After Lenovo, Huawei, ZTE, Gionee and Oppo etcetera, one more Chinese company Xiomi is landing on Indian soil with the launch of most probably its two smartphones namely – Mi3 and RedMi. Xiomi, popularly known as “Apple of China,” has posted the teaser on its website in India from, which it is quite evident that they are launching their smartphone on 8th July. It is also expected that Xiaomi will also launch a few accessories alongwith the smartphones, including a 10,400mAh power bank.
As per the sources, Xiomi has tied-up with the leading online e-commerce site Flipkart to sell its smartphones exclusively in India, taking the leaf from flipkart’s highly successful arrangement with Motorola.
Xiaomi, based in Beijing, has sold 26.1 million smartphones in the first half of 2014 compared to 18.7 million units sold by it last year. Besides India, Xiaomi has plans to expand its operations in other Asian countries and Brazil in the coming months. Keeping its rate of success in China and its ambitious expansion plans, Xiaomi will have to increase its capacity of the production to meet the increasing demand of its smartphones.
To escalate its operations, Xiaomi has appointed former Android VP, Hugo Barra as Global Vice-President and Jabong co-founder, Manu Kumar Jain as head of India operations.
With the arrival of Xiaomi in India, the smartphone market will heat-up as this Chinese company has good-featured smartphones and its prices are going to be quite attractive to give sleepness nights to its competitors.
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