Xiaomi phones and devices offer incredible value, and never more so than right now during the second round of the Winter Sale. You can use code ACC10 to get 10% off when you spend £69, and redeem Mi Points to get money off Xiaomi devices. There are also some excellent discounts on sought after devices such as the 5G variant of Mi Mix 3, down from £699 to £399, or £80 off Mi 9 Lite. You'll even get a free Mi Band 4 when you buy the Redmi Note 8T.
You can get even cheaper prices when you look outside the official Mi Store. But buying tech from unknown overseas sources can be risky. That's why we recommend GearBest, a site we have used for many years to supply us Xiaomi phones for review.
Very often the best GearBest deals are obtained using coupon codes, and we've listed many of these in the carousel below. But you should note that these coupons can apply to only certain colour options, or from certain warehouses - wherever possible you should ship from EU to avoid import duty charges.
An example is on Mi Note 10, Xiaomi's brand-new 108Mp cameraphone. Using coupon code GBXMNT10BF you can bring down the price from £387 to £348.30 (original price €549).
Find more great deals on Xiaomi phones below.
Best Xiaomi Deals
1. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G
From: Mi Store
Now: £399 (£300 off)
Save a staggering £300 on Xiaomi's 5G Mi Mix 3.
2. Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (6GB/128GB)
From: Mi Store
Now: £249 (£80 off)
Pick up this Mi 9 Lite deal while you can, it's in high demand. Mi 9 Lite is the latest addition to the flagship Mi 9 line, offering a stripped-down spec at a lower price.
3. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T with free Mi Band 4
Now: £179 (Free Mi Band 4)
Brand-new in the UK, Redmi Note 8T is a new contender for the best budget phone, and this special deal adds extra value. Read our full review of Redmi Note 8T.
4. Xiaomi Mi Note 10 (6GB RAM, 128GB)
Was: €549; UK price TBC
Now: £358.80 (Use coupon code GBXMNT10BF)
The world's first 108Mp cameraphone, already available at an incredible discount, courtesy of GearBest. More details here.
5. Xiaomi Mi 9 (64GB)
Now: £344.49 (£154.51 off)
6. Xiaomi Mi A3 (4GB/128GB)
Xiaomi's Mi A3 is an excellent-value budget phone running Android One rather than MIUI and thanks to this GearBest deal, comes at a tidy discount. Read our Mi A3 review.
7. Xiaomi Mi 9T (6GB/128GB)
Not yet officially available in the UK, this is the top-end model of Xiaomi's Mi 9T, which costs €369 in Europe. Read our Mi 9T review.
8. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (4GB/64GB)
Now: £123.84 (Use coupon code GBNOTE801)
If you're tempted by the primary quad-camera of Xiaomi's latest Note 8, this latest deal from the team at GearBest is for you. The phone brings with it a whopping 4000mAh battery, as well as MIUI 10 and 64GB of internal space.
9. Xiaomi Mi Band 4
Now: £25.54 (£10 off)
Read our full review of Xiaomi's brand-new fitness tracker, which is unbeatable on value.
10. Xiaomi Mi 8 (64GB)
Now: £219.99 (£41 off)
Last year's flagship at an excellent price, but the newer Mi 9 is excellent value by comparison. See our full review.
11. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
Now: £209.99 (£80 off)
The original full-display smartphone, now better than ever. Read our full Mi Mix 2S review.
12. Amazfit GTR
Now: £119 (£40 off)
Save £40 on the already-affordable yet stylish Amazfit GTR in this great Amazon offer. Note: Price reduction varies by finish/colour, so make sure to double-check the pricing on the version you want before buying. Read our Amazfit GTR review.
Xiaomi Buying Advice
This might sound obvious, but remember that if you do buy from China the product is likely to be Chinese. The Chinese Mi Band 3, for example, has Chinese icons that you probably won't understand - and the UK version is so cheap anyway that the few pounds you might save simply isn't worth it.
For Xiaomi phones you can get around this by looking for a Global model on which Google services are preinstalled (if you do get a Chinese model you will need to install Google services yourself).
Double-check which connectivity bands are supported in the product listing - Chinese-ROM Xiaomi phones very often skip Band 20 (800MHz) 4G LTE. This isn't the end of the world for many customers as it's one of three 4G bands we use in the UK, but if you're on a network that uses only that band for 4G (O2, GiffGaff, Sky Mobile etc) you will be limited to 3G or Wi-Fi.
Xiaomi laptops are gorgeous, powerful and excellent value devices, and the only thing that stops us recommending them to UK users is the fact they are sold running Chinese-language Windows 10 with a US keyboard layout.
You might be able to get through the setup procedure using Google Translate, but you'll still find much of the OS is Chinese. A better approach is to reinstall an OEM version of Windows 10 designed for UK users, and you can get these for as little as £10-£20.
As well as reinstalling the OS you'll want to install missing drivers that are wiped during this process, which you will be able to find online if you have another computer you can use to download them. A driver updater utility will also help here. Note that you will probably need to have to hand a wired mouse to install these drivers if the trackpad drivers are missing.
Ignoring the language issues, one other thing to watch when buying from China is that you are liable for paying import duty. Yes, it's true that not all parcels are picked up by Customs, and you might 'get away with it', but by law you should pay 20% of the value printed on the shipping paperwork. Some people find they get a request for this payment several weeks after the product is delivered, while others will have to pay before it is delivered. Either way, if it looks like a good deal, make sure it still sounds like a good deal when you multiply it by 1.2.
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