Redmi smartphone available for order from Feb 21

SINGAPORE - The Redmi smartphone and its accessories will be available for order on Xiaomi Singapore website on Friday, Feb 21.

Information on local warranty and service centre will be shared on the website on launch day.

The Redmi will be available for purchase at a retail price of $169 (inclusive of GST and without line contract).

The smartphone comes with a 4.7-inch 720p display, a MediaTek MT6589T quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 1GB RAM, an 8-megapixel rear camera, a microSD memory card slot and a 2,000mAh battery.

At its retail price, the Redmi is a very valuable buy compared to the $318 Motorola Moto G which was launched in Singapore last month.

M1, SingTel and StarHub informed HardwareZone that they are in discussions with Xiaomi to sell its smartphones in Singapore.

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