The announcement was made by Xiaomi India Head Manu Kumar Jain on Sunday through his Twitter account. "We are announcing a permanent price drop of Rs. 1,000 on India's #1 selling smartphone: #RedmiNote4 [sic]," Jain tweeted.
As a result of the price cut, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with 3GB RAM, 32GB storage is priced at Rs. 9,999, while the variant with 4GB RAM, 64GB onboard storage is now available at Rs. 11,999. The price drop is applicable on both Mi.com and Flipkart. Furthermore, the latest price drop makes the Redmi Note 4 a more competitive option against models like Moto G5, Nokia 5, and Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016).
In addition to the declined price, Flipkart has listed some offers on the Redmi Note 4 to give it an edge over the competition. Customers can exchange their existing models to get an exchange worth Rs. 11,000. Also, five percent discount is available on orders purchased through Axis Bank Buzz credit cards. The online marketplace is additionally providing no-cost EMI options to sell the handset at a monthly instalment of Rs. 2,000.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 specifications
Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 4 in India back in January. The Shenzhen-based company launched the Redmi Note 4 in 2GB, 3GB and 4GB variants at launch. However, the cheapest variant has not been available in the country for a long time.
The Redmi Note 4 features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display with 2.5D Curved Glass. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC coupled with up to 4GB of RAM. The smartphone has a microSD card (up to 128GB) slot to expand the built-in storage.
The Android Nougat running Redmi Note 4 has a 13-megapixel camera sensor at the back and a 5-megapixel camera sensor at the front. It has 4G with VoLTE, GPS, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. Besides, The handset packs a 4100mAh battery and comes in Black, Dark Grey, and Gold colour options.