Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is launched in the start of this year in India. In the first flash sales around 2,50,000 units were sold out in less than 10 minutes. The company have also announced this week that more than 1 million units of Redmi Note 4 is sold in just 45 days. Now comes the big moment for those who are eagerly waiting to grab the phone, it is now available though offline stores across 700+ stores.
Today Xiaomi India have announced that, the company have partnered with many different offline vendors to make the phone available in most of the locations in India. The offline price will be slightly higher than the online price, but that will be minimal considering the waiting time for many. The announcement comes ahead of the planned media event, where company is expected to launch new products in Redmi series.
Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi VP and managing director, Xiaomi India have shared the news via his Facebook post.
We are happy to share that we are partnering with Poorvika Mobiles, Sangeetha Mobiles, Big C Mobiles, and LOT Mobiles to make our phones available across 700+ stores. We are also introducing a pre-order service for Mi Fans wanting to buy our phones from offline stores. Under this scheme, consumers can pre-order #RedmiNote4 and other phones by paying a small advance payment of INR 1000.
Xiaomi have started the flash sales concept with Mi3 model, and was successful with the same. Xiaomi India have earlier mentioned that the company is trying to extend the retail network across India. "We spent 2016 building strong operations in our offline distribution and paving the way to bring innovation in our offline model. We started this with our direct to retail model, and with the introduction of pre-order, we are extending our innovation to everyone," said Vipin Raina, who heads offline sales for Xiaomi India.
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Manu Jain extended his Facebook post with the pre-order information of Redmi Note 4.
To start with, this pre-order scheme is available across 700+ stores of Sangeetha Mobiles, Poorvika Mobiles, Big C Mobiles, and LOT Mobiles in southern India, and 1500+ offline mom n pop stores across Delhi, Jaipur and Chandigarh. Redmi Note 4 sale across Poorvika, Sangeetha, Bic and LOT stores start on 18th March. Excited about this new step towards our innovative DTR (direct to retail) distribution model.
With the offline availabilty Redmi Note 4 will surely surpass the record set by Redmi Note 3 last year. Redmi Note 3 is still a best selling device, and the device may also be available via offline sales soon.
[Announcement] Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is now available via Offline stores