As announced earlier, Xiaomi now officially debuted the UK market by launching a couple of smartphones. With the domestic market reaching a saturation point, the Chinese brands have started looking outside. The Asian markets are obviously the first choice and a few brands have also been dominating in a few countries. While a couple of Chinese brands are already popular in the European markets, the others are now widely expanding into the EU countries.
Before launching in the UK, Xiaomi smartphones are already available in a few European markets. Xiaomi also announced to open its first Mi Store in the UK on November 18th. Talking about the newly launched devices, the company for the first time brought the Mi 8 Explorer Edition outside of China. It comes with flagship specifications and costs same as the OnePlus 6T, i.e. £499. With the Redmi 6A, the company is also targeting the budget segment.
At just £99, the device comes with a 5.45-inch HD+ display and 12nm Helio A22 quad-core processor. The devices also support dual SIM dual standby. For the initial few weeks, the company is also offering a free Mi Band 3 along with every purchase of the Redmi 6A smartphone. The Mi Band 3 fitness separately costs £26, but the first 10,000 units with a limited edition strap will be on sale for just £19. It also launched the Mi Electric Scooter for £399 in the UK. Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more details!