Published: Thu, April 05, 2018
Research | By Raquel Erickson

Xiaomi confirms April 13 as release date for gaming phone in invite

Xiaomi confirms April 13 as release date for gaming phone in invite

Top Chinese Android smartphone makers including Huawei and Xiaomi, as well as sister companies OPPO and Vivo, are all targeting record device shipments in 2018, DigiTimes reported Wednesday, citing industry sources familiar with their plans.

If you think the price increase is too much to pay for the device, then you'd have to wait for the next flash sale billed to hold on April 6 (Friday) in China. During the two day sale period, Xiaomi is offering heavy discounts and deals on its products across segments like - smartphones, smart TVs, Xiaomi Accessories and more. The site was able to get its hands on an official invitation confirming the upcoming device's launch date.

SBI Bank credit card users can get up to 5 percent instant discount on buying Xiaomi products.

In the Mi Fan Festival, Xioami is selling few of its newly launched products like the three new Mi TVs that the company launched in India recently. In this segment also the Nokia 6 (2018) will face tough competition from the Redmi Note 5 Pro and the Honor 7X as they both come with better processors.


Xiaomi-backed Black Shark is all set to debut a gaming smartphone next week. Xiaomi is also partnering with a popular music application, Musical.ly to offer more discounts and offers.

The original RRP of the Mi Mix 2S is 3299 yuan for the standard version of the millet MIX 2S but in some cases, this price has risen to 3499 yuan. The Mi Headphones Comfort that are usually priced at Rs 2,999, are available for Rs 2,699, whereas the Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro HD that are priced at Rs 1,999, are available for just Rs 1,699.

- Mi Business Backpack sells for Rs 899. If you get a Redmi 5 or Redmi 5 Plus, Xiaomi is bundling a 10,000mAh Mi Power Bank 2 for free.

The Mi Bluetooth Speaker Basic 2 and Mi Earphones Basic combo can be purchased for Rs 399, and the Mi Band - HRX Edition with Mi Band Strap - HRX Edition can be purchased for Rs 199.

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