Xiaomi Redmi 4 was launched in May this year starting at Rs 6,999 and the phone was exclusively available on official site mi.com and Amazon India only. But now, it will be available at all of its offline channels in India also, as per an inside report. But the prices will be slightly higher than those of online prices.
The 2GB RAM/16GB storage variant is priced at Rs 6,999, 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant is available at Rs 8,999, and the 4GB RAM/64GB storage is available at Rs 10,999 on Amazon and Mi.com. But the prices for offline stores are Rs 7,499 for 2GB RAM and Rs 9,499 for the 3GB RAM variants. Pre-orders for the device starts at 12 pm IST on Friday on the official website of Mi.
For a quick recap of the specifications and features of Redmi 4, it is a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is powered by 1.4GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 processor along with Adreno 505 GPU. The device is backed by a 4,100mAh battery. For the camera part, there is a 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash and phase detection autofocus (PDAF) support. There is a 5MP front camera for selfies with f/2.2 aperture lens. It includes a fingerprint sensor at the back. Connectivity options include 4G with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS.
“Till now, our focus was on online sales. Now, we will focus both on online and offline distribution. We expect our share from offline to grow from current 10 percent to 20-25 percent by the end of this year. This is our aspiration,” statement given by Xiaomi India Head Manu Kumar Jain.