Xiaomi introduces 3 new products in Singapore. They are the Mi 9T, Redmi 7A and the Mi Smart Band 4. And they also opened the largest authorized Mi Store cum Xiaomi Service Centre at the newly renovated Funan Mall.
As with other Xiaomi products, I am interested in their price point. And Xiaomi did not disappoint.
These are the pricing
- Mi 9T: SGD 449 for 6GB+64GB version, SGD 499 for the 6GB+128GB version
- Redmi 7A: SGD 139 for the 2GB+16GB version, SGD 159 for the 3GB+32GB version
- Mi Smart Band 4: SGD 55
I think they are very affordable for the specs that you are getting. Here are their specs if you are interested.
Mi 9T Specifications
- Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 730
- 8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 470 CPU
- Up to 2.2 GHz
- Qualcomm® Adreno™ 618 GPU
- 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB*
- 13MP + 48MP + 8MP triple rear camera
- 13MP ultra wide-angle lens, 1.12μm, f/2.4
- 124.8° field of view
- 48MP wide-angle primary lens, Sony IMX582, f/1.75
- 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel
- 8MP telephoto lens, 1.12μm, f/2.4
- 13MP ultra wide-angle lens, 1.12μm, f/2.4
- AI portrait, AI scene detection, steady handheld night photography, 960fps slow motion video, 48MP ultra-high resolution photography
- 20MP front camera
- f/2.2, 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel
- Pop-up design, integrated notification light, AI portrait selfies, AI scene detection, panorama selfie, palm shutter
Display and design
- 6.39” AMOLED Display
- 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- FHD+ (2340 x 1080), 60000:1 contrast ratio
- 600nit (HBM) / 430nit (typ) maximum brightness
- Always-On display support
- AI face unlock**
- In-screen fingerprint sensor
- 2.5D glass, rounded display corners
- Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
- Dynamic holographic back design***
- Dual 4G, Dual standby
- Bluetooth 5.0
- Multi-function NFC
- GSM: B2/3/5/8
- WCDMA: B1/2/4/5/8
- TDD LTE: B38/40
- FDD LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20/28
- 4000mAh(typ) battery
- USB Type-C
- 18W in-box charger
- Available colors: Carbon Black, Flame Red, Glacier Blue*
- Hi-Res Audio
- Netflix HD and HDR
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- 0.9cc large speaker box
*Availability may vary in different markets
**Availability will vary. Some regions may receive via OTA update.
***Available for Flame Red and Glacier Blue
Redmi 7A Specifications
- 12MP rear primary camera
- 1.25μm, f/2.2, 5pcs lens
- 5MP front camera
- 1.12μm, f/2.2, 3pcs lens
- 146.30 × 70.41 × 9.55mm, 165g
- Splash resistant coating
- Matte Black, Matte Blue, Gem Blue, Gem Red**
- 5.45” 18:9 Full Screen Display
- LCD, HD+ (1440×720)
- 1000:1 (typ) contrast ratio
- Color gamut: 70% (typ) NTSC
- AI face unlock
Connectivity & Ports
- Network bands:
- GSM: B2/3/5/8
- WCDMA: B1/2/5/8
- TDD-LTE: B38/40
- FDD-LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20
- Dual nano-SIM, 4G+/4G standby***
- WiFi: 2.4 GHz, 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth 4.2
- Micro USB, USB2.0
- 3.5mm Headphone jack
- MIUI 10, based on Android™ 9 Pie
Chip & Memory
- Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 processor
- 8x ARM Cortex A53, up to 2.0 GHz
- Adreno™ 505, up to 650 MHz
- 2+16GB, 2+32GB**
- Expandable storage up to 256GB
Battery & Charging
- 4000mAh (typ) battery
- 5V2A in-box charger**
*Battery life is based on moderate usage and tested by Xiaomi’s internal lab. Actual results may vary based on individual conditions
**Availability may vary in different markets
***Please consult with your local carrier for the support of dual 4G, dual VoLTE and 4G+
Mi Smart Band 4 Specifications
- 0.95” AMOLED touchscreen display
- 120×240 pixel resolution
- Screen brightness: 400 nits (max. brightness)
- 2.5D tempered glass with anti-fingerprint coating
- Sensor size: 17.9 x 46.9 x 12.7mm
- Sensor weight: 10.6g (without strap)
- Total weight: 22.1g (including strap)
- Strap width: 247mm
- Strap adjustable length: 155 – 216mm
- Hypoallergenic thermoplastic elastomer band material
- Black, blue, orange, red and pink strap options (availability may vary)
- 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, capacitive proximity sensor, PPG heart rate sensor
- 135mAh LiPo battery
- Input voltage: DC5.0V
- Input current: 250mA (max)
- 20-day* standby time
Connectivity & Compatibility
- Bluetooth 5.0 BLE
- Android 4.4 or above, iOS 9.0 or above
- Rated to 5 ATM (Up to 50m)
*May vary based on usage
Xiaomi launches Mi 9T, Redmi 7A and Mi Smart Band 4 in brand new
Singapore Authorised Mi Store
- Mi 9T, Redmi 7A and Mi Smart Band 4 are officially available in Singapore
- The largest Authorised Mi Store cum Xiaomi Service Centre is located at the newly renovated Funan Mall
Singapore, 13th July 2019 – Global technology leader Xiaomi officially launches three of its latest products in Singapore — Mi 9T, a revolutionary smartphone with a full screen display and a pop-up front camera; Redmi 7A, an entry-level smartphone with a huge battery and the latest Mi Smart Band 4 with an all-new full color AMOLED display. The launch was held at the grand opening of the largest Authorised Mi Store cum Xiaomi Service Centre located at the newly renovated Funan Mall.
Steven Shi, Xiaomi Head of Southeast Asia said: “The opening of the largest Authorized Mi Store at Funan Mall proves that we have great expectations for Xiaomi’s growth in Singapore. We have an amazing relationship with the Singaporean Mi Fans and consumers.
We strive to maintain it by providing the best products and service. On that note, the introduction of Mi 9T, Redmi 7A and Mi Smart Band 4 on this day showcases Xiaomi’s commitment to being at the forefront of technological innovation while making these innovations affordable to everyone.”
Mi 9T: Power in full
Making its way to Singapore, Mi 9T, the latest smartphone in its highly popular flagship Mi 9 family. The device sports the best-in-class Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 730 mobile platform, offering an increase of 35 percent for CPU performance, and of 10 percent for GPU, as well as twice the AI performance, compared to its predecessor SnapdragonTM 710– all enabled an octa-core KryoTM 470 chip processor based on the 8nm process for extreme power efficiency, along with the 4th generation AI smart engine for delivering powerful AI performance.
Featuring a 6.39-inch AMOLED screen without a notch, the display of Mi 9T delivers an incredibly immersive viewing experience by adopting an elegant pop-up selfie solution. Mi 9T has a unique flame design on its four-sided curved glass back and together with the combination of 3D-glass and extremely narrow frame, this design gives the phone an incredibly comfortable hand-feel.
Mi 9T features a main 48MP camera with a 1/2″ Sony flagship IMX 582 sensor that can produce ultra-high resolution photos in an AI triple camera setup. In addition to the 48MP main camera, the Mi 9T also features a 13MP ultra wide-angle lens with a 124.8 degree field of view and an 8MP telephoto lens. For the front-facing imaging department, Mi 9T sports a 20MP pop-up front-facing camera for amazing selfie shots.
Featuring a large 4000mAh battery and an AI energy saving mode to automatically adjust screen brightness and for activating sleep mode at night, Mi 9T has power to last through a day of heavy use. Mi 9T supports up to 18W charging.
Mi 9T will be available in three colours: Carbon Black, Glacier Blue and Flame Red at SGD 449 for the 6GB+64GB version and SGD 499 for the 6GB+128GB version via Lazada, Shopee, Q10 and Amazon as well as Authorized Mi Stores in Singapore starting from 13th July 2019.
As part of the grand opening of the Funan Authorized Mi Stores, customers who purchase the Mi 9T from the Funan Authorized Mi Stores are entitled to a free Mi True Wireless Earbuds (U.P SGD 65). This promotion is only available from July 13-14 and the free gift is limited to the first twenty five (25) customers per day.
Redmi 7A: Bigger battery, faster performance
Redmi 7A represents a complete upgrade over its predecessor, Redmi 6A. Equipped with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439, Redmi 7A is incredibly power efficient, with an octa-core processor providing smooth day-to-day use and reliability. Coupled with a large 4000mAh battery, Redmi 7A offers up to two-days of normal use.
Redmi 7A features a 5.45” HD+ Full Screen Display with wide viewing angles and support for full screen gestures. Redmi 7A sports a 12MP rear camera with large pixel size of 1.25um, able to capture clear images even in low-light conditions, as well as a 5MP front camera that features AI face unlock.
Redmi 7A will be available in two colours: Matte Blue and Matte Black at SGD 139 for the 2GB+16GB version and SGD 159 for the 3GB+32GB version via Lazada, Shopee, Q10 and Amazon as well as Authorized Mi Stores in Singapore starting from 13th July 2019.
As part of the grand opening of the Funan Authorized Mi Stores, customers who purchase the Redmi 7A from the Funan Authorized Mi Stores are entitled to a free Mi Band 3 (U.P SGD 55). This promotion is available from July 13-14 and the free gift is limited to the first twenty five (25) customers per day.
Mi Smart Band 4: Step up, live more
The much-expected new generation of Xiaomi’s top-selling smart wearable – Mi Smart Band 4 was also announced to arrive. According to the latest data by IDC, Xiaomi is the number one wrist-worn wearable company by shipment volume (Q1 2019).
Mi Smart Band 4 comes with an all-new full color AMOLED display, allowing users to view fitness stats, messages and notifications in a glance with a splash of color. Even with a full-color display, Mi Smart Band 4 is equipped with a 135mAh battery and is able to last up to 20 days on a single charge. In addition to the health and activity tracking features from previous generations, Mi Smart Band 4 now features a swim tracking mode to monitor swim length, time, swim strokes, SWOLF (a measure of swimming efficiency) and more. Mi Smart Band 4 retains a sleek and lightweight design, an all-new intuitive user interface for easy navigation, automatic band lock feature when removed from the user’s wrist, and controls for music playback on smartphones.
Mi Smart Band 4 will be available at SGD 55 via Lazada, Shopee, Q10 and Amazon as well as Authorized Mi Stores in Singapore starting from 13th July 2019.
For more information about the products available in Singapore please visit: https://www.mi.com/sg/
About Xiaomi Corporation
Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an IoT platform at its core.
With the vision of being friends with its users and being the “coolest company” in the hearts of its users, Xiaomi is committed to continuous innovation, with an unwavering focus on quality and efficiency. The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technology.
Xiaomi is currently the world’s fourth-largest smartphone brand, and has established the world’s largest consumer IoT platform, with more than 171million smart devices (excluding smartphones and laptops) connected to its platform as of March 31st, 2019. Currently, Xiaomi products are present in more than 80 countries and regions around the world and have a leading foothold in many markets.
Thanks to its strong growth in business, Xiaomi successfully ranks 426th in Forbes’ 2019 Global 2000 list. Xiaomi has also made the 2019 BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking for the first time, ranking 74th with a brand value of $19.8 billion.