Xiaomi is among the most popular names when it comes to smartphone markets in Asia. For years there has been speculation that the company plans to enter the Western markets, and specifically that of the US. However, in a rather surprising move today, Xiaomi announced their first ever set of smartphones in Mexico: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and the Redmi 4X.
Xiaomi made their first ever corporate presentation in Mexico today, and announced that the phones would arrive in the country this month. Xiaomi has started off with the latest set of Redmi smartphones: Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4X, both of which would be made available online as well as offline. Xiaomi has been eyeing the Latin American markets for a while, and Mexico seems like a good entry point. With over 44.2 Million smartphone users in the nation, Xiaomi aims at becoming the number one smartphone maker in the nation.
Mexico is a country where the average purchasing power is not as high as many other nations. People are looking for affordable, feature-rich smartphones, and Xiaomi fits the bill exactly. Xiaomi, with the Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4X on Amazon, Best Buy, Soriana, Elektra, and Walmart websites. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will be available towards the end of May, starting at MXN 5,499 (around $285). However those looking forward to the Xiaomi Redmi 4x will have to wait a little more. Xiaomi has announced the price of the device, stating that it will come out into the markets for MXN 3,999 (around $200).
Talking about the retail presence, Xiaomi stated that the phones are going to be made available offline in Coppel, Best Buy, and Sam’s Club. Additionally, Xiaomi also announced their MiCommunity LATAM, which is a forum where Xiaomi fans can come together and participate in various activities. Active participants of this MiCommunity get exclusive access to fan and launch events, and products as well!