Xiaomi is set to make an announcement in India on July 7. The company has taken to Twitter to put up a cryptic teaser, which asks its fans to get ready to change their phones . Also Read - Mi Band X strapless smart band with 360-degree flexible display under works?
7th July 10am on http://t.co/rt7nnZnKKS . Put it down on your to-do list now. RT and remind your friends too! pic.twitter.com/o7wXqm7Xhw Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 40,000 in July 2021: Mi Notebook 14, Asus VivoBook 14, and moreAlso Read - Friendship Day gifting ideas for your young tech-savvy besties under Rs 5,000
Redmi India (@RedmiIndia) July 5, 2015
Interestingly, Xiaomi has started a new Twitter handle especially for its Redmi lineup of smartphones. As seen above, the teaser just about shows the price tag Rs 5,999. If we were to hazard a guess, it could be a price cut for the Xiaomi Redmi 2 by Rs 1,000, which is in line with recent announcements. Alternatively, it could also be an exchange offer for the Redmi Note 4G, which brings the price of the phablet further down to Rs 5,999.
Xiaomi recently slashed the price of the Redmi Note 4G, which is now available for Rs 7,999. It also slashed prices of the Mi 4, whereby the 64GB is available for Rs 19,999, while the 16GB variant is now available for Rs 14,999.
To refresh, the Redmi 2 sports a 4.7-inch HD IPS display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core 64-bit processor, paired with Adreno 306 GPU. The smartphone also features an 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 2,200mAh battery, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots supporting LTE, Wi-Fi, USB OTG, and Bluetooth. On the software front, it runs on MIUI 6 out-of-the-box.
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