Just when everybody was expecting Xiaomi to unveil the Redmi Note 2 Prime in India, it surprised everyone by launching the Redmi Note Prime today. One of the highlight of the device is that it is made in India, which makes it the second Mi phone manufactured in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh, in collaboration with Foxconn. The device will be up for purchase in White color option, for a price of Rs. 8,499. It will be exclusively up for purchase on Amazon.in and Mi.com, starting from 10AM tomorrow.
Commenting on the launch, Manu Jain, India Head, Xiaomi said,”We are really happy to be able to deliver to our promise of continuously innovating and catering to the needs of our Mi Fans. 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 3100 mAh high-capacity battery, coupled with MIUI optimisations, has enabled Redmi Note Prime to achieve the most impressive battery performance yet. Local manufacturing shows Xiaomi’s commitment to being a part of fabric of India and we are truly excited to roll out our second ‘Made In India’ offering for our Mi fans,”
The Redmi Note Prime features a 5.5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 64-bit processor paired with 2GB of RAM, and 16GB internal storage. It sports a 13-megapixel primary camera with LED flash, along with a 5-megapixel selfie camera. The device is backed by a 3,100mAh battery, and supports connectivity options such as dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and in terms of software, it runs Android 4.4 KitKat-based MIUI 7 out-of-the-box.