Update: Barra has said on Facebook that they are resuming sales of Redmi 1S from next week (Dec 23) and will also start selling Redmi Note 4G "shortly". Earlier: Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has been allowed to import or sell Qualcomm chipset-based handsets in India until January 8 (hat tip - PTI News). This essentially means that Xiaomi will be able to sell Redmi Note 4G and Redmi 1S in India while Redmi Note that runs on Mediatek-based chipset will continue to remain banned. Redmi Note 4G was expected to go on sale by the end of December. Update: Xiaomi can also sell its flagship smartphone Mi4 in India, which was expected to go on sale in India in Q1 2014. The company also has to deposit Rs 100 per device it has sold or sells until January 5, as indicated by Mint. Medianama had also learnt this from sources, however we were unable to confirm it from Xiaomi's India head Manu Jain. The company has declined to comment on this to Medianama. Last week, an ex-parte interim injunction by the Delhi High Court had directed custom officials to stop the imports and restrain Xiaomi from selling, advertising, manufacturing or importing devices that infringe on Ericsson’s standard essential patents (SEP). Local commissioners had also been appointed to visit Xiaomi offices to ensure the implementation of these orders. The court had also directed Xiaomi and Flipkart (Xiaomi's exclusive sales partner in India) to provide information on the number of mobile devices sold by the handset maker in India and the revenue earned from…
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