The Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi has enjoyed a warm welcome in India, and after launching a series of phones, the company announced theRedmi 2 Prime (review), which was its first device to be manufactured in India. Taking the legacy forward is the new Redmi Note Prime. The Note Prime is a buffed-up version of the Redmi Note 4G, and is a part of company’sVery Mi Christmas special sale.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime comes with a 5.5-inch HD IPS display, which offers a pixel density of 267ppi. The phone comes powered by a 64-bit quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor mated to 2GB of RAM. Inbuilt storage is 16GB, which can be further expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card. The camera department includes a 13MP f/2.4 primary snapper, along with a 5-megapixel f/2.2 front-facing shooter for selfies. The phone sports dual-SIM slots and offers 4G connectivity. Juice is provided by a 3,100mAH battery.
The phablet is quite similar to the Redmi Note 4G (review), with the differences being support for dual-SIMs and an upgraded processor with 64-bit architecture.
“With the launch of Redmi Note Prime, we are glad to provide our Mi Fans an opportunity to upgrade to an even more powerful smartphone with an expanded memory and dual-SIM capabilities. The 3,100 mAh high-capacity battery, coupled with MIUI optimisations, has enabled Redmi Note Prime to achieve the most impressive battery performance yet.”, said Manu Jain, India Head, Xiaomi.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime has been priced at Rs 8,499, and will be available exclusively via Amazon and Mi.com, starting 10:00 am on December 15th.