Xiaomi Opens First Offline Store in Singapore

Xiaomi finally has a physical shop in Singapore. Mi Home store, in partnership with ECS, is located at Suntec City Mall. And Xiaomi also announced the launch of Redmi 3S and Mi Band 2 in Singapore. Products you can find in the store are Mi Air Purifier, Mi Smart Scale, Mi Power Bank, Mi Band Pulse, Mi Bluetooth Speaker, and Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro.

Picture from Xiaomi Singapore Facebook Page

Finally, you can actually touch the products before buying. That is not all. a Lazada official Xiaomi online store will begin operation today. Check out the news below.

Press Release

Xiaomi announces opening of Mi Home in Singapore in partnership with ECS

Also announces launch of Redmi 3S, Mi Band 2 and official online store on Lazada

SINGAPORE, 7 October 2016 — Leading consumer technology company Xiaomi announced today the opening of its Mi Home store in Singapore in partnership with ECS, as well as an official Xiaomi online store on Lazada. It also announced the launch of Redmi 3S and Mi Band 2 in Singapore, which will be available at Mi Home starting today for S$219 and S$49.90 respectively.

Mi Home is Xiaomi’s retail store and experience centre featuring a range of Xiaomi products, including those that have not been launched here in Singapore. The opening of Mi Home in Singapore marks Xiaomi’s first move into the offline retail space in the country, as users can now purchase smartphones — Mi Max, Mi 5, Redmi 3S and Redmi Note 3 — and a selection of Mi Ecosystem products at the store.

Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City Mall, #02 – 337-340, Singapore 038983
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, 11am to 9pm

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Priced at S$219, Redmi 3S is crafted with a premium metal body and has a 5-inch HD display. Despite being extremely lightweight at only 144g, Redmi 3S can power through up to two days of regular usage thanks to its large, high-density 4100mAH battery. The 13MP rear camera on Redmi 3S comes with PDAF (phase detection autofocus) for faster focusing, and supports 1080P video recording.

Key features of Redmi 3S:

  • 4100mAh high-density 685Wh/L battery
  • 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Premium metal body
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • 13MP rear camera with PDAF, 5MP front camera
  • 5-inch HD display, dual SIM (Nano- and Micro-SIM)
  • LTE and VoLTE support
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB Flash
  • IR blaster

Priced at S$49.90, Mi Band 2 is equipped with an OLED display and still delivers excellent battery life of 20 days in a single charge — up to four times longer than similar fitness trackers.

The OLED display lights up to show the time with a lift of the wrist, and tapping the button lets users view other information like steps taken and heart rate. Mi Band 2 has a lightweight and slim design, is IP67 splash-resistant, and comes with a hypoallergenic silicone band. The device is compatible with the Mi Fit app, available on Android and iOS.

Key features of Mi Band 2:

  • Fitness, sleep and optical heart rate tracker
  • OLED time display, 20-day battery
  • In-depth stats via Mi Fit (Android and iOS app)
  • Phone unlocking, call and app alerts
  • IP67 splash resistant, hypoallergenic silicone band

Other Mi Ecosystem products on sale at Mi Home include Mi Air Purifier, Mi Smart Scale, Mi Power Bank, Mi Band Pulse, Mi Bluetooth Speaker, and Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro.

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At the same time, a Lazada official Xiaomi online store will begin operation today, with fulfillment by ECS. Mi fans will be able to purchase a range of smartphones and accessories including the latest Redmi 3S. Redmi 3S will also be available at Challenger outlets and M1.

About Xiaomi

Xiaomi was founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Lei Jun, who believes that high-quality technology doesn’t need to cost a fortune. We create remarkable hardware, software, and Internet services for and with the help of our Mi fans. We incorporate their feedback into our product range, which currently includes the Mi Note Pro, Mi Note, Mi 5, Redmi Note 3, Mi TV, Mi Band and other accessories. With more than 70 million handsets sold in 2015, and products launched in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, India, Indonesia and Brazil, Xiaomi is expanding its footprint across the world to become a global brand.