel’s flagship stores.
Hugo Barra, Vice President, Mi India, said,
The support from Indian fans has been our greatest driving force to deliver the best products ever in India. Redmi Note builds upon Mi India’s promise to bring in high-quality devices that provide an excellent user experience. We also built Redmi Note 4G especially for India’s 4G network. With its long-lasting battery life and a large 5.5-inch screen among many other outstanding features, all for an amazing price, I believe Redmi Note will keep the momentum going in India.
Srini Gopalan, Director – Consumer Business, Bharti Airtel, said,
We always strive to offer the best user experience to our customers – be it innovative offerings, robust network, superior customer service et al. The partnership with Xiaomi will enable our customers to easily access the high quality yet affordable Redmi Note 4G at our stores. While customers in our 4G cities can start enjoying 4G services on our superior network with Redmi Note 4G, customers in the other cities can be ready to upgrade to 4G as and when we launch in these markets.
On the specifications it features 5.5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is based on OGS technology. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and it has 178-degree wide viewing angle. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor which is paired with Adreno 305 GPU & 2GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI v5 on top and has 8GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 32GB via microSD card.
On the imaging front, it 13MP rear-camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording and 5MP front-facing camera for selfie & video-recording.
It has connectivity features like 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
It packs 3100mAh battery and support for FDD-LTE 2300MHz (Band 40) and TDD-LTE 1800MHz (Band 3) for India. It comes pre-loaded with Fleksy and SwiftKey keyboards.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G Specifications
|Specifications||Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G|
|Display||5.5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is 178-degree viewing angle. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Processor||1.6GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 400 (MSM8928) processor paired with Adreno 305 GPU|
|Operating System||Android 4.4 KitKat With MIUI V5 on top|
|Memory||2GB of RAM, 8GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 32GB via microSD card|
|Camera||13MP rear-camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording and 5MP front-facing camera|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS|