After launching its new line of Redmi smartphones in India earlier this week (Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite), Xiaomi is back with another sweet surprise for customers. And this time, the Chinese smartphone giant has announced a ‘permanent’ price cut of Rs 1,000 on one of the company’s best-selling smartphones– Redmi Note 4– in the country.
The official price-cut was announced by Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain in a Twitter post. Here’s what he wrote:
Exciting news Mi Fans:
We are announcing a permanent price drop of ₹ 1,000 on India’s #1 selling smartphone: #RedmiNote4. 4GB + 64GB variant now at ₹ 11,999!
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) November 13, 2017
According to the post, while the 3 GB RAM/32 GB memory variant of the device will be available for Rs 9,999, the 4 GB RAM/64 GB memory variant of the smartphone will be available for Rs 11,999. Earlier, the 3 GB RAM variant and 4 GB RAM variant of the device were available for Rs 10,999 and Rs 12,999 respectively. The new prices are applicable for all devices purchased via Flipkart and Mi.com.
Incidentally, Xiaomi has not slashed the price of the 2 GB/32 GB memory variant of the device. It is available for Rs 9,999 on Mi.com.
To give you a quick recap of the technical specifications of the device, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is powered by a 2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and it runs on the company’s homegrown operating system– MIUI 8. It sports a 13 MP rear camera with Backside Illumination (BSI) technology and ultra-fast Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and a 5 MP front camera with full HD video recording technology.
The device has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and GPS for connectivity and is backed by a 4,100 mAh battery.