Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8, Redmi 8A Dual seems to increase the prices because of the quick increase in the GST rate. The hikes in GST rates have affected smartphone companies and they are forced to increase the pricing of smartphones. Mostly all the companies are increasing the prices of their smartphones.
In a recent move, the Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8, and Redmi 8A Dual have increased prices in India. All these smartphones have received the price hikes of up to Rs. 500. And, the revised pricing is reflected in the online stores such as Flipkart and Amazon and the official Mi.com. It has been expected that online stores will start selling these smartphones with revised pricing soon.
Redmi Phones Price Hike in India
Due to the hike in GST, the pricing of the Redmi smartphones has been increased. The revised pricing for Redmi Note 8 variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB is now Rs. 11,499. Prior to the GST rate hike, the device got a price cut of Rs. 500. If we see the revised pricing of the Redmi Note 8 variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage space than it has also received a price hike of Rs. 500 taking its price from Rs. 13,999 to Rs. 14,499.
The Redmi 8 variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage has got the price hike of Rs. 200 taking its pricing from Rs. 9,299 to Rs. 9,499. The Redmi 8A Dual Variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage space has also got a price hike of Rs. 200 & which increases the new price to Rs. 7,499 from Rs. 7,299.
Should you Buy Redmi phones?
The increased prices due to GST is not very high, the maximum price hike is Rs. 500, you can still purchase these devices and there will be discounts and offers while purchasing online so it can be beneficial for you.