Xiaomi Philippines Android Smartphones for Early 2018, Official Prices and Specs

On Saturday - February 17, 2018, Grimalkin Corporation - the leading official distributor of Xiaomi products in the Philippines - officially opened its first ever authorized reseller outlet of Mi devices in the country at the 4th Level of Trinoma Ayala Mall in Quezon City.

As I've shared in my previous post, I graced Xiaomi's invitation for this store opening and there, I got to see not just the excitement of Pinoy Mi Fans but also the full plethora of Xiaomi products that are now available in our country.

Inside the Xiaomi PH Store, I saw powerbanks, laptops, rice cookers, earphones, bags, and air purifiers, but perhaps the one product category that was best received by buyers was the company's Android smartphone series.

For those who are wondering which Mi Android handsets are now officially available in our country, I made this list of all Q1 2018 Xiaomi Smartphones - across all price echelons that are up for purchase at the authorized reseller outlet.

Xiaomi Philippines Android Smartphones

The most affordable phones at the store are the two versions of the Xiaomi Redmi 4A, which go for Php 4,795 for the 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM variant and Php 5,350 for the one which has 2GB RAM and larger 32GB onboard storage. Both have a 5-inch HD IPS display, 13 MP rear cam, 5MP front shooter, 3,120 mAh battery pack, and Quad Core 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor.

Php 5,550 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A has the same internal hardware and imaging capabilities of the more affordable version of Redmi 4A but has a larger 5.5-inch HD display and a smaller 3,080 mAh battery pack.

Xiaomi Redmi 4X which sells for Php 6,750 has the same processor, screen size, and imaging capabilities as Redmi 4A but has 3GB of RAM and 4,100 mAh battery life ensuring longer uptime.

Xiaomi Philippines Android Smartphones

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime, which is known as Redmi Y1 in other countries, is the Chinese company's version of a selfie-centric phone. Going for Php 7,290, this one has a whopping 16 MegaPixel front facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and a 13 MegaPixel f/2.2 cam at the back. Other key features include a 5.5-inch HD IPS display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection, Octa Core 1.4Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of ROM, and 3,080 mAh battery.

Powered by a 4,000 mAh battery pack, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Special Edition sports a 5.5-inch Full HD screen, 16 MegaPixel rear cam and 5MP selfie camera in front. Inside, it has a Hexa Core 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor, has 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of onboard storage. This model sells for Php 7,500.

Metal-clad Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 offers a good balance of power and battery life. It runs on a large 4,100 mAh Li-Ion pack and has an Octa Core 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 625 processor that's energy-efficient. It also features a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, a 13 MP rear cam, and a 5 MegaPixel selfie camera in front. This model is available in two versions: The Gold variant sells for Php 7,990 and has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM while the Black one - which I think gives great value for money - goes for Php 8,990 and comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage.

Xiaomi Philippines Android Smartphones

Fan favorite Xiaomi Mi A1's main selling points are its sleek design and 12MP+12MP Dual Camera module at the back that can take shots with standard field of view as well as wide-angle photos. The other key specs of this Php 10,990 Android handset include its 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, Snapdragon 635 processor that's good for gaming, 5 MP selfie cam, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of expandable storage, and 3,080 mAh battery pack.

Aluminum-clad big battery smartphone Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is powered by a ginormous 5,300 mAh pack that ensures multiple days of uptime with regular. This model sells for Php 12,999 and has a massive 6.44-inch Full HD IPS display, Snapdragon 625 processor, 12 MegaPixel rear cam, 5MP front camera, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of onboard storage.

For Mi fans who require flagship-level looks, build, and power on their smartphones, Xiaomi Store has two high-end models.

Curved to impress, Xiaomi Mi Note 2 flaunts a glass back and a 5.7-inch Full HD AMOLED display that curves gently on either sides. It has steller imaging capabilities headlined by the 22.5 MegaPixel rear cam that performs well in low light as well as the 8MP selfie cam in front. Powered by a 4,070 mAh battery pack, this handsome phone runs on a Snapdragon 821 processor, has 6GB of RAM, and comes with a whopping 128GB of onboard storage. Mi Note 2 has an official price tag of Php 21,500.

Xiaomi Philippines Android Smartphones

The most expensive handset in Xiaomi Store Trinoma currently is the Mi Mix, which dons a price tag of Php 25,500. What's amazing about this model is its cool, edge-to-edge 6.4-inch Full HD AMOLED panel, which is a true headturner. Other highlights of this handset include its 16MP rear cam, 5MP selfie cam, Snapdragon 821 processor, 6GB of RAM, and a whopping 256GB of storage.

All of these Xiaomi Android smartphones support 4G LTE connectivity and have Dual SIM Dual Standby capability.

There you go! All of these handsets are now available at the Xiaomi Store in Trinoma Ayala Mall as well as through the brands official online channels.

Side Note: According to a very reliable source from Xiaomi, the company will open another physical store in SM MegaMall come March 2018.

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