Xiaomi continues its mission to infiltrate the whole of Asia with its products. Not only in Asia, the company says it intends to bring the smartphones, particularly the Redmi Note 5 to more regions around the globe. The Chinese tech giant has officially launched the Mi Mix 2S and Redmi Note 5 in Taiwan. Both models were announced in a ceremony held on Tuesday (May 8) and would go on sale on May 9. The prices in Taiwan is almost similar to what the models cost in China.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s is available only in the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant and is priced at NT$16,999 (~3,600 yuan). The wireless charger is also available. On the other hand, the three variants of the Redmi Note 5 is available. As for the prices, the 3GB+32GB is priced at NT$5,499 (~1,200 yuan), 4GB+64GB is priced at NT$6,999 (~1,500 yuan) while the 6GB+64GB variant is priced at NT$7,999 (~1700 yuan). The device is available online at Xiaomi Mall and at Xiaomi’s physical store in Taiwan.
As a reminder, the Redmi Note 5 features a 5.99-inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The device is powered by a Snapdragon 636 processor paired with 3GB or 4GB of RAM. The major marketing feature of the Redmi Note 5 is the AI dual cameras which it packs at the rear. At the front, the phone features a soft LED flash-enabled 13MP selfie camera that carries support for AI portrait mode. There is also a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor as well as a Face ID technology to unlock the device.
The Mi Mix 2s, on the other hand, utilizes a 5.99-inch LCD display having an FHD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The device features an 18:9 display aspect ratio with support for DCI-P3 colour gamut. The device is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 845 chipset.