Xiaomi who is well known for its great devices at surprisingly low prices and had gain a lot of popularity in India.Now Xiaomi has officially announced the increase in the pricing for the recently launched Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi TV 4 due to recent changes in tax structure on PCBA imports and the depreciation of the rupee (by ~5% since the beginning of the year).
Those who are looking to buy the new Xiaomi Mi TV 4 or Redmi Note 5 Pro there is bad news as Xiaomi has increased the pricing due to recent changes in tax structure on PCBA imports.As per Xiaomi, the Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB+64GB variant which was selling for Rs.13,999/- will cost Rs.14,999/- from May 1 whereas the Mi LED TV 4 55” which was launched at Rs.39,999/- is now priced at Rs.44,999/- from May 1.
Both the devices will be available across India via Mi Home, Mi.com, and Flipkart from May 1. After Apple hiking their iPhone lineup we have the popular Chinese brand Xiaomi following and increasing their pricing only for the above mentioned two products. We are still not sure what about other products will their pricing be increased or will remain unchanged.
Anyway, those who have pre-ordered the Redmi Note 5 Pro earlier will be able to get the device at Rs.13,999/-.So we have to wait and watch the effect of an increase in pricing to Redmi Note 5 Pro which was a bestseller on Flipkart and we already have the competitor with Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 which is cost relatively lower than the Note 5 Pro.