It seems inevitable that a smartphone darling slowly creeps up its prices over time, as it makes a name for itself and attempts to turn a tidy profit. This happened to Huawei, as it hiked its pricing from the Ascend P6 days and never looked back, and OnePlus is another OEM that sought to adopt this strategy. It now looks like the same thing could potentially happen to Xiaomi, as its CEO recently said the company could increase its pricing in the near future.



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