Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime With 4G Support, 3100mAh Battery Launched at Rs. 8,499

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Xiaomi, as promised, has unveiled its new Redmi Note Prime smartphone in India. Priced at Rs. 8,499, the Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime will be available exclusively via Amazon India and Mi.com, starting 10am IST Tuesday.

The Chinese company in a press note confirms that the Redmi Note Prime is the second ‘Made in India’ smartphone after the Redmi 2 Prime, which was launched in August this year. Much like the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime, the Redmi Note Prime will be manufactured in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh, in partnership with Foxconn. At this price point, Xiaomi’s new Redmi Note Prime will be up against the popular Lenovo K3 Note.

The Redmi Note Prime runs Android 4.4 KitKat-based MIUI 7. It is a dual-SIM supporting smartphone that features a 5.5-inch IPS display with a HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution. The handset is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor clubbed with 2GB LPDDR3 of RAM.

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The smartphone includes 16GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB). The handset sports a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash, and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The handset is backed by a 3100mAh battery.

Connectivity options of the Redmi Note Prime include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with hotspot functionality, Bluetooth v4.0, FM radio, Micro-USB 2.0, USB-OTG and GPS/ A-GPS. It measures 154×78.7×9.4mm and weighs 185 grams.

Commenting on the launch, Manu Jain, India Head, Xiaomi said, “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 3100mAh 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.”

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Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime detailed specifications 

General
Release date December 2015
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 154.00 x 78.70 x 9.40
Weight (g)185.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3100
Removable batteryNo
ColoursWhite
SAR value0.00
Display
Screen size (inches)5.50
TouchscreenYes
Resolution720×1280 pixels
Hardware
Processor1.2GHz  quad-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 410
RAM2GB
Internal storage16GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)32
Camera
Rear camera13-megapixel
FlashYes
Front camera5-megapixel
Software
Operating SystemAndroid 4.4
SkinMIUI 7
Connectivity
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supportedNA
GPSYes
BluetoothYes
NFCNo
InfraredNo
Wi-Fi DirectNo
MHL OutNo
HDMINo
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1 
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/ CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SIM 2 
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/ CDMAGSM
3GNo
4G/ LTENo
Sensors
Compass/ MagnetometerNo
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo

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