Xiaomi fans might find it so disappointing to see their favorite brand get expensive soon. We all know Xiaomi has made the smartphone space really accommodating by offering high-end smartphones at a portable price but now the well-known Chinese phone maker is planning to increase the price of
Xiaomi smartphones have brought competition amongst big brands like Samsung and OnePlus. Xiaomi devices have dominated the Mid-range segment for some time now forcing even Samsung to come with a different approach to the Mid-range devices.
According to a recent report via Technode, the company’s CEO Lei Jun has hinted that Xiaomi phones will get a little more expensive soon as the company plans to leave the reputation for producing cheap hardware behind.
Lei said, “Actually, we want to get rid of this reputation that our phones cost less than RMB 2,000. We want to invest more and make better products.”
Xiaomi’s plan to increase price in its smartphone may be a good thing for the company, but, on the other
If at any point the company becomes an overpriced company like Samsung, fans might decide to go for other manufacturers since cheap hardware has been the company’s USP (unique selling point).
However, it would be great to see the approach Xiaomi is coming with and how it would impact the company.
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