[Updated] Xiaomi Brings Redmi Note @ Rs. 8999, 4G Variant @ Rs. 9999!


[Updated Nov 24th]

In the Xiaomi event which was supposed to happen today, they have announced launch of 2 variants of Redmi Note – The 3G Version and the 4G version. The 3G version is priced at Rs. 8,999 and 4G version comes to you at Rs. 9,999.

Redmi Note Redmi Note 4G

While the display of of the both the phones remains the same, the 3G version has Mediatek 1.7 GHz quad core processor, whereas the 4G variant comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 SoC.

Apart from this, the 3G version is dual SIM, whereas Note 4G is a Single SIM phone. Also, while the 3G variant runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the 4G variant will be on Android 4.4 KitKat, with MIUI on top.

Availability: You can start registering for the Redmi Note (3G variant) on Flipkart starting tomorrow and the phone will go on sale on December 2 through their customary flash sales.

The Redmi Note 4G will go on sale later by end of December.


Earlier [On November 22nd]

As we mentioned around a month back, Xiaomi is all set to launch Redmi Note on November 24th – The details of the much awaited 5.5 inch phablet will be launched at an event on Monday (24th November). Redmi Note’s sales strategy will be not be any different from it’s predecessors – it will be launched exclusive on Flipkart and Xiaomi will adopt the same strategy of selling the phone in once-a-week-flash-sales strategy.

As of now the Redmi Note is priced at Rs. 9,999, however, Xiaomi may surprise their Indian fans by reducing the price by Rs. 1000 to Rs. 8,999 as they did with Redmi 1S. Even at Rs. 9,999 price point this is one the best value for money smartphones available in the market. But if atall the price is decreased, it will be safe to say that it will be the best bang-for-buck smartphone available to date!

The Redmi Note has a 5.5 inch HD IPS screen and boasts of superior specs that include 1.7 GHz octa-core processor coupled with 2GB RAM. It is dual-SIM and Note users can expand the storage using external SD card.

All in all, like Mi3 and Redmi 1S, Xiaomi sure has another supe-hit smartphone on hand.

While exact date is not announced as to when the first flash sale will commence, it is safe to say that the next sale after 25th Novemeber (when Redmi 1S may see the last of it’s sale) will be for Redmi Note.

So, you are one of those big screen smartphone fans, the Note is for you!


Earlier… [On Oct 15th]

The Chinese cellphone manufacturer, Xiaomi, which has already created waves in the Indian market with some awesomely designed and brilliantly performing phones in the Indian market, looks all set to release its next much awaited product, the Redmi Note India today.

Though there has been no official confirmation about the same from the makers themselves, the release looks imminent because they have already put up a picture and detailed specifications about the same on their official site, in addition to a blurred image on their Facebook and Twitter pages.

Hugo Barra had earlier confirmed a pre-Diwali launch for this much awaited phablet while talking to BGR India. And also mentioned that it would be priced at Rs 9,999.

Xiaomi, which is known to conduct flash sales on Tuesdays, had earlier announced the launch of Redmi 1S on October 14, a Tuesday again.

Redmi Note

Redmi Note: Specifications and Features

Killer looks!

That is the first thing anyone would want to say after watching the first pictures of this phone.

Keeping in view the current fad for devices with larger screens, the new device will have a 5.5 inch HD IPS display. Whether you are reading messages, sending or receiving mails, playing games, reading an eBook or simply surfing the internet- this high quality large screen will make it a pleasure.

The official site mentions Redmi Note has a “178° in-plane switching (IPS) technology delivers stunning color consistency from almost any angle. With Glass-film-film (GFF) architecture, pixels sit closer to the glass, which allows colors to pop off the screen. Images are not only brighter, but are also less affected by glare.”

The rear camera comes with a 13MP resolution while the front camera is 5MP, making it a good choice for photography enthusiasts and selfie freaks alike.

A 28 millimeter wide-angle lens lets you capture more with each shot. More scenery, more friends, more of the moments that matter to you. Redmi’s ƒ/2.2 aperture and 28mm wide angle lens let you focus in on objects in the foreground of your shot, while softly blurring objects in the background,” claims Xiaomi.

The 1.7 GHz octa-core processor in the new Redmi Note MTK will be 78% faster than that of its predecessor, the quad-core MT6589T.

The device comes with 2 GB RAM, an 8GB internal memory and a slot for an external microSD card.

The 3,100 mAh lithium-polymer battery promises 14 hours of uninterrupted internet usage on a 3G connection, 38 hours on a 2G connection, 60 hours of nonstop music and 775 hours standby time which makes it one of the best choices for those whose battery gets drained out by lunch time on most days.

Further the phone comes with a dual SIM option– 1 WCDMA slot for 3G data and 1 GS slot for 2G data.

The device will be available in six colours- black, white, grey, pink, light blue and a darker blue.

At a price of Rs. 9999/-, this should be a big hit with people who want to have large display phones in their pocket. Given the response to their flagship MI 3 and mid-range Redmi 1S, it is quite evident that the new Redmi Note will also create the same frenzy as its siblings!

  1. Sangram says

    I want to buy redime note.@
    anyone have that mobile plz contact me i want to buy

    1. kotreah says

      I want redmi note 4g new piece my nono 9964016617

  2. Vinisha says

    i want redmi note..but.dual sim..if anyone has cn contact me on vinishaharwara@gmail. com…thnk u…

  3. Sbab says

    I purchased REDMI note 4G on 30th of Jan 2015 at an Airtel store in Gachibowli, Hyderabad India. The specs are fantastic. The picture quality is good. The battery is too good. The speed is similar to using a laptop. I used my 32GB external SD card as a default storage. Now, I have tons of space for apps and games. Nice Phone.

    1. Vishnu says

      How is the connectivity when this phone is used as router (hotspot/ tethering). Can a laptop/ipad be connected (wi-fi) to this phone and watch YouTube? Have you tried this? Pls share your experience….

  4. vishnu says

    anyone has any idea about Redmi Note 4G if can be used as mobile Wi-fi, that is, if the internet can be shared by near devices (like laptops, ipads)?. if yes, how is the performance and speed of access. pls share info if available with anyone

  5. Ketan says

    Anyone interested to sell Redmi note, not 4G.
    Pls call me on my cell 9327499299.

  6. Sam says

    I have REDMI NOTE 4g in my CART (2 Nos) If anyone wants PLZ Call me 8446142977

    SOME Money extra .. :)

  7. Sam says

    I have 1 REDMI Note 4g in my cart… if anyone interested.. Call me.. 08446142977… will get at your address CASH ON DELIVERY.

  8. prwm says

    When red mi note 2 will be launch

  9. naresh tarare says

    I want redmi note

  10. A says

    Please do not purchase Chinese company smartphones as we are indirectly supporting the Chinese economy. The smartphones of other countries eventhough has its components made in china will fetch only little profit to Chinese. This will reduce the profit margin of China.
    China is using its economic power to intrude Indian borders and also fund Pakistan for destabilizing India. Refrain buying chinese electronic goods for following reasons –
    1) Most Chinese goods are of low quality which Chinese dump in India. Check the SAR value of the phones of Chinese.
    2) Chinese are using their economic power to attack India and its other neighbours.
    3) There may be threat to your electronic devices being hacked.

    Please also search on google for the same and make an informed decision.

    1. Ganti Venkatarao says

      yes, I agreed, it’s true. low quality and wastage dump and finally they hacked pur devices through internet, it is very dangerous to all personal information.

  11. redmi user says

    Wait for 4g version. It costs just 9999.

  12. bs bikramjeet says

    i wana redmi note anybody hs so plz inform me at this number 9711911341

  13. yogesh says

    I HAVE ONE REDMI NOTE IN MY CART… If any one wish to purchase then i can sell at 10400 INTERESTED PERSON MAIL ME AT [email protected]… Hurry offer till 6 pm 09 dec 14

  14. Redmi says

    Didn’t get your redmi note in first sale? Don’t worry… I have added a redmi note in my cart. I am ready to sell my flipkart account for Rs. 1000 (including email id and password). Interested parties can contact me soon before it gets sold…. Call me @8281757373

    1. Vivek says

      Any interested to purchase Redmi 1s? I do have it with me in my cart. Contact no: 9870653413/9819586513.

  15. vikram malhotra says

    i wish to purchase reddminote 4g variant when will it come in india plz inform 9304881827

  16. satyapal says

    I got Redmi note in my cart. Let me know if anyone wants it. Price 9500 Only COD Contact me on 09324373271

    1. T Rajah Balaji says

      Please give me the specs, Satyapalji.

  17. PANKAJ says

    Can i use two gsm sims in this phone

    1. T Rajah Balaji says

      Yes, you can. 1 GSM which has 3G facilities (WCDMA slot/ SIM 1) and 1 GSM with 2G facilities. The Note is the best cost-efficient phablet that you can think of right now. Go for it.

  18. Gaurav says

    mane Redmi 1s liya hai bhut Acha phone hai and note to or acha hoga i m waiting. for redmi note

    wow yr must hai redmi and touch to bhut mst hang bhi nhi krta

  19. rajneesh kumar says

    Pls Tell me launching date in india

    1. Arun Prabhudesai says

      Rajneesh, the phone is going to be launched on December 2nd, exclusively on Flipkart. I thought I have mentioned it clearly in the article

  20. Brijesh says

    Please notify me the time of launch on 2nd Dec. in indian market.
    also how can i register my self to by xiaomi redmi note @8999.

  21. Avinash Kumar says

    When will it be available in local markets ?

  22. GIRI says

    when it will come to hyderabad. i rejected redmi1s for this purpose

  23. Siva says

    Redmi note video calling supported not supported

  24. Vishwanath chavan says

    Pls Tell me launching date in india

  25. Achhru Ram says

    I like. I want to buy but not sure availability to a common man. Good phablet

  26. reetika says

    pls notify me regarding xioami redmi note Rs9999

    1. DAVID says

      Visit Flipkart.com website…..Redmi Note Launching on 2nd Dec on Flipkart….

  27. s kumar says

    please tell me how to buy

  28. goldie says

    Plz launch date buying redmi note

  29. kiran negi says

    I am interested in buying a REDMI NOTE @ Rs. 9999. Please tell me how and from whom I can buy one. Thank you

    1. Vivek says

      I do have a Redmi 1s in my cart? Anybody interested can contact me at 9870653413 or [email protected]* conditions apply Hurry up

  30. Goutam Halder says

    I want to bay Xiaomi redmi note Rs 9999
    Please notify me

  31. HEMANT PATEL says

    I am interested in buying a REDMI NOTE @ Rs. 9999. Please tell me how and from whom I can buy one. Thank you.

  32. sanjiv says

    I want to buy Xiomi note at price rs 9999..from where can I buy.pls notify me through email when its available..

  33. AJIT KHOBARE says

    I am interested in buying a Xiaomi Redmi Note @ 9999/-.plz. tell me how & whom I can buy one. Thanx.

  34. prashant says

    I am interested in buying a REDMI NOTE @ Rs. 9999. Please tell me how and from whom I can buy one. Thank you

  35. T Rajah Balaji says

    I am interested in buying a REDMI NOTE @ Rs. 9999. Please tell me how and from whom I can buy one. Thank you.

  36. shakeer says

    I want to xioami redmi note Rs9999 plz notify me through email

  37. kamal says

    can anybody among the users tell me if i can access 3G on CDMA Sim in this phone. someone told me that I can use 3G network only in the GSM Sim. Pls reply

    1. HelpBot says

      Its not CDMA but WCDMA… which is for 3G.

    2. arnab dhar says

      THis phone coming india with 4g instead of 3g ,

  38. vicky says

    I want by note 9999

    1. Williams says

      I want redmi note

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