Xiaomi Plans to enter Australia, expect Xiaomi Mi 9 to hit the market ‘soon’
Panmi has signed a deal to distribute Xiaomi products in Australia, which also runs the Mi-store.com.au website.
A representative of Panmi also said the Xiaomi Mi 9 will start selling in Australia “very soon.” So if you are looking for a good and reasonable priced Snapdragon 855 flagship, you do not have to wait for too long.
Collaboration with Panmi
Although the Panmi representative could not comment if it is about to distribute the Redmi Note 7 series or Xiaomi phones on Optus, he noted that Xiaomi products are also available at Amazon Australia, Catch, and eBay. You may find devices like the Pocophone F1, Redmi S2, and the Mi Box on these websites.
Xiaomi’s expansion plan has already been successful in landing various European markets. It hasn’t stopped here, as it’s now planning to launch in Australia.
As per the Australian Financial Review, the Chinese manufacturer is joining hands with a distributor called Panmi. As per this strategy, Panmi and Xiaomi will come up with an “extensive range” of products to the country by the middle of the year 2020.
A per the press release on the website, Panmi will run the online Mi Store and many authorized Mi Stores across the country.
It also notified that it will bring the 6GB+128GB Mi Mix 3 (AU$949/$678), Mi Electric Scooter (AU$799/$571), Mi Band 3 (AU$59.95/$43), and many other gadgets and devices to the country.
The Mi Store in Australia also offers many other devices, like the Redmi Note 5 (AU$399/$285), Mi 8 Lite (AU$449/$321), Redmi S2 (AU$299/$214), and Mi Laser Projector (AU$2,999/$2,143).
The Australian Financial Review says that Xiaomi is talking with local network Optus to range the brand’s smartphones. If a carrier deal is done, it will be adding more visibility and also allow people to buy Xiaomi phones on contract.