Xiaomi is preparing for the start of sales in Russia laptops and televisions. Samples of devices according to RBC, has already appeared in retail stores, sales will begin in late may.
Xiaomi, known in Russia primarily due to its smartphones, plans to sell in our country and other products. In a number of shops in Moscow and Vladivostok have appeared with samples of notebooks and TVs marked as “coming soon”. In particular, this model Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air with a diagonal of 12.5 and 13.3 inches RAM 4 and 8 GB respectively, and two TVs.
Neither the sellers nor the representative of Xiaomi have not yet known the price of new items. The seller of one of the salons of the company told that the goods are certified, and the official launch is expected in late may. According to the representative of Xiaomi, they are going to announce the date of start of sales later.
“The company is engaged in adapting products to the Russian market and doing everything possible to expedite this process,” he said. According to him, Xiaomi does not intend to remain the only smartphone manufacturer.
Before laptops and TVs Xiaomi sold only in Asia. In Russia official sales of these products was not, but it can be purchased in a little-known online stores. The price of Xiaomi TV on the Internet start from 40 000 rubles, the price of Xiaomi laptop models — from 32 000 rubles.
From April 2017, custom not conceded to Russia ordered from foreign online stores, Xiaomi smartphones which are officially sold in Russian stores and large retailers. FCS has explained this decision by the request of the owner of the Xiaomi brand in the Russian market is owned by the company RDC Group through its structure of “Smart orange”.