Xiaomi’s most affordable smartphone –Redmi Go – was launched last month and till now, it has only been made available for purchase through flash sales. But now, the Redmi Go’s flash sales have ended and it is available through open sales. The Chinese smartphone maker has announced that the handset will now be available for open sale on Flipkart, Mi.com and Mi Home Stores. The Redmi Go is the first smartphone from Xiaomi that runs on Android Go platform. The device also came with unlimited Google Photos storage along with an HD display, 3,000mAh battery and more. Xiaomi had said that the Redmi Go can support over 20 Indian languages as well as Google Assistant Hindi support (and Hinglish), especially for the Indian market.
Redmi Go price and sale offers
Redmi Go is available in only 1GB RAM/8GB storage variant in India that is priced at Rs 4,499. As we mentioned earlier, till now it was available via flash sales but now it will be available through open sales.
The device comes in two colour options to choose from – Black and Blue.
As mentioned above, the Redmi Go is available for purchase from Flipkart, Mi.com and Mi Home Stores. Redmi has also made an announcement on its Twitter handle about the open sale of the smartphone.
Sale offers of the Redmi Go includes an exchange offer on Flipkart and 5 percent instant discount if the customer purchases the device using an Axis Bank Buzz credit card. While Mi.com has also listed an exchange offer, and is offering up to Rs 2,200 cashback and up to 100GB data free from Reliance Jio. With the purchase of Redmi Go the customers will also get Mi Protect for Rs 399.
Redmi Go specifications
The Redmi Go sports a 5-inch HD (720 x 1280 pixels) display and runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition). The smartphone is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC and has Adreno 308 GPU. It packs 1GB of RAM along with 8GB of inbuilt storage and has support of a microSD card of up to 128GB. It supports dual-SIM (Nano) and has dedicated slots for SIM cards and the microSD card. The device packs a 3,000mAh battery which the company has said can last up to 10 days.
On the camera front, the Redmi Go comes with a single rear camera of 8MP with 1.12-micron pixels, an f/2.0 aperture with LED flash. While at the front, there is a 5MP camera, with 1.12-micron pixels and an f/2.2 aperture. Camera features of the Redmi Go includes full-HD video recording support, apart from HDR features, real-time filters, and smart scene detection. As mentioned earlier, the device comes with unlimited storage on Google Photos in high-quality resolution.
Other features of the Redmi Go includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.