Xiaomi has finally made available its Redmi Note 4 in offline market. The smartphone was launched in India back in January 2017 and could be purchased only from Flipkart in the weekly sale.
Due to Flipkart exclusively sales strategy, many interested people couldn’t buy this phone and the phone also had restricted availability. Now the phone is available in offline stores in limited cities. The company is selling across across 700 large retail stores of Sangeetha, Lot Mobile and BigC, and over 1500 smaller offline stores.
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Offline stores will only see 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB variants. It is worth to note that the company has increased the price of the phone. The basic variant is priced at Rs. 11499 in the country while the same phone is available online for Rs. 10999 .
The company started taking pre-order on March 14 and ended on March 17.
With offline availability, Xiaomi will get the large market opportunity that is currently being leveraged by Vivo and Oppo. There are many cities where Flipkart’s delivery is not available. Now those people can think of buying Xiaomi phones.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is a big success of the company after Redmi Note 3. Xiaomi has already announced to sell over 1 million Redmi Note 4 in India that makes it the fastest phone to sell 1 million units. With offline reach, this number will grow faster.