As reported by The Mobile Indian earlier, Airtel has started offering Redmi Note 4G via its physical retail stores. The Redmi Note 4G, priced at Rs 9,999, will be available in 133 Airtel stores across six cities – Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi-NCR and Kolkata. Airtel will also organise a ‘Mi Day’ each week at select stores in these cities enabling customers to walk-in and walk-out with a Redmi Note 4G even without any pre-booking.
“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,” said Airtel in a press release.
Xiaomi Redmi note 4G has Snapdragon 400 quad core processor, single SIM slot and a 3200 mAh battery. It has a 5.5-inch IPS display with 1280×720 pixel resolution, 2 GB RAM, 8 GB on-board storage, 32 GB micro SD card slot, 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and f/2.2 aperture, and a 5 megapixel front camera. Other than that the phone has Gyroscope, Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, E-Compass, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy, USB On-the-Go and WiFi support.
Airtel’s Data Offer on Redmi Note
While Airtel postpaid customers having at least 500 MB 3G data pack activated on their connection can easily move to the Redmi Note, Airtel prepaid and non-Airtel customers will have to first opt for an Airtel postpaid myPlan when they purchase the Redmi Note 4G. Alternatively, Xiaomi fans could walk-in to select Airtel stores in their city during a “Mi Day” to purchase the Redmi Note 4G without pre-booking the same online. The devices will be sold at these stores on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Customers purchasing the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G will also be provided a 4G SIM and will be able experience 4G speeds on their device in cities where Airtel offers 4G services. Existing Airtel 3G users can enjoy 4G speeds on their new Redmi Note 4G at the same tariff as their existing 3G plan, without activating any special 4G plan.
“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.
Mi India fans will be able to book the Redmi Note 4G through Airtel’s website (www.Airtel.in/mi, http://www.airtel.in/mi). Airtel stores will accept various payment modes including Credit Card, Debit Card or Cash.
Postpaid customers in Bengaluru can also avail a promotional offer of double data benefits on their 4G plans by logging onto www.Airtellive.com/offers (http://www.airtellive.com/offers) from their new Redmi Note 4G. The offer is valid only on the Redmi Note 4G on Airtel and will be activated within 48 hours. The offers are as mentioned in the table below: