Bhubaneswar: Xiaomi, India’s number one smartphone brand, today announced its renewed commitment to the ‘Make in India’ initiative with its seventh manufacturing plant in India, in partnership with Flex Ltd.
Xiaomi also launched Redmi Go, the company’s newest addition to its smartphone portfolio. With an aggressive price tag, Redmi Go makes a great entry-level smartphone. In addition, Xiaomi announced its own UPI payment solution app – Mi Pay for millions of Xiaomi MIUI users in India enabling them to access digital payment solutions.
A quad-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 425 processor in tandem with 1GB of RAM powers the smartphone with Android Oreo (Go edition) offering a fluid experience to everyone. Users can take sharp and detailed photos and record video in full-HD resolution using the 8MP rear camera, while the 5MP sensor on the front allows for great selfies. A 5-inch (12.7cm) HD touchscreen display (1280 x 720p) recreates bright and vivid colours while ensuring that Redmi Go is a handy phone that sits comfortably in any hand.
With 1GB RAM and 8GB onboard storage, Redmi Go offers support for 4G VoLTE with dual SIM support and a dedicated microSD card that can work with up to 128GB cards. All of this is powered by a 3000mAh battery, delivering a battery life that Mi Fans have come to expect of Xiaomi. Redmi Go will be available Blue and Black colour variants for INR 4,499 starting 12 noon, 22nd March across Mi.com, Flipkart and Mi Home stores. Users will also get an INR 2,200 cashback with 100GB* data free with Jio.
Anuj Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer, Xiaomi India, on the occasion of Redmi Go launch shared, “We are thrilled to launch our all-new Redmi Go featuring the Android Oreo (Go edition), powered by the SnapdragonTM 425 processor along with a 5-inch HD display and 3000mAh battery. This makes Redmi Go a bridge for crores of consumers in India who are yet to gain access to the internet world. “Packed with innovative features of incredible quality offered at a truly honest price, Redmi Go empowers individuals across India to enjoy a full-fledged smart technology experience at the tip of their fingers.”