Xiaomi’s popular Hongmi phone has been under attack from rival low-cost smartphones for the past few months, Xiaomi’s response? Reduce the retail price of the already cheap Hongmi!
The Xiaomi Hongmi launched ealier last year at an incredible 799 Yuan here in China. Since the launch though rival phones from Huawei, Voto, Little Pepper, iOcean and JiaYu have threatened over take the MIUI equipped phone. To throw the market back in their favour Xioami plans to reduce the price of the Hongmi to just 699 Yuan ($115), over $15 cheaper than the it’s nearest rivals!
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The price drop also falls Xiaomi’s pattern of reducing current phone prices ahead of the launch of a new model. With rumours of a Xiaomi Hongmi 2 on the way, the reduction isn’t all that surprising.
The Xiaomi Hongmi is a the most afforable phone in the Xiaomi range and features a 1280 x 720 display, quad-core 1.5Ghz MT6589T processor, 1GB RAM, Samsung 8 mega-pixel rear camera, dual-SIM support and micro SD card reader.[ Source ]
Pandawill also reduce their price down to 189$ without any need of cupon or other bullshit… (Like spemall love to do…)
well fuck them, why the almost ask twice as much.
Not even one shop offers them the normal price
Do you know when are they going to sell the red model?
How can you buy the Hongmi at the Chinese price of 699 Yuan? Would it be available in shops in Shenzhen? Can you have it mailed to HK?
it is only TDCDMA model
Where to buy hongmi for $115?
don’t have 3g wcdma 850 next….
at699 yuan it is only Tdcdma model, Robin kindly mention this in the post