Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Monday launched the much-anticipated Redmi Note 3G and 4G models, at Rs. 8,999 and Rs. 9,999 respectively. Pre-orders for the 3G Note is set to begin on November 25 at 6 p.m. through e-commerce retailer Flipkart while the 4G Note will be available across Airtel stores in six cities from the second half of next month.
The dual-sim smartphone comes equipped with a 8-core, MTK 6592 1.7 Ghz processor, 5.5” HD IPS display, 3,100 mAh lithium-polymer battery. It also comes with a 13 MP primary and 5 MP front-facing camera. The 200 gram phone houses 5 sensors – gyroscope, light, accelerometer, proximity, and electronic compass - for intuitive performance.
The 4G Note has a 1.6GHz Quadcore Snapdragon processor with 2GB RAM, 8GB internal flash memory with external microSD slot that supports up to 64GB storage and 5.5-inch HD display with 13MP and 5MP cameras.
Xiaomi, which entered India in July, created a stir in the smartphone market with its low priced but feature-rich smartphones. It sells through Flipkart, and is estimated to have sold about half a million Redmi devices and 1.2 lakh Mi3 handsets.