Along with the MediaTek MT6592 powered Redmi Note, Xiaomi had also announced a 4G variant of the device which was especially made for the Indian market. The 4G variant ditches the MT6592 for a Snapdragon 400 SoC, and costs 1,000 INR more than the 3G versio, at 9,999 INR (US$158).
Although the phone is being sold unlocked in India, it is available via Airtel’s offline channel for now. To book the 4G LTE version of the Redmi Note, citizens of India living in the following cities: Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad, and Ghaziabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata can head over to Airtel.in/mi and book themselves a Redmi Note 4G.
A couple of things though, to avail this offer you will have to have a post-pay SIM from Airtel and also subscribe to their 500MB data pack. The good thing here is that the Airtel will offer 4G data at the same rates as 3G, so if there’s Airtel’s 4G LTE network in your city, you’re in a bit of a win.
To remind you of the Redmi Note 4G’s specifications, the device comes with a 5.5-inch 720p display, a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC, 2GB of RAM, 8GB of on-board storage, a 13 mega-pixel rear camera, a 5 mega-pixel front camera and a 3100mAh removable battery.[Via]