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Xiaomi Singapore Website to Sell Redmi and Accessories on February 21

By Sidney Wong - on 21 Feb 2014, 9:01am

Xiaomi Singapore Website to Sell Redmi and Accessories on February 21

 The Redmi will be available for purchase on February 21 at 12 noon. <br>Image source: Xiaomi Singapore

Updated at 9AM February 21: Here are five things you need to know about buying the Redmi at 12 noon.

  1. You need to set up an account to buy the Redmi on the website.
  2. The purchase is limited to one unit per account.
  3. There will be a delivery charge of $5 for orders below $50. Free delivery is offered for orders above $50.
  4. Payment is made through Paypal.
  5. Delivery will take about 3 to 5 working days.

For more information on the buying guide, head over here.

Originally reported on 14 February

Updated at 9.55PM: The Redmi and its accessories will be available for order on Xiaomi Singapore website next Friday, February 21. Information on local warranty and service center will be shared on the website on launch day. A buying guide will be shared in a few days.

Originally reported at 12.54PM

Xiaomi Singapore just announced that the Redmi smartphone will be available for purchase on February 21 at a retail price of S$169 (inclusive of GST and without line contract).

The Redmi 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 S$318 Motorola Moto G which was launched in Singapore last month.

Xiaomi Redmi vs Motorola Moto G
  Xiaomi Redmi Motorola Moto G
  Xiaomi Redmi Motorola Moto G
Launch SRP
  • From S$169
  • From S$318
Operating system
  • MIUI V5 (based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean)
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (Upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat)
  • MediaTek MT6589T quad-core 1.5GHz
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.2GHz
Built-in Memory
  • 1GB RAM
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4.7-inch / 1,280 x 720 pixels / IPS
  • 4.5-inch / 1,280 x 720 pixels / IPS
  • Rear: 8-megapixel with dual-LED flash, aperture of f/2.2 and 28mm wide angle lens
  • Front: 1.3-megapixel
  • Rear: 5-megapixel autofocus with LED flash
  • Front: 1.3-megapixel
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0 HS, GPS + AGPS
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with GLONASS
Storage Type
  • 4GB internal storage
  • microSD support up to 32GB
  • 8GB internal storage
  • 2,000mAh
  • 2,070mAh
  • 137 x 69 x 9.9mm
  • 129.9 x 65.9 x 6.0~11.6mm
  • 158g
  • 143g

Source: Xiaomi Singapore, Xiaomi Singapore Facebook Page

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