You may have already heard that the smartphone Xiaomi are a lot cheaper. However, the picture is somewhat more complex than this. Most of the products that come to Brazil come via the grey market — bringing you imported without a certificate of approval, warranty, guarantee and/or payment of the tax. It is clear that not all importers are irregular, but it is important that you take a few precautions when shopping for a cell phone the Xiaomi.
- How Xiaomi is able to sell you, cheap
- As a pair of the Xiaomi Redmi Airdots [the left-hand side has no sound]
According to the monitor, the official importer of Xiaomi in Brazil in a little over eight months, ever since he returned to acting in the brazilian market, Xiaomi has already brought in 250 pieces for the nation, between smart phones, watches, bracelets, and many other smart devices.
Thus, it is easier to buy a product, the brand, the stores are operated by DL, even though a bit more expensive than the price announced by the parallel importers.
3 cautions when buying a mobile phone Xiaomi in Brazil
According to DL, they should “avoid the frustration of the consumer in purchasing a product, it is likely to be counterfeit or non-compliant with the market”.
In addition to contributing to the rule of law and to ensure that you are buying a genuine product, there are other factors that are required at the time of buying smartphones that are imported.
The devices are sold by the stores officials in Brazil have the appropriate certifications as required by law, the approval of Anatel, and other duties that ensure the compatibility of the technologies and locations, such as, for example, in a cellular network to 4G.
On the other hand, mobile phones are bought by means of non-public, may display some incompatibility with the networks in some parts of the country. What is the incompatibility? The cell phone may not work on some of the bands and the 4G and the speed of the connection drops.
This is because the multiple templates are imported and are not prepared to operate in the country, they do not support the array of frequencies of use in the 700 MHz band in Brazil, which is the band 28 is only present in the cities of the interior. Some models even have the 4G in the 700 MHz band, but the standard adopted by the United States and parts of Asia.
Is no way to verify this? Yes, you can tell if your mobile phone is compatible with 4G in Brazil. From there, you have total peace of mind that it will work for you 100% here.
- The 4G in the 700 MHz band changes in your life
The band 28 is special?
The band 28 (700 MHz), offering increased signal penetration, able to overcome obstacles such as walls and improve the coverage in indoor environments. The frequency to be lower, and it has a wider reach. In other words, to cover the areas with the most extensive, if compared with band 3 (1800 MHz) and band 7 (2.600 MHz).
Precisely for this reason, many operators choose to have the tape 28 and to cover specific areas, such as a number of smaller towns, and roads with fewer antennas, it is possible to provide a larger surface area. A mobile phone is incompatible, I would be without a net.
4G,+ / 4 in.5
These models usually do not have an arrangement for adding the frequency (4G+ and 4.5 G), that is compatible with all the mobile operators in Brazil, as much as the smartphone is compatible with LTE-Advanced and LTE-Advanced-Pro”. Even in a big city like the capital, the cell phone is not reaching the maximum speed that your network delivers, and the device is limited to 4G in a single, often do not have access to 4G+ and 4.5 G-spot. And since it is not possible to manually select a frequency, it is possible for the phone to connect, even in a crowded spectrum with the lowest speed available to you.
Warranty & Security
The products bought via the official distributor in the case of Xiaomi, one of the monitor — they come with the official warranty of the brand. That is to say: support the national repairs (especially important for the expensive equipment, and anything disposable), as well as a guarantee of delivery for the online purchase made through the official website mi.com. Is not going to have a stroke!
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Post-sales officer of the manufacturer, also guarantee the peace of mind in the event of a technical problem that has specialized support and a guarantee the parts are 100% genuine (with no web server). This includes service in the national territory, with the CUSTOMER service.
Please Note that the hint is valid for any manufacturer of electronic products.
To test the unit
Purchasing on the internet, it is very good…
However, if you are not familiar with the brand, a visit to a physical store it might be interesting to ask questions about the color, the finish, the software, and so on. On Xiaomi, it is now possible to buy directly at the point of sale and include it in the purchase of services, such as insurance against theft and robbery, as well as be able to leave the cell phone in his pocket.
Where to find a resale on the official Xiaomi
If you have any questions about what is in the official online store of the manufacturer, refer to the following list:
- Retail stores — the Shopping Place and the Center and North of the country (São Paulo).
- Shop online — only or online-the official for the brand name on the web site mi.com/br;
- The Marketplace in the rest of the B2W store Americanas.com, Submarino and Shoptime), CNEW (ponto Frio, Extra, Casas Bahia, Magazine Luiza, and Carrefour (retail);
- Retail Sites such as Kabum, Kalunga, Magazine Luiza, among others.
- Shopping in retail shops and traditional (physical), such as Pernambucanas, Ricardo Eletro, Kalunga, Casas Bahia, Nextel, and others;
- The shops of the mobile operator Vivo.
Now that you already know how to use their tips in your favor so don’t buy a pig in a poke. That is, all counterfeit goods, are incompatible, or without, a guarantee for repairs and/or defects.
Your money is precious, spend it in a responsible way.