Smart Link Technologies along with its online partner daraz.pk on 20th February announced to distribute the products of leading technology company Xiaomi.
The announcement was made in an event at Serina Hotel Islamabad, Pakistan. This is the first official entry of Xiaomi in the country.
Jack Yung, Sales Director of South Asia, Xiaomi announced the launch of three smartphones, Mi Max, Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4A together with its IoT products such as Mi Band 2.
Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun and other co-founders started the company based on the vision “innovation for everyone”.
The company which was founded in 2010 launched its first ever Android-based interface MIUI and its very first smartphone Mi 1 in the same year.
Renowned for its user-centric, innovation-driven philosophy, Xiaomi is continuing its commitment to expand its outreach globally.
Mi Max and Mi Band 2 are now live on Daraz.pk. Redmi 4A will be live on February 25 and Redmi Note 4 on March 5.
Daraz CEO, Bjarke Mikkelsen commented about the upcoming venture:
“We at Daraz, in partnership with Smart Link, are proud to serve as an exclusive online partner for this exciting launch that will bring together Pakistan’s largest online store and Asia’s most innovative smart phone brand in what promises to be a complementary relationship. I believe this partnership will yield multiple benefits to both parties with opportunities for cross-pollination and convergence. Daraz welcomes launched Xiaomi to its Pakistan, in our shared mission to extend our global footprint.”
Redmi Note 4 provides flagship-class performance, featuring the 10-core MediaTek Helio X20 chip, a full-HD display and a battery that will last over an entire day.
Redmi 4A is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, and comes with two SIM slots and 4G support. Even though Redmi 4A weighs just 131.5g, it comes with a large 3120mAh battery with 7-day standby time.
Mi Max comes with a 6.44-inch supersized screen that makes it perfect for watching movies or TV shows on the go. It also has a large 4850mAh battery for long viewing sessions. Based on internal tests, Mi Max can support up to 14 hours of streaming video (via Wi-Fi) in a single charge, thanks to the massive battery and optimizations found in MIUI 8.
Key specifications of Redmi 4A:
Slim and light at 8.45mm / 131.5g
3120mAh battery; Up to 7 days standby
1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor
2GB RAM; 16GB built-in storage
Expandable storage supports up to 128GB
5-inch HD (1280 x 720) display
13MP main camera; 5MP front-facing camera
Supports dual-SIM, VoLTE 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi
Key specifications of Redmi Note 4:
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 with 14nm FinFET technology (Octa-core 2.0GHz)
4100mAh high-density battery
13MP CMOS camera with PDAF, 5MP front camera
Premium metal body, Anodised high-gloss aluminium lines
5.5-inch Full HD display, dual SIM (Nano- and Micro-SIM)
LTE and VoLTE support
Up to 4GB RAM + 64GB Flash
Up to 128GB microSD expandable storage
Rear fingerprint sensor
Key specifications of Mi Max:
Supersized 6.44-inch screen for watching content on the go
4850mAh battery supports up to 14 hours of Wi-Fi streaming videos
Surprisingly light at 203g
Extremely thin at 7.5mm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 650/652 processor
—By Jammal Ashraf Siddiqui