Why are Mobile prices increasing in India?

Why are Mobile prices increasing in India?

In past few months some mobile brands increased their mobile prices drastically

Due to covid19 price of products are likely in all sectors including mobile

But now and then, mobile companies increasing their prices, actual rules in the Indian government states that every price alteration in MRP should be applied to government and reviewed to change it, that’s why brands keep their MRP margin high and launch at lower prices and sale them using that loophole company altering their prices.

what’s the problem?

The problem is in every price segment with the difference of ₹1000 company offer new models, end reviewers review them accordingly but with the increase of price the segment options/choices are changing, for example, let’s take

Realme C3
launched price is Rs.6,999/-
After GST hike price raised to Rs.7,499/-
Now the company raised the cost to Rs.8,999/-
Let see the percentage raised from launched price by 29% i.e. Rs.2000/-
But we can buy the phone Samsung Galaxy M01 which has similar specifications

Here is the list of some models which increased their price by their company than the launch price

brand & model launch price After GST hike present price percentage of hike
Realme 6 (4/64GB)
Redmi Note 8 (4/64GB)
Redmi 8 (4/64GB)
Redmi 8A Dual (2/32GB)
Samsung M21 (4/64GB)

some phones have a high price at their company web site and low price at online shopping. Check them while buying the phones.
For example, Samsung Galaxy M21 the company web site cost is RS.14,499/- and online shopping has a cost of Rs.13,999/-

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