The time we have all been waiting for will finally happen! The first authorized Xiaomi Mi Store in the Philippines is slated to open on February 17, 2018 at 10 am at Ayala’s TriNoma Mall in Quezon City.
Be sure to be there before 10 o’clock in the morning to win exciting prizes as well as giveaways. You can pre-register here to get a chance to win Xiaomi’s Mi A1 Android One smartphone. Moreover, Xiaomi will also be offering exclusive discounts and promos on the day of the opening.
Meanwhile, Xiaomi is planning to set up a representative office in Thailand in the first quarter of the year, followed by ones in India and Indonesia.
The tech company will also partner with mobile telecom operator to provide executive smartphone models and will joint with partners to set up over 190 stores in Bangkok, as well as launch three more smartphones to support entry level market.
John Chen, the regional sales director of Xiaomi for Southeast Asia, stated that the company sees Thailand as having soaring potential growth after it entered the Thai market back in August 2017. Xiaomi therefore will set up the representative office in Thailand in the first quarter this year.
“Thailand is our focus country in the region. It is high potential growth market among four countries including the Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos. We also have high potential growth in online and e-commerce. Online is also our important part to drive out smartphone to the market. We want to build Thailand is example country in the region,” John Chen, the regional sales director of Xiaomi for Southeast Asia.
Xiaomi will release three new smartphone models under the Redmi 5 series in the first quarter this year: Redmi 5A, Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus. The Redmi 5A is a 5-inch mobile phone that comes with a Snapdragon 425 chipset, 5MP selfie camera and a 32GB storage.
Meanwhile, the Redmi 5 is equip with a 5.7-inch display, a 32GB storage and a Snapdragon 450 SoC processor. Lastly, the Redmi 5 Plus offers a Snapdragon 625 CPU with 5.99-inch display, a 64GB of on-board storage and a 12MP shooter. in the first quarter this year.