Chinese consumer electronics maker Xiaomi has revised the prices of some of its devices in India. And by revised, we mean increased. And this increase will be applicable on the devices with immediate effect.
According to Xiaomi, the reason behind the increase in the price of its products is the fact that the value of Rupee has depreciated against the Dollar by almost 15%. And this has led to an increase in the input cost of the devices made by Xiaomi.
The Xiaomi devices whose price have been increased include Android smartphones, powerbanks and televisions. At the launch of some of these devices, the company had specifically said that the prices are subject to change. the company also tweeted about the change via its official handle.
Mi Fans, we have an important update regarding Redmi 6, Redmi 6A, Mi Powerbank 2i, and Mi TV. pic.twitter.com/014Sn9uEf7
— Redmi India – #Redmi9 is here! (@RedmiIndia) November 10, 2018
Here’s the list of Xiaomi devices whose price has been revised:
Xiaomi Redmi 6A (2GB RAM/16GB storage model)
The price of the base model of Redmi 6A smartphone has been increased by Rs 600 and the smartphone is now available for Rs 6,599.
Xiaomi Redmi 6A (3GB RAM/ 32GB storage model)
The 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage version of Xiaomi Redmi 6A’s price has now been hiked by Rs 500 and the phone now costs Rs 7,499.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 (3GB RAM/32GB storage model)
The 3GB RAM/32GB storage model of Xiaomi Redmi 6 mobile has got a price hike of Rs 500 and interested buyers would have to spend Rs 8,499 to purchase it.
10000mAh Power Bank 2i
Xiaomi India has hiked the price of 10000mAh Power Bank 2i by Rs 100, and now it is available at Rs 899
Mi TV 4C Pro 32-inch
Xiaomi has increased the prices of its televisions too. The 32-inch model of Mi TV 4C Pro has received a price hike of Rs 1,000 and is now available for Rs 15,999.
Mi TV 4A Pro 49-inch
The 49-inch variant of Mi TV 4A Pro is now available for Rs 31,999 after receiving a price hike of Rs 1,000.
Speaking about hiking the price of its devices, Xiaomi India said, “As you are aware, rupee has depreciated against the dollar by nearly 15 per cent since the beginning of the year, which has resulted in a significant rise in the input cost for us. To offset this, a few of our products will witness marginal price adjustment and will now move from their introductory price phase announced during their launch in September.”