Xiaomi is currently ruling the Indian smartphone industry with its mid-range and budget series smartphones. From the last few Quarters, Redmi has been the No. 1 Brand in India in terms of smartphone sales.
Redmi Series smartphones are famous for its aggressive pricing, but from the past few months, Redmi has been increasing the prices of its budget and mid-range series smartphone. Rising Dollar prices and a higher percentage of taxes are the two main reasons why Redmi has been increasing the costs of the phones after the launch.
Silently, Redmi has now increased the prices of its popular smartphones Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A Dual. Redmi Note 8 was launched last year at a starting price of Rs. 9,999. The phone was announced in two variants i.e., 4/64GB and 6/128GB. The base model with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage is now available at Rs. 11,999, and the 6GB RAM model is priced at Rs. 14,499. Redmi Note 8 price is increased by around Rs. 2000.
Redmi 8 was available for Rs 9299, and Now it is increased by 200 Rs. Currently, the phone is available for Rs. 9499. It was launched last year at a price tag of around Rs. 7,999; if we do the maths, it has seen a price hike of Rs. 1500 since it’s launch in India.
Just liked the Redmi 8, The budget model Redmi 8A Dual Price is increased by Rs. 200. The base model of 2GB RAM and 32GB storage is now available for Rs. 7,499, whereas the 3/32GB model is currently priced at Rs. 7,999. The starting launch price of Redmi 8A Dual was Rs. 6,499. Redmi has hiked the price of Redmi 8A Dual by Rs. 1000.
The new prices of the phones have been updated on Xiaomi’s official website Mi.Com, Amazon India and Flipkart. Looking at current market situations, Redmi might increase the rates of other phones in upcoming days.