How to choose an inexpensive and functional smartphone?
Among the many brands of electronic equipment presented on the Russian market, the Xiaomi brand is of interest now. It recently appeared in Russia and is sold to licensed representatives, mostly on the Internet.
Xiaomi- an ambiguous brand. Despite the fact that the product is completely Chinese and inexpensive, in its characteristics and appearance will come down to similar untwisted brands, but it is still afraid to buy some, due to prejudice to products from China.
How did the brand appear?
In 2010, Xiaomi was registered and functioned as a software manufacturer for smartphones based on Android, the software was named MIUI. The following year, the developers made their first own phone Mi1, which was sold for a limited period of time in a limited edition for a couple of days. After this, new products began to appear, production was divided into 2 lines - elite Mi and budget Redmi, a difference in the level of the hardware platform and the size.
Already in 2014, after 4 years of its existence, the company achieved staggering results. According to statistics, she surpassed her competitor Apple on sales in China, and in the world market took an honorable 6th place in the ranking. Such success was due to the correctly chosen strategy of the concern, which includes:
Orientation to the population with an average level of income;
Introduction of modern progressive technologies into equipment, which is sold at an affordable price;
Use of methods to reduce costs - own software, selling mainly through the Internet with savings on shops and staff, a small extra charge;
Emphasis on the factors that are of greatest interest to progressive youth - a powerful processor and video card, a capacious battery, multifunctionality, privacy, good camera exquisite expensive design.
Today the company has a wide range of products, which is not limited to telephones. On sale are home appliances, the "Smart House" system with its components, transport, TVs and small electronics with the MI logo. With each season there are new products and different versions of existing ones. The latest achievement was the release of the smartphone Mi Max with a huge screen, which is close to the functionality of the tablet.
Criteria for choosing an inexpensive device from Xiaomi
To choose a quality product at an affordable price, the first thing to do is collect more information on brands on the Internet. Now there are reviews with detailed descriptions and photos on any make and model. To Xiaomi increased interest because of the availability, so there is a lot of information in the public domain.
When you have decided on the brand, you should go to the analysis of the features of the model range and pay attention to such nuances:
The purpose of the gadget is to use it more for games, direct calls and sms, for taking pictures or as a business assistant;
The first factor influences the processor's performance in it - if the functions are complex, and there are many commands, preference is given to a powerful pair of chipset + video processor;
The amount of memory - on low-cost models, a minimum of RAM is installed, but it's good if you can install a memory card;
Size - budget options are usually presented in the form of a device with a screen at 5 or a little more inches along the diagonal;
Battery - if the dimensions are small and the intensive operation is not expected, the charge will last for a long time;
Housing - can be plastic or made of aluminum alloy.
If you want to buy a budget gadget, but want it to look good and work for a long time - choose Xiaomi. At the moment, this is the best offer in terms of price and quality..