Xiaomi's best-selling smartphone, Redmi Note 4, gets a price cut in India

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 price cut on Flipkart, starts Rs 8999: Everything to know

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 gets permanent Rs 1000 price cut, new price makes it all the more appealing

Xiaomi's popular selling Redmi Note 4 has got a permanent price cut in India. It will start at Rs 8,999 though the 4GB RAM version is available at Rs 11,999.

The 3GB +32GB variant of Redmi Note 4 which was priced at Rs 10,999 will be now available at Rs 9,999 while the 4GB + 64GB variant which was priced at Rs 12,999 will now come at Rs 11,999. The Redmi Y1 is available at a budget price tag of Rs 6,999. For all intents and purposes, the Redmi Note 4 will not see another Android OS update, but it should continue to receive MIUI updates. However, there is a catch to this "exchange offer".

The company is also offering the Redmi Note 4 for Rs 999 on its "Buy with exchange" offer where customers would have to part with their own smartphones to avail the new price.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is being sold in Black, Gold and Grey (only for 4GB variant) colour options. It comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p IPS LCD display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor clubbed with Adreno 506GPU. The smartphone offers a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with dual tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Redmi Note 4 is further backed by a 4,100mAh battery.

In related news, Xiaomi recently launched the Redmi Y1 (first impressions) and Redmi Y1 Lite smartphones in India.

Flipkart is also offering a one year buyback guarantee on the Redmi Note 4 for an extra cost of Rs 149. If you've waiting to upgrade to a new mid-range phone for some time, this is a good opportunity. Follow up to the much successful Redmi Note 3; the Redmi Note 4 exists primarily to correct the camera shortcomings of its predecessor, according to the company. The camera is above average but if you want the dual-rear camera experience for under Rs 15,000 there are options in the market. There is 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB storage space as mentioned above.

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