Digital Desk, Beijing. Smartphone brand Xiaomi has been fined $3,141 (20,000 yuan) for false advertising in its home country. This information has been given in media reports. This fine has been imposed by the Market Supervision Department of the Chinese government for violating the advertising law of the People’s Republic of China. It was reported on Friday by Gizmochina, citing IT Home.
The report mentions that, last year, the company made a mistake in the banner advertisement of the Redmi K30 5G. The promotional image mentions the smartphone to feature a Samsung AMOLED display, while in fact, the handset sports an LCD panel.
The report says, whoever made this mistake may be confused by the specs of the Redmi K30 Pro 5G, which actually has an AMOLED panel provided by Samsung Display.
The Redmi K30 Pro 5G was launched in China in December 2019 in four storage variants, starting at 1,999 Yuan for 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The price of 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant is 2,299 Yuan.
There is another variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage which is priced at 2,599 Yuan. There is a top-end variant of 2,899 Yuan with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage.