Xiaomi opens first physical store in Megamall – for one week only

Xiaomi Mi Philippines store
Xiaomi Mi Philippines store

MANILA, Philippines – In response to requests from Pinoy Mi fans, Mi Philippines will be launching its first ever pop-up store in the country – for one week only. Here, customers can test and buy Xiaomi (Mi Philippines) products, such as the Xiaomi Redmi 1S and the flagship Xiaomi Mi 3 Android smartphone.

Currently customers can only buy Xiaomi smartphones online through its official merchant, Lazada.

The Mi pop-up store will be at the SM Megamall (Upper G/F Building B) from October 23 (Thursday) to October 29 (Wednesday).

At the store, customers can:

  • Learn more about Xiaomi and experience Mi products in person
  • Purchase the Mi 3 for Php 10,599 and the Redmi 1S for Php 5,599
  • Shop for cool accessories to go with their Mi smartphones
  • Participate in fun activities

Xiaomi Mi 3

Xiaomi Mi 3 Android smartphone
Xiaomi Mi 3 Android smartphone

Mi 3 is Xiaomi’s highest performing smartphone in the Philippines, consistently ranked at the top of industry benchmarks since its first launch. Its Android-based platform — MIUI — is a live operating system constantly improving with weekly software updates. MIUI is incredibly intuitive while at the same time offers power users a high degree of customization.

Xiaomi Mi 3 tech specs

  • 5-inch Full HD 1080p IPS LCD
  • Quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8274AB
  • f2.2 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash
  • HSPA+ up to 42Mbps
  • 3050 mAh internal battery

Xiaomi Mi 3 price: Php 10,599

Xiaomi Redmi 1S (aka Xiaomi Hongmi 1S)

Xiaomi Redmi 1S (aka Xiaomi Hongmi 1S) Android smartphone
Xiaomi Redmi 1S (aka Xiaomi Hongmi 1S) Android smartphone


The Redmi 1S is a high-performance smartphone that is also extremely affordable. It features a quad¬core Qualcomm 1.6GHz processor and a 4.7-inch IPS display — a perfect device for all mobile Internet, communications, and gaming needs. It is also a dual¬SIM device with dual-standby capability, which makes it possible to send and receive text messages & calls on two mobile numbers seamlessly, ideal for people who have personal and work SIMs or who travel internationally often.

Xiaomi Redmi 1S tech specs

  • 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 (HD) IPS display delivers superfine text and crisp photos.
  • AGC Dragontrail™ scratch-resistant glass
  • 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with Cortex-A7 core for amazing performance with great battery life with and an Antutu benchmark score above 21,000
  • 1 GB RAM, 8GB internal flash memory with external microSD slot that supports up to 64 GB
  • Dual SIM (Mini sized) – WCDMA slot for 3G data and GSM slot for 2G
  • 8MP rear camera with ƒ/2.2 aperture for 1080p video recording and a front 1.6MP camera

Xiaomi Redmi 1S price: Php 5,599