Thursday, 16 March 2017

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to be available at offline stores in India

In a bid to strengthen its offline presence, Xiaomi will start selling it's popular Redmi Note 4 in offline markets. The phone will be sold in over 1,5000 stores in the North, and over 700 large format retailers (LFRs) including Sangeetha, Poorvika, Lot Mobile and Big C across the South.

The Redmi Note 4 was so far sold only through online channels via Flipkart and Xiaomi's India eStore. The Chinese smartphone maker recently announced that it sold over one million units of  Redmi Note 4 in just 45 days, making it.

In South region, Xiaomi has already started taking pre-orders for the Redmi Note 4 from March 14 till March 17 across the LFRs, and will be available starting March 18. As for North, pre-orders will begin today via mom-and-pop offline stores in Delhi, Jaipur and Chandigrah, and go on until March 21. Sales will begin on March 22.

The base model of the Redmi Note 4 is priced at Rs. 9,999 online, but in the offline market it will sell starting at Rs. 11,499. Xiaomi also says that pre-orders for all of its products in future will be available in offline stores, as well.

To refresh your memory, the Redmi Note 4 specs include 5.5-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 625 chip, 13MP/5MP cameras, fingerprint scanner and 4100mAh battery. It is offered in three variants – 2GB RAM/32GB storage, 3GB RAM/32GB storage and 4GB RAM/64GB storage.

This is not the first time Xiaomi is selling a phone offline. Last year it launched Redmi 3S+ exclusively for the offline market. 

Xiaomi is also all set to disrupt the smartphone market once again, as it will launch new Redmi 4 series phones on March 20.

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