Redmi Go will go on sale in India today at 2pm IST via Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores. Thursday's sale is the fifth time the entry-level smartphone will go on sale in the country. To recall, the smartphone was launched in India last week, and first went on sale on Friday. Its next sales were on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The Redmi Go is the Xiaomi's most affordable phone in the Indian market, and apart from its price tag, its highlights include unlimited Google Photos storage.
The Redmi Go price in India is set at Rs. 4,499, and will be available in Black and Blue colour variants. As we mentioned, the smartphone will be go on sale in India today at 2pm IST, via Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores. Redmi Go launch offers include up to Rs. 2,200 Jio cashback and up to 100GB Jio data free. Flipkart is separately providing 5 percent instant discount on EMIs with Axis Bank credit cards, and 5 percent discount via Axis Bank Buzz credit cards..
To recall, Xiaomi has put up the Redmi Go for sale four times until today, since its launch last week. It first went on sale on Friday and was then made available again on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Go runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) and features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display. The phone also comes with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC, coupled with 1GB of RAM and the Adreno 308 GPU. Xiaomi is offering a single inbuilt storage variant for the Redmi Go in India – 8GB – and it is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB) with its own dedicated slot.
Additionally, the Redmi Go features an 8-megapixel rear camera with 1.12-micron pixels, an f/2.0 aperture, and a single LED flash module. On the front, the Redmi Go bears a 5-megapixel camera, with 1.12-micron pixels and an f/2.2 aperture.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
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