Xiaomi launched its most expected Redmi Note 4 smartphone in India last week. It went on open sale at 12PM yesterday. Yesterday it did not announce the number of units it sold. Today it has revealed that it sold over 2,50,000 units of Redmi Note 4 units in just 10 minutes on both Flipkart and Mi.com. Xiaomi said that the first sale of Redmi Note 4 witnessed more than 3x and 5x quantity of the first sale of Redmi 3S and Redmi Note 3 respectively.
Achievement unlocked - with the love & support from the greatest Mi fans in the world, we present you this! Hit RT now & we'll do the rest! pic.twitter.com/YHSFaVCjTY— Redmi India (@RedmiIndia) January 24, 2017
The second sale in scheduled for next Monday, January 30th on Flipkart and February 3rd on Mi.com. According to Flipkart listing, only the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage variant and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant in Gold and Dark Gray colors will go on sale next week.
Xiaomi said that the Matte Black color version will be available sometime in the third week on February. The 2GB RAM version is expected to go on sale on Mi.com next Friday.
To remind you, the Redmi Note 4 packs a 5.5-inch 1080p screen, similar to the Redmi Note 3, but this is powered by a an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 SoC, instead of Hexa-Core Snapdragon 650 processor on the Redmi Note 3. It runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with MIUI 8 top, has a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash and phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
It has brushed metal body with chamfered edges, hybrid dual SIM support, fingerprint sensor on the back, 4G LTE connectivity along with support for VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) and packs a 4100mAh battery.
Commenting on the new milestone, Manu Jain, India Head – Xiaomi India said:
We are really thankful to everyone for making the first sale of Redmi Note 4 a great success. We are extremely ambitious about this product and it gives me immense joy to start the year with such acceptance and love for Redmi Note 4. This love motivates us to work harder to make more quantities available for our Mi Fans and build a beautiful Redmi Note 4 story in India. We are excited as we take the first step in 2017 and look forward to achieving many more milestones this year.