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Xiaomi flags Singapore launch for Redmi

Wednesday 12 February 2014 | 01:59 CET | News
Chinese Android device maker Xiaomi announced on its Twitter feed it would launch its budget phone in Singapore. Xiaomi did not say when it would begin sales in Singapore but said the budget smartphone would be available in Singapore "soon". The company also announced a new name for the phone: Redmi. Previously, the phone was called Hongmi or Red Rice.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Xiaomi
Countries: Singapore
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