Xiaomi Says It Shipped 9.2 Million Smartphones in India Last Quarter

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi shipped 9.2 million smartphones in Q3 2017 This is a record for the Chinese company in the country Xiaomi Redmi Note and Redmi 4 are the top selling smartphones Xiaomi has announced that it shipped 9.2 million smartphones, a record number of units, in India in Q3 2017. The announcement was made by Manu Kumar Jain, Vice President Xiaomi and Managing Director Xiaomi India in a tweet. Jain also shared a piece of trivia about Xiaomi smartphones shipments in the country. “We started with a humble beginning of…

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Xiaomi Seeks to Reignite Global Push With Spain Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi will sell a range of products in its first Western Europe market It will offer the Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone in Spain Scooters, air purifiers, and coffee makers will also be sold Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched sales in Spain on Tuesday, its first foray into Western Europe as it revs up a stalled global push into other developed markets around Europe and the United States. Xiaomi will initially sell its flagship Mi A1 smartphones, priced at EUR 229 (roughly Rs. 17,200) in Spain from Wednesday as well as internet-connected products including…

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Compare Yu Yureka Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G Specifications

If you put technology and style together it comes down to these battle stars – Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G vs Yu Yureka Plus. When it comes to competition, Micromax makes sure that it leaves no stones unturned. It has always focused on delivering the high expectations at desired price and it’s latest venture comes as no surprise,  yet again micromax has proven the point, “if you can do it, they can do it better”. This time to match up to the Chinese giant’s latest note category, micromax presented  Yureka in…

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Xiaomi tipped to launch a Windows 10 tablet soon

Xiaomi will launch a Windows 10-powered tablet in the ongoing quarter, according to a known Chinese analyst Pan Jiutang. The device will be the successor to the Mi Pad tablet (shown in the image below), which the company unveiled back in May last year. However, there was no word on whether the new tablet will run the standard Windows 10 version or the mobile version, dubbed Windows 10 Mobile. It’s worth mentioning that Microsoft recommends the standard edition for tablets with displays larger than or equal to 8-inches. The device…

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Xiaomi launches 48-inch Mi TV 2S; almost as slim as the Mi 4

Xiaomi has unveiled its new Mi product today called the Mi TV 2S, which is said to be thinnest ever Mi TV manufactured by the company. The device is available in two variants namely a Standard edition priced at CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs 30,600) along with a Cinema edition at CNY 3,999 (approximately Rs 41,000). They will be available in five color variants for its aluminium frames namely gold, silver, pink, blue and green. Both devices will be available starting July 22 in China. However, Xiaomi has not revealed any details on if and when, it will be launched in India….

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Xiaomi Enters Online Finance Market With Huoqi Bao Service

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc waded into China’s red hot online finance arena on Monday with a new money market fund to compete against the likes of tech rivals Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings.Dubbed “Huoqi Bao”, Xiaomi’s new personal finance service will offer deposit rates higher than traditional Chinese banks and will be accessible via an app to be bundled with Xiaomi handsets. The service, a collaboration between Xiaomi and E Fund Management, one of China’s largest wealth managers, will expand into offering personal lending and securities brokerage in…

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Xiaomi India Ties Up With GadgetWood to Offer One-Day Onsite Repair Services

  The Delhi-based startup in a press statement announced the news and also revealed that a pilot project ran in Delhi-NCR region prior to the final announcement. It added that 500 Xiaomi customers have already used GadgetWood for repair services. Though GadgetWood operates only in Delhi-NCR, the release states that Xiaomi customers across India will benefit from the move. Commenting on the announcement, Jayant Jha, Co-founder and CEO, GadgetWood said, “The Xiaomi brand has created ripples in the Indian market. With the combined synergies of this globally-reputed brand and GadgetWood,…

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Xiaomi Mi Band Fitness Tracker Launched at Rs. 999

  Xiaomi at its Global Mi Phone Premiere event in New Delhi apart from the Xiaomi Mi 4ialso launched the Mi Band in India, at Rs. 999. The fitness tracking band will go up for registrations on Tuesday, and the first 1,000 registrants will get the band at Re. 1. The Xiaomi Mi Band, like most existing wearable devices in the market, focuses on user’s health by helping them track their fitness and sleeping routine. The fitness tracking band also features Bluetooth wireless connectivity to pair with smartphones. The fitness…

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Xiaomi to Hold ‘Global Mi Phone Premiere’ in India on April 23

  Xiaomi India on Friday announced an event in New Delhi on April 23. The company made the announcement via a tweet, which read “i IS COMING. Register for our global Mi phone premiere in New Delhi on 23 April.” Xiaomi points users to its India site to register for the event. The Xiaomi India site further reveals that the event will see CEO & Founder Lei Jun, President & Co-Founder Bin Lin, and VP Xiaomi Global Hugo Barra, in attendance. With that many of the top management due at…

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Xiaomi Sets Guinness World Record Selling 2.11 Million Phones in 24 Hours

China’s smartphone giant Xiaomi on Thursday said it has set a new Guinness World Record for mobile phone sales by selling 2.11 million handsets in a 24-hour flash sale held to celebrate its fifth anniversary – the Mi Fan Festival. The half-day bonanza, which brought in CNY 2.08 billion ($335 million) from sales of handsets and other accessories broke the previous record held by Alibaba’s Tmall, which sold 1.89 million handsets on Singles’ Day in November during a 24-hour event. “Good news: Xiaomi just set a new Guinness World Record,…

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