Poco X2, Samsung Galaxy M21, Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8, Redmi 8A Dual, and Realme C3 are the six smartphones which have acquired a worth hike within the final one month. In some circumstances, smartphone makers have confirmed that the rise occurred primarily because of provide constraints brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. It is, nonetheless, vital to level out that the current will increase shortly after cellphone firms raised their costs because of a rise in GST that got here into impact in April this 12 months.
The Poco X2 worth hike came about simply final week. The cellphone that was earlier obtainable with a beginning worth of Rs. 16,999 acquired a revised price ticket of Rs. 17,499 for the bottom, 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. Similarly, the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage mannequin additionally obtained an elevated worth of Rs. 18,499, up from 17,999. The top-end mannequin with 8GB RAM + 256GB storage configuration, nonetheless, did not obtain any modifications and continues to be obtainable at Rs. 20,999.
Samsung Galaxy M21
Similar to the Poco X2, the Samsung Galaxy M21 acquired a worth hike of Rs. 500 throughout all variants, as proven from the updated pricing on the Samsung India eStore. The cellphone was launched with an preliminary price ticket of Rs. 13,499 for the 4GB + 64GB configuration that was just lately up to date to Rs. 13,999. An similar worth hike was carried out for the 6GB + 128GB mannequin that’s obtainable at Rs. 15,999, up from the unique Rs. 15,499.
Redmi Note 8
Xiaomi additionally revised the value of the Redmi Note 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 possibility. The cellphone notably acquired a complete worth hike of as much as Rs. 2,000 from its authentic beginning worth of Rs. 9,999.
Alongside the Redmi Note 8, Xiaomi elevated the value of the Redmi Eight from Rs. 9,299 to Rs. 9,499 for the 4GB + 64GB storage variant. The cellphone was launched in October final 12 months with a beginning worth of Rs. 7,999 for the 3GB + 32GB possibility, although the corporate silently discontinued the bottom variant.
Redmi 8A Dual
The Redmi 8A Dual additionally noticed a worth hike for the 2GB RAM + 32GB storage variant that’s obtainable at Rs. 7,499, up from Rs. 7,299. However, there’s no change for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage mannequin of the Redmi 8A Dual that’s nonetheless obtainable at Rs. 7,999. Xiaomi additionally earlier in the present day launched its 64GB storage mannequin that carries a price ticket of Rs. 8,999. If we go by the information, the Redmi 8A Dual acquired a complete worth hike of Rs. 1,000 since its launch in February.
The final main worth hike that got here into pressure within the final one month is of the Realme C3 that’s obtainable at Rs. 7,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage configuration. This reveals a rise from the sooner pricing of Rs. 7,499. The cellphone was notably launched at Rs. 6,999, although it acquired a Rs. 500 revision because of the GST hike in April.
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