Surprise surprise. Chinese Smartphone maker Xiaomi is coming to Singapore. The first phone to hit our island is the Redmi (aka Hongmi). The quad core, dual SIM Andorid phone will be available in Singapore from 21 February 2014 at S$169 without contract.
Looking at the specs and the pricing, it is no surprise that Xiaomi managed to sell 100,000 units in 4 minutes. Redmi can be purchased at Xiaomi Singapore website from 21 February at 12pm noon onwards.
Xiaomi will be setting up their International headquarters for the global team here in Singapore. So expect to see more Xiaomi phones coming. In fact, the company already announced that the Xiaomi Mi 3 is will be coming to Singapore on 07 March 2014 at S$419. More on that later.