It’s official! Xiaomi has now “officially” arrived in Nepal. They held their first ever formal event yesterday. At an event held in Crowne Plaza Kathmandu- Soaltee, Xiaomi launched their 4 models with a slogan “Desh Ko Naya Smartphone“. At the event, the team also shared their future plans and strategies for the Nepalese market. Now, after a long wait, a new website for Mi Nepal “mi.com/np” is also live.
Xiaomi today launched the Redmi 6/6A and also two Android One device, the Mi A2 and the Mi A2 Lite. The days are gone when Mi Fans used to complain about the pricing of Xiaomi phones in Nepal. These smartphones are priced so competitively that there is no chance of rivalry at that range.
Xiaomi Redmi 6A
The Xiaomi Redmi 6A is the most affordable smartphone to launch at the event. The phone runs on MIUI 9.6 with a confirmation update to MIUI 10. The device sports a 5.45-inches HD+ IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720x1440p. It also has a 2.0GHz quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 chipset, under-the-hood, which is a 12nm chipset. The successor of Redmi 5A has the same 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The device has a single 13MP rear camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and has 3000mAh battery. This budget device is priced at Rs.12,999 and is available only in base variant.
Xiaomi Redmi 6
The Redmi 6 is a bit expensive than the Redmi 6A and features a dual rear camera setup. The phone sports the same 5.45-inches HD+ IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720x1440p. Powering the device is a 2.0GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 which is also a 12nm chipset. The dual rear camera has a primary 12MP (f/2.2) sensor and secondary 5MP (f/2.2) sensor. There is a 5MP front camera for selfies. The phone has 3GB of RAM and is available in two storage variants, 32GB or 64GB. Fueling up the device is a same 3000mAh battery. The 32GB variant is priced at Rs. 16,499 and the 64GB variant is priced at Rs. 18,499.
Xiaomi Mi A2
This is one of the most awaited smartphones here in Nepal. The Android One device comes in the 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage variant. Under the hood, the smartphone has a powerful 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 660 chipset. The phones sports 5.99-inches Full HD+ LTPS IPS LCD display with resolution of 1080x2160p. The Mi A1 successor has a 20MP selfie camera with LED flash and Auto-HDR. The dual rear camera houses a primary 12MP Sony IMX486 sensor with 1.25-micron pixels and a secondary 20MP 1.25-micron pixels sensor for portrait photography. The phone has a 3000mAh battery with support for Quick Charge. Unfortunately, the phone lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack because of its slim curved design. The phone is priced competitively at just Rs 30,999 which in our opinion is a great deal.
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite
As the name suggests, the Mi A2 Lite is a smaller and cheaper variant of the Mi A2 with a notched 5.84-inch 19:9 Full HD+ IPS LCD display. The phone is a Redmi 6 Pro with Android One Platform. Powering the device is a Snapdragon 625 processor with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. It comes with 32GB or 64GB of onboard storage and supports microSD card for expandable storage. In the camera department, the Mi A2 Lite packs a dual-camera setup made by a 12MP and a 5MP lens. The phone also packs a 5MP front camera for all your social media ready selfies. Fueling up the device is a large 4000mAh non-user removable battery. The 3GB+32GB variant is priced at Rs. 20,999 and the 4GB+64GB variant is priced at Rs. 24,499.
Xiaomi 6/6A and Mi A2/A2 Lite Price in Nepal
The phones will be available for sale from 30th of September. Mr. Sourabh Kothari, the Country General Manager of Xiaomi Nepal assured that they will now focus on customer satisfaction through the Customer-First Model. We wish the entire team Best of Luck for their future plans in the Nepalese market.
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