Kolkata, India, September 9, 2015: Mi India revealed that it has sold over three million smartphones in India to date. Xiaomi entered the Indian market in July 2014, and its devices are now sold via Mi.com, as well as across partners including Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal, The Mobile Store and Airtel.
Mi India crossed one million devices sold in India in December 2014. According to analyst firm IDC, Xiaomi became the fifth-largest smartphone company in India with a 4% market share in Q4 2014, a result that it achieved in just five months. By March 2015, Mi India crossed two million devices and in a span of just six months, it has crossed the three million mark.
Xiaomi first launched its flagship Mi 3 in India in July 2014, and was warmly welcomed by Mi fans. To date, Xiaomi has introduced a wide variety of products in India, including Mi 3, Mi 4, Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi Note, Redmi Note 4G, Mi Pad, Mi 4i and Redmi 2 Prime, as well as other accessories such as Mi Band, Mi Power Banks and Mi Headphones.
In a demonstration of its commitment to India, Xiaomi recently announced that it will now manufacture its devices locally in India as part of the ‘Make in India’ programme. The company is already growing its presence rapidly in India. It currently has 70 service centres, out of which 10 are exclusive to Mi devices.
In July 2015, Mi India also announced the launch of its Mi Store app on Google Play, making it even more convenient for Mi fans to browse through and purchase amazing Mi products on the go. To date, it has already crossed 1 million app installs.
Manu Jain, India Head, Xiaomi said, “The mobile ecosystem in India is growing at a very fast pace and we are happy to be an integral part of it. We are much more than just a smartphone company, as we also provide Internet services and sell our products through e-commerce, and we believe that we can contribute greatly to India’s growth as a technological hub. Our recent inclusion in the Make in India programme is helping us be a part of the fabric of the nation, and we will continue to bring more amazing products to India and aim to deliver the best value to both our fans and partners.”