Karn, 23 Sep 20141.3 GHz MediaTek SoC and 1 gig of RAM for INR 19000! One could get a Redmi 1S, albeit with 4.7... moreProfits, you see, are what drive a company forward, keep it afloat, and it's obvious, therefore, that any product that is going to be released into the market is going to be sold at a profit. You can't just whinge about a certain phone's pricing and compare it to a Xiaomi. What Xiaomi is doing, you see, is selling their devices for little-to-no profit. They might be managing right now, channeling in money from another business, but in the longer run, it's just not a viable option. They'll either come crashing down, or more likely, up the prices of their phones. To expect other companies to follow the Xiaomi model is akin to asking them to shut up shop for good. You might as well just ask them to dish out their phones free.
1.3 GHz MediaTek SoC and 1 gig of RAM for INR 19000! One could get a Redmi 1S, albeit with 4.7" display - but a faster Snapdragon SoC, for one-third of that price.