Xiaomi Redmi in Indonesia
Just days after launching Redmi 1S in India. Chinese mobile manufacturing giant, Xiaomi has launched its latest offering the Redmi 1S in Indonesia today. The phone will be available for sale on the Indonesian e-commerce site, Lazada. The company is set to utilise the tactic of flash sale to move large stocks of the phone. The first flash sale begins on 4th September at 11 am and will continue till stocks last. Customers have already started registering for this sale and registrations continue till 3rd September.
Xiaomi is selling this phone in Indonesia for IDR 1.5 million or $128 which is on a slightly steep side as compared to the India where it is priced at $99. However, the users still feel that the phone is good value for the money. Redmi 1S has a 4.7-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 p. It is powered by a 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and has a 1 GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and supports dual sims. It has an 8 MP rear camera and a 1.6 MP front camera. It also possesses 8 GB internal storage expandable up to 64 GB.
Xiaomi is trying to make its presence felt outside China as it launched Redmi 1S in India at a very competitive price. For Indonesia, the company has already set up 17 service centres to build a stronger and wider customer base. [source]