Xiaomi has officially announced its new Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphones which offer a big screen experience at an affordable price. Featuring a tall 18:9 display aspect ratio, the screen takes up a larger viewing area while it maintains a compact footprint compared to a typical 16:9 display. What’s interesting is that the Redmi 5 series is very affordable with a starting price of just 799CNY (about RM493).
UPDATE:: Xiaomi Redmi 5 series is now official.
Xiaomi has achieved a new major milestone when it shipped over 10 million smartphones for the month of September. This is a record high for the Chinese smartphone maker that’s known for selling high-spec phones at lower price points.
In conjunction with the upcoming Hari Merdeka celebration, Xiaomi Malaysia is offering a special bundle promo for its entry-level Redmi 4X smartphone. Originally announced at RM679, the Redmi 4X can be yours at RM649 and it comes with a free fast charging powerbank worth RM85.
UPDATE: Xiaomi Redmi 3S is officially priced from RM599 in Malaysia. More details here.
This year Xiaomi has released a mid-range device, a flagship and a huge phablet in Malaysia. The missing piece left is an entry-level smartphone below RM600.
If you’ve been longing for a cheap and cheerful device, Xiaomi Malaysia is about to introduce its new Redmi 3S in our market very soon.
Last month, Xiaomi announced the Redmi Pro which is the flagship model in the affordable Redmi series. If that wasn’t enough, Xiaomi will be introducing yet another new smartphone (or possible two) tomorrow.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3 isn’t officially available in Malaysia yet but they have announced even more variants of the Redmi 3 series in China. Following the announcement of its higher-end Redmi 3 Pro, the Chinese company now has the Redmi 3S and the Redmi 3X. The Redmi 3S looks like an updated version of the Redmi 3 but it still maintains the same starting price of 699 CNY which is below RM500.
Hugo Barra, Global VP of Xiaomi made full use of his time on stage earlier today. The exec rolled around in the company’s Ninebot mini high-fiving and networking with eager Mi fans. He spent most of his time on stage talking about how the global variant of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 that outperforms the Nexus 6P and the OnePlus 2.
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Malaysian Mi fans are in for some fun, as the local Xiaomi HQ has announced a select few will be chosen to spend some quality time with the one of the most affordable power-packed devices – the Redmi Note 3 Pro – before its official launch.
Only 15 hopefuls will be chosen and if you tick all the right boxes, you’ll be able to keep the Redmi Note 3 Pro, free of charge. The smartphone maker has also announced its plan to release the device sometime in April 2016.
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