Xiaomi said to be working on $50 Android smartphone!


Xiaomi’s Hongmi might be one of the better value phones on the market but even that $130 phone is starting to look pricey when compared to the JiaYu F1, but Xiaomi aren’t giving up yet and are believed to be working on a $50 phone!

Xiaomi are aiming to expand throughout Asia and a low cost phone could be just what the company needs to break in to emerging markets. Obviously, details of the $50 Xiaomi haven’t been made public yet, but we can guess the phone will be running one of Mediatek entrylevel quad-core MT6582 chipsets, around 1GB RAM and possibly a 4.5-inch display.

When Xiaomi plan to launch is also a mystery, but we will keep you updated with all the latest news!

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9 Comments

  1. sam
    January 10, 2014

    i highly doubt it will have 1gb and 4.5″ considering jaiyu’s phone is 512mb and 4″ 🙁

    • zaikatanox
      January 10, 2014

      A 50 dollar phone with MTK 6582, and 1 GB of RAM? That sounds unbelievable. All sub-100 US$ smartphones usually sport a slow dual-core (maybe 6572) and low-resolution screens. If Xiaomi can really pull this off (this year, not in 15 years), then hats off to them 🙂

  2. bhendrajana
    January 10, 2014

    Next time they will announce hexadeca-core phone with dual 48MP camera, 32GB RAM, 16TB storage and king kong glass for only $100… yet you have to preorder 15 years in advance.

    • sam
      January 10, 2014

      and they will only have 1000 available on launch day.

    • Anonymous
      January 12, 2014

      King kong glass? lol

      • Alex
        January 17, 2014

        You got me laughing over here, practically fell off my chair! King Kong glass, Ohh my gosh, I’m laughing up a storm over here!

    • Alex
      January 17, 2014

      My goodness! 10 minutes pasted, and I’m still giggling over here lol!

  3. Yaroslav Vishnyak
    January 10, 2014

    >>When Xiaomi plan to launch is also a mystery
    with such specs and price, i think it would be somewhere in 2015. 🙂

  4. zdanee
    January 10, 2014

    Amen! I would be happier if they made a 4.3″ Mi3 with a Snapdragon 800 thou.