You’ll want the best 5G phone if you aim to access the next generation of connectivity, as 5G offers much faster speeds and reliable connectivity than 4G. Xiaomi is one of The leading brands churning out one after another 5G Phones in all price segments.
Xiaomi is one of the early adopters of 5G technology. The company’s first 5G smartphone Mi Mix 3 5G went on sale in May 2019 in Europe for only €599. Later, the brand announced Mi 9 Pro 5G in China for a lower starting price of 3,699 Yuan ($523).
Then came Redmi K30 5G in January 2020 for an even lower price of 1,999 Yuan ($283). Now, according to an internal document leak, the Chinese smartphone maker will be launching a 5G handset priced at 999 Yuan ($141) by the end of this year.
At the moment, Xiaomi has six 5G smartphones on sale in the Chinese market and they are Mi 9 Pro 5G, Mi 10 5G, Mi 10 Pro 5G, Redmi K30 5G, and Redmi K30 Pro 5G, and Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition.
As per the document, the company’s next 5G device will be Redmi K30i, a stripped-down version of regular K30 5G with a 48MP primary camera instead of 64MP. This device will be unveiled at the end of April and is expected to retail at 1,799 Yuan ($254).
Then, the brand will launch an unknown 5G smartphone for 1,599 Yuan in June, which could be the rumoured Redmi Note 9 5G. Followed by that in November, Xiaomi will finally launch an affordable 999 Yuan ($141) 5G smartphone.
For the unware, the company’s founder Lei Jun made a statement in November 2019 that 1000 Yuan ($141) 5G smartphone will be a reality by 2021. And if all goes fine as planned, his statement will indeed come true by the end of 2020.
Interestingly, the internal document does not mention anything about the Mi 10 Youth Edition, which has been debuted on April 27 alongside MIUI 12.
We will have more updates for you on the device specifications and also if and when the 5G smartphone will be launched for the Indian offshore.