The Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro mark the end of the era of affordable Xiaomi flagships : Android
While the Mi 10 begins at CNY three,999 (€505) in China, Xiaomi sells the very same telephone for €799 in Europe. Accounting for a 20% VAT solely takes that determine to €600, however the firm expenses a large €200 additional. The Mi 10 Pro goes from CNY 5,499 (€695) to €999, over €150 extra after accounting for VAT.
We want extra competitors amoung OEMs in western markets
That in all probability why their European costs are significiantly larger than in China (in addition to VAT and EU warrenty prices)
As properly as extra competitors for Qualcomm’s SoCs/modems, Samsung’s OLED shows and Sony/Samsung’s cameras