Xiaomi announced that Mi products will be made available at retail stores across the Philippines starting Saturday, 27 June 2015. To make it more convenient for Mi fans to easily get their hands on Mi products such as Redmi 2 and Mi Pad, they will be sold at over 200 locations nationwide, including MemoXpress, Silicon Valley and PC Express stores. More stores will be added gradually.
For an amazing price of PHP5,999, Redmi 2 features a 4.7-inch HD display. It runs on a quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor for faster and more powerful performance. With dual SIM, dual standby, users won’t have to manually switch SIM cards around with data support on both slots. The 8-megapixel rear camera on Redmi 2 features a 28-mm wide angle lens that is great for capturing photos, while the 2-megapixel front camera supports 720p video recording.
At the same time, all Mi products will continue being available online on Lazada Philippines. The suggested retail prices of Mi products at the retail stores will be the same as the online prices. This allows Mi fans to pick the most convenient way of purchasing their desired products.
Steve Vickers, General Manager Southeast Asia, Xiaomi, said, “Mi fans in the Philippines have asked for more ways to purchase Mi products, and we’ve listened. In addition to our main online sales channel, we’re excited to offer offline sales as an option. Mi fans will also benefit from being able to try out our latest products at experience zones located in certain stores, before making a decision and buying them on the spot.”
The initial list of products available offline and their corresponding suggested retail prices are as follows.
Redmi 2 – PHP 5,999
Mi Pad – PHP 10,999
16000mAh Mi Power Bank – PHP 1,299
Mi In-Ear Headphones – PHP 849