Redmi 9A, Redmi 9A Sport price hiked in India, the company explained the reason
The price of Redmi 9A and Redmi 9A Sport in India has been increased by Rs 300. As a result of the update, the two budget Redmi phones now start at Rs 7,299. The XRedmi 9A was launched in India last year, while the Redmi 9A Sport was launched only in September. Both the phones come with a 20:9 display and have the octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 SoC. These also include a single rear camera.
The price of 2GB RAM + 32GB variant of both Redmi 9A ₹ 7,299 and Redmi 9A Sport has been increased from ₹ 6,999 to ₹ 7,299. The 3GB + 32GB model of the phone has also seen a similar increase of Rs. And now it is available from Rs.8,299 to Rs.9,499. The revised pricing is applicable across all retail channels and is already visible on Mi.com, Amazon, and other online portals.
The company said in a prepared statement- “Most of the components used in smartphones on a large scale have seen an increase in prices. Unfortunately, due to such market dynamics, the prices need to increase and this is leading to price hikes on some of our models.
This is not the first time in the last few months that Xiaomi has increased the prices of its budget phones in India. In September, the Chinese company increased the prices of Redmi 9, Redmi 9 Power, Redmi 9 Prime, Redmi 9i, Redmi Note 10T, and Redmi Note 10S in the country.