Xiaomi and Airtel have come together for the launch of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G across six Indian cities namely Delhi and NCR, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kolkata. Now you could simply walk in to any of the 133 Airtel stores across the above mentioned cities and grab Redmi Note 4G. Bharti Airtel has also confirmed that bookings for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G are now open. But it is not as easy as it appears to be. One needs to first pre-book the Redmi Note 4G on Airtel’s official website.
“Mi India fans can now book their device online and select their preferred Airtel store and date for purchasing the device. Customers can also walk into any of the Airtel stores in these cities to experience the device,” Airtel announced in a press release. Redmi Note 4G would be made available on the first come first serve basis, so make sure you reach as early as possible to your nearest Airtel outlet to grab one.
If you don’t want to get into hassles of pre-booking and all then Airtel will conduct a ‘Mi Day’ each week where you can simply walk in and walk out with your Redmi Note 4G. Apart from this, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G simultaneously has been listed on Flipkart for Rs. 9,999 ($ 158) where registrations are open right now and it will be up for grabs on 6th January, 2015.
Apart from pre-booking and first come first serve thing there is one more catch to avail this offer. All Airtel pre-paid and non-Airtel customers necessarily need to opt for new Airtel postpaid MyPlan to be eligible for buying Redmi Note 4G. However if you already have a Airtel postpaid connection with a minimum of 500 MB of data pack activated then you are exempt from buying a new postpaid connection in order to buy a new Redmi Note 4G.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G Specification Overview:
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G is a single SIM device which is powered with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor. It features a 5.5-inch IPS display with 1280×720 pixels resolution which results in a pixel density of 267 ppi. Alongside processor we have a promising 2 GB RAM coupled with 8 GB of built in storage. If 8 GB of internal storage does not ful fil your requirements then it could also accommodate a microSD card up to 32 GB. Camera department comprise of a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and f/2.2 aperture, and a 5 megapixel front camera It comes power packed with 3,200 mAh of battery along with host of features like Gyroscope, Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, E-Compass, GPSwith A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy, USB On-the-Go and WiFi support.
Airtel Data Offer on Redmi Note 4G:
As this device is a 4G device, Airtel will be providing 4G SIM cards to Redmi Note buyers so that they can enjoy the blazing fast 4G speeds. If you are already on Airtel postpaid with at least 500 MB of 3G data pack activated then you will automatically be upgraded to 4G speeds when you buy a new Redmi Note 4G. One thing to note here is that 4G speeds will be available where ever Airtel is currently providing 4G services. Elsewhere customers will continue to enjoy 3G speeds and will automatically be upgraded to 4G speeds as and when Airtel rolls out it 4G network in their areas.
“In cities where Airtel 4G services are not yet available, customers will be automatically upgraded to 4G at the same tariff as their existing 3G data packs as and when 4G services are rolled out in these cities,” Airtel said.
Recommended: Airtel’s new postpaid MyPlan features
If you live in Bengaluru then you can subscribe to double data benefits on your existing Airtel 4G plan. To avail the double data benefit simply log on to http://www.airtellive.com/offers from your newly purchased Redmi Note 4G and the offer will be activated within next 48 hours. Below we have attached the double data benefit details for your perusal.
|Pack Type||Additional Data (free of cost)||Total Data||Offer Validity|
|1 GB 3G/4G pack @ Rs 250||Additional 1 GB at 4G speeds||2 GB||6 months|
|2 GB 3G/4G pack @ Rs 450||Additional 2 GB at 4G speeds||4 GB||6 months|
|3 GB 3G/4G pack @ Rs 650||Additional 3 GB at 4G speeds||6 GB||6 months|
|4 GB 3G/4G pack @ Rs 800||Additional 4 GB at 4G speeds||8 GB||6 months|
|5 GB 3G/4G pack @ Rs 950||Additional 5 GB at 4G speeds||10 GB||6 months|