Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G with Snapdragon SoC to be available in India starting December 30th
After getting banned in the country due to infringement of Ericsson patents couple of weeks ago, Xiaomi last week got permission from Delhi high court to sell Qualcomm based devices in India till January 8th. With Xiaomi Redmi 1S sales already on, Xiaomi has announced that the Redmi Note 4G will be available in the country starting December 30th via Flipkart and select Airtel stores in six major cities.
The 4G variant of Redmi Note comes with Snapdragon 400 chipset instead of MediaTek chipset found in the 3G variant. The phone supports TD-LTE 2300 MHz (Band 30) and FDD-LTE 1800 MHz (Band 3) connectivity in India and has been priced at Rs. 9,999, which is Rs. 1,000 more than the 3G variant.
Similar to other Xiaomi smartphones, the Note 4G will be available for purchase on Flipkart via flash sales. Xiaomi notes that customers will need to register online on Airtel website before visiting Airtel Shops to purchase the device.
Specifications-wise, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G comes with a 5.5-inch HD IPS display, 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, Adreno 305 GPU, 2GB RAM and MIUI v5 based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The smartphone comes with single-SIM support, and is 9.45mm thick and weights 199 grams.
Other specifications include an 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 5MP front facing camera, 8GB internal storage with up to 32GB expandable using microSD card and 3,100 mAh battery. Connectivity series include 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and A-GPS + GLONASS.