Print Chinese Xiaomi plans to launch an exchange program used on the new iPhone handset own production. This is reported by sources familiar with the plans of the company.
So far, the information relates only to the home market Xiaomi, but it is possible that the program may be extended to other countries where the products are sold so-called “Chinese Apple”.
The latest smart phones and Mi Note Mi Note Pro and so quite successfully demonstrate Xiaomi ambitions in terms of price positioning. Trade-in program is designed to put a bullet in the selection, because in terms of the technical characteristics of new items Xiaomi surpass iPhone.
In addition, the new Xiaomi smartphones already sharpened by the opportunity to work with SIM-cards format nano-SIM. That is an iPhone owner can directly rearrange SIM-card in the smartphone Xiaomi. The company is also preparing an application for the iPhone, which will facilitate the migration of personal data in preparation for buying a smartphone Xiaomi.
But the most important thing is that the owner of a used iPhone does not have anything extra. iPhone 5S “city” can be exchanged for a brand new Mi Note, and the owner of an iPhone or iPhone 6 6 Plus can get Mi Note Pro.
Most likely trade-iPhone still has to keep working, even though specific requirements his condition is not imposed.
Read more about Mi Note
Mi Note equipped with a display diagonal of 5.7 inches, ie it more iPhone 6 Plus and comparable to Samsung Note 4. In a cheaper version of the screen Full HD, the eldest – QHD (2560 by 1440 pixels).
The pixel density of 515 ppi reaches in Note Pro. Glass Gorilla Glass 3, curved edges on both the front and the rear of the device.
Processors: Snapdragon 801 and an eight 64-bit Snapdragon 810. Then the funny thing: Dimensions Xiaomi Mi Note with a huge screen is very moderate – 155,1 x 77,6 x 6,95 mm. Smartphone thinner same iPhone 6 Plus and weighs less – 161 g vs 172 g
Built-in memory – up to 64 gigabytes, the expansion is not provided. Separately, we note that Xiaomi uses one of the top solutions in the field of sound and devoted to his description of the precious time press conference. In particular, Mi Note is capable of reproducing sound in lossless-formats.
Cheap and technically advanced smartphones Xiaomi has sold 60 million units in the last year. These results provided the Chinese company a place in the pantheon of top mobile vendors, and in the home market in China Xiaomi managed to overtake the South Korean giant Samsung.
The flagship device lineup Mi cost about $ 300. Mi Note Pro first overcome the price barrier of $ 500 “Budget “Redmi line costs less than $ 150. For comparison, Apple top smartphone cost more than $ 1 thousand. without a contract with the operator. Samsung Note and GalaxyS sold at a similar price. So how do you manage to reduce the price Xiaomi so low, while maintaining a top stuffing?
According to some theories Xiaomi sells gadgets at cost, but makes his services. Vice-President and former Xiaomi Google Hugo Barra revealed in an interview with TechCrunch some secrets “Chinese Apple”.
Another important factor affecting the price reduction devices are also small product line and long sales cycle of each device . What is important, Xiaomi and continues to sell older models at reduced prices, even after the release of new devices.