Xiaomi's Mi 8 Pro Hits The UK, And You Won't Believe The Price


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Damien McFerran 08/11/2018 - three:50pm

The Apple of the East is shaking issues up

At this time, Chinese language big Xiaomi signalled its intentions to enter the UK market with a collection of merchandise at super-competitive costs.

The large information was the arrival of the Mi eight Professional, Xiaomi's flagship handset which comes with a Snapdragon 845 chipset, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, a 6.21" AMOLED FHD+ show and an in-screen fingerprint scanner – all for £499.

Xiaomi's telephones are well-known for being low cost and highly effective, however many doubt that the corporate might maintain its costs low outdoors of China. The Mi eight Professional being lower than £500 proves that it may possibly, and we think about it is going to have rivals like OnePlus feeling significantly nervous. The OnePlus 6T out of the blue has a big competitor on UK soil.

The Mi eight Professional has been turning heads since its launch this yr in China, however up till now these dwelling outdoors of Xiaomi's homeland have been pressured to show to Chinese language resellers and danger paying excessive import charges. Now, it is going to be potential to buy the corporate's main telephone with out having to fret about any of that – and you will have a legitimate UK guarantee in addition.

Xiaomi additionally revealed that it's releasing its Mi Band three health tracker for a bargain-basement worth of £26.99, and can also be bundling it with the Redmi 6A for a shocking £99, solely via UK community three.

That is not all – Xiaomi can also be opening its first UK retailer on November 18th, at Westfield White Metropolis in London.