A few days ago, Xiaomi revealed the cheapest smartphone in their portfolio, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A. the phone will be going on sale at noon today on Amazon India and MI.com. The phone will retail for Rs. 5,999 but buyers will only be able to choose between the Dark Grey and the Gold colours, since the Rose Gold colour will be only April 6 onwards.
For those considering buying the Xiaomi Redmi 4A, there are a number of offers that can be availed. Amazon is offering a 10 percent cashback to those who pay using their IndusInd debit or credit cards, regardless of whether they buy on Amazon’s website or the mobile App. Amazon is also throwing in some Kindle credit, Rs. 200 worth, but that’s only being offered to the first 100,000 customers. The staggering number should be an indicator of how many units Xiaomi and Amazon are expecting to sell. The only catch with the Kindle credit is that it must be redeemed within 90 days of receipt.
Amazon isn’t the only one dishing our offers. Idea is offering 28GB of 4G data to those prepaid customers who buy the Xiaomi Redmi 4A. There’s of course a data cap of 1GB per day and just 28 days of validity. All you have to do in order to avail the offer is recharge for Rs. 343, and you’ll quickly receive said 28GB of 4G data, along with 300 minutes of free calls every day and a total of 3000 local+STD SMS, all meant to be used up with the 28 day validity.
In case the offers have convinced you of buying the Xiaomi Redmi 4A, let us recap the specs for you. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 425 processor and 2GB of RAM. It features a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1280×720. On the back, it has a 13 megapixel camera and for the front, there is a 5 megapixel camera for all your selfie needs. The Xiaomi Redmi 4A comes with just 16GB of on-board storage, but it can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. Lastly, the phone runs off of a 3120mAh battery, which, given the specs of the phone, is bound to last pretty long.