Poco X2, Samsung Galaxy M21, Redmi Word 8, Redmi 8, Redmi 8A Twin, and Realme C3 are the six smartphones which have acquired a value hike within the final one month. In some instances, smartphone makers have confirmed that the rise occurred primarily as a result of provide constraints brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. It’s, nonetheless, necessary to level out that the current will increase shortly after telephone firms raised their costs as a result of a rise in GST that got here into impact in April this 12 months.
The Poco X2 value hike happened simply final week. The telephone that was earlier accessible with a beginning value of Rs. 16,999 acquired a revised price ticket of Rs. 17,499 for the bottom, 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. Equally, the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage mannequin additionally bought an elevated value of Rs. 18,499, up from 17,999. The highest-end mannequin with 8GB RAM + 256GB storage configuration, nonetheless, did not obtain any modifications and continues to be accessible at Rs. 20,999.
Samsung Galaxy M21
Much like the Poco X2, the Samsung Galaxy M21 acquired a value hike of Rs. 500 throughout all variants, as proven from the up to date pricing on the Samsung India eStore. The telephone was launched with an preliminary price ticket of Rs. 13,499 for the 4GB + 64GB configuration that was lately up to date to Rs. 13,999. An an identical value hike was applied for the 6GB + 128GB mannequin that’s accessible at Rs. 15,999, up from the unique Rs. 15,499.
Redmi Word 8
Xiaomi additionally revised the value of the Redmi Word Eight from Rs. 11,499 to Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB + 64GB mannequin and from Rs. 13,999 to Rs. 14,499 for the 6GB + 128GB choice. The telephone notably acquired a complete value hike of as much as Rs. 2,000 from its unique beginning value of Rs. 9,999.
Alongside the Redmi Word 8, Xiaomi elevated the value of the Redmi Eight from Rs. 9,299 to Rs. 9,499 for the 4GB + 64GB storage variant. The telephone was launched in October final 12 months with a beginning value of Rs. 7,999 for the 3GB + 32GB choice, although the corporate silently discontinued the bottom variant.
Redmi 8A Twin
The Redmi 8A Twin additionally noticed a value hike for the 2GB RAM + 32GB storage variant that’s accessible at Rs. 7,499, up from Rs. 7,299. Nonetheless, there’s no change for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage mannequin of the Redmi 8A Twin that’s nonetheless accessible at Rs. 7,999. Xiaomi additionally earlier at this time launched its 64GB storage mannequin that carries a price ticket of Rs. 8,999. If we go by the information, the Redmi 8A Twin acquired a complete value hike of Rs. 1,000 since its launch in February.
The final main value hike that got here into drive within the final one month is of the Realme C3 that’s accessible at Rs. 7,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage configuration. This exhibits a rise from the sooner pricing of Rs. 7,499. The telephone was notably launched at Rs. 6,999, although it acquired a Rs. 500 revision as a result of GST hike in April.
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