Few months back, Chinese Smartphone maker, Xiaomi had launched Redmi 1s and introduced Redmi Note for India. Today Xiaomi, which has become very popular in India in a very short period of time, has officially launched Redmi Note and its 4G variant for 8,999 INR and 9,999 INR respectively.
Both Redmi Note and Note 4G are fitted with 5.5 inch HD IPS LCD display and protected by Gorilla Glass 3 on top. Redmi Note comes with 1.7 GHz true Octa core MediaTek MT6592 processor backed by 2 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage, whereas Redmi Note 4G will be available with Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad core chipset clocked at 1.6 GHz ,assisted by 2 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage. Redmi Note’s internal storage is expandable by up to 32 GB via Micro SD Card slot unlike its 4G LTE variant which supports up to 64 GB MicroSD expansion.
Both these smartphones have a 13 MP primary camera on rear side and 5 MP front facing shooter for selfies and video calls. Redmi Note and Redmi Note 4G LTE house juicy 3100 mAh removable battery inside. Both Redmi Note variants will ship with 2 Ampere charger for fast charging. Redmi Note is a Dual Sim phone. Its first slot supports a WCDMA SIM and the second slot supports GSM SIM, whereas its 4G LTE variant is a Single-Sim device.
Redmi Note runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS which is slightly outdated but its other variant with 4G LTE will be running MIUI v5 Android 4.4.2 KitKat.
Other features include- Wi-Fi with hotspot functionality, GPRS, EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi with hotspot functionality, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and Micro-USB port with OTG support.
Redmi Note will be available in white color exclusively on Flipkart from December 2nd onwards for Rs. 8,999/- and registration for the same will start by tomorrow. Xiaomi has also joined hands with Airtel to sell Note 4G in India and it also will be available at Airtel retail stores across six cities in India. People who want to buy this handset need to register online with Airtel or Flipkart. It will be available from mid of December for Rs. 9,999/-.
Key Specifications of Redmi Note and Redmi note 4G:
|Model Name||Redmi Note||Redmi Note 4G|
|Display||5.5 inch HD display||5.5 inch HD display|
|Processor||1.7 GHz Octa MT 6592||1.6 GHz quad core Snapdragon 400 MSM8228|
|Camera||13 MP rear camera, 5 MP front camera||13 MP rear camera, 5 MP front camera|
|Battery||3100 mAh||3100 mAh|
|RAM||2 GB LPDDR3||2 GB LPDDR3|
|Internal Storage||8 GB||8 GB|
|Dimensions and Weight||154 x 78.7 x 9.5 mm and 199 gms||154 x 78.7 x 9.5 mm|
|Price||Rs. 8,999/-||Rs. 9,999/-|