Yesterday evening, Xiaomi company held an event in Kiev, which showed a new smartphone Redmi Note and Mi 5 Mix 2s, and also spoke about the start of sales and pricing in Ukraine.
In the beginning of the presentation Steven Wang, head of regional marketing, said on the recent success of Xiaomi. In particular, for 2017, the company has saved more than $15 billion, which is quite an impressive result when compared with other IT companies. For example, to achieve this result, Google took 9 years Facebook – 12, Alibaba and Tencent – 17 years, and Apple and Slovenia – 20 years. Xiaomi has generated $15 billion in just 7 years.
Moreover, Xiaomi now the brand No. 4 in the world. The company shows the growth rate at 87% (and more than 999% in Europe). Xiaomi is in the top 5 in the smartphone market in 15 countries. In Ukraine, this brand is No. 2.
This was followed by Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. The smartphone is positioned as the “flagship entry-level”. It is made in a frameless design, are equipped with a 5.99″ screen with Full HD resolution+, chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, 3 or 4 GB of RAM and 32 or 64 GB of internal memory. Battery capacity is 4000 mAh.
The smartphone has installed the best camera in the Note series (12 MP + 5 MP module). It supports auto focus with Dual Pixel technology, the pixel size was increased to 1.4 µm, and the aperture is f/1.9. Front camera – 13 MP, functions AI. Read more about characteristics of the smartphone can be read here.
Redmi Note 5 will go on sale in the near future. Option on 3/32 GB priced at 5999 UAH, and the version 4/64 GB – 6999 UAH. And it is quite good if to compare to competitors that the similarities are almost twice as expensive. By the way, the first buyers of the younger version of Redmi Note 5 will be able to buy a novelty on the sale that the store “ALLO” suits may 21, at a special price of 5555 UAH.
Then was presented Xiaomi Mi 2s Mix – full the flagship of the company. The smartphone looks very impressive: the smallest frame on the sides, the back panel is made from polycarbonate. Build excellent, in the hands of the smartphone is comfortable due to the rounded edges. Responsible for the performance of a top 845 chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon with Adreno graphics 630. On the Ukrainian market will be available version with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. Battery capacity – 3300 mAh.
Xiaomi Mi 2S Mix double is equipped with the main camera, which consists of 12 modules MP (wide – f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4 ám and the telephoto is f/2.4 and 1/2.9″, 1.0 µm) with twice the optical zoom, chetyrehluchevoy stabilization, portrait mode, and the main sensor Sony IMX363. I note that fototest DxOMark smartphone scored 101 points. Front camera supports face detection technology and is equipped with a 5 megapixel module. Read more about the characteristics you can read here.
Sales Mix Mi 2s in Ukraine will begin in June at a price of 15999 UAH. As in the case with Redmi Note 5, it is also a pretty good offer. The company itself compares its flagship with the Samsung Galaxy S9+ and iPhone X, and similar characteristics of the Mi 2s Mix good wins in price.