Xiaomi revealed that will sell 50,000 units of its smartphones named Redmi Note through its online retail partner Flipkart on Tuesday. The Chinese smartphone maker also announced that will sell the first 50,000 phones to the buyers who have registered themselves on Flipkart for the sale.
The phone is priced at INR8, 999 with features such as dual-SIM support and dual standby. It comes with Android 4.2.2 and Xiaomi’s MIUI v5skin as the covering. The Chinese phone is powered with a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MTK6592 SoC, along with Mali-450MP4 GPU and 2GB of RAM.
The Redmi Note is 5.5-inch display with 720x1280-pixel IPS LCD screen. It comes with an embedded 13 MP rear autofocus camera with LED flash. The front-facing camera is about 5 MP. The phone will have 8 GB of built-in storage with expansion capacity of 32GB.
Redmi Note offers connectivity options such as GPRS, EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n with an option of Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot functionality. Needless to say this powerful phone comes with Bluetooth 4.0, a Micro-USB port with OTG support, and GPS. The phone runs on a 3,100mAh battery.
In the second week of December, Xiaomi plans to launch its 4G model of Redmi Note. This phone is priced at INR9, 999. In addition to the flash sales, customers will have to register with Airtel to buy this phone. The features of this phone are same as its predecessor, except a different processor and the Android version.