Xiaomi sold record 1 million smartphones within 48 hours in India

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Xiaomi today announced that it has sold over 1 million or 10 lakh smartphones in India within 48 hours between 20 to 22 September during festive sales, selling  300 smartphones every minute in an average. Amazon, Flipkart, Mi Preferred Partner stores, Large Format Retail partners, Mi Home stores and mi.com contributed to this milestone. The company took 18 days to achieve 1 million smartphone sales in the country last year during festive sale. Continue reading “Xiaomi sold record 1 million smartphones within 48 hours in India”

Xiaomi India teases new fitness product is launching soon

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Xiaomi India has posted a new teaser for the launch of a new product in India with an exciting partnership. It says Hop, Run, Flex that are fitness activities. Manu Jain, Vice President and Managing Director, Xiaomi India tweeted that something special is about to launch in India also posted an image of him standing with someone who’s image has been blurred.

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Xiaomi looking to grab 50% online share in India: CEO Lei Jun

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Xiaomi CEO along with Xiaomi India Head and VP met PM Narendra Modi today. Xiaomi said that the CEO shared the company’s journey so far in India, and how smartphones are changing the lives of Indian consumers. Continue reading “Xiaomi looking to grab 50% online share in India: CEO Lei Jun”

Xiaomi schedules product launch event in India on March 20

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Xiaomi India today sent out a press invite for launch of a new product on March 20th. The teaser says Time to get smArter. It stresses the letter ‘A’ in the word smarter so there are chances it could be some smart accessory. Continue reading “Xiaomi schedules product launch event in India on March 20”

Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain appointed as Vice President

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Xiaomi just announced the appointment of India head Manu Kumar Jain as Vice President of Xiaomi. The Co-founder of Jabong joined Xiaomi back in June 2014.  Continue reading “Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain appointed as Vice President”

Xiaomi India hits $1 billion revenue mark in 2016

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Xiaomi India has crossed more than $1 billion (about Rs 7,000 crore) revenue milestone in 2016. The latest achievement was revealed by Xiaomi India head Manu Jain in a Facebook post. Xiaomi has achieved this feat just two years after its foray in India. Continue reading “Xiaomi India hits $1 billion revenue mark in 2016”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 breaks record online shipment in India, 17.5 lakh units sold in 5 months

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As per IDC India Monthly Smartphone Tracker report for June, Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 has become the highest-shipped smartphone ever in the history of India’s online market in any given quarter with record-breaking shipments of 880,000 units in Q2 2016, and it is almost twice the volume of the second highest-shipped smartphone for the same period. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 breaks record online shipment in India, 17.5 lakh units sold in 5 months”

Xiaomi Mi Bluetooth Speaker Review

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Xiaomi is not just a smartphone company, but it has quite a few interesting products up its sleeve that makes it stand apart from the other players in this crowded market. One such product is its newly launched Mi Bluetooth speaker, which was first introduced at the Mi 4c launch event in China last year in September, and Xiaomi announced it in India earlier this month only, alongside the Redmi Note 3. But the speaker has now finally gone on sale in the country, so do checkout our full review before buying. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Bluetooth Speaker Review”

Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Mi Bluetooth speaker, Raspberry Pi 3 and more

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This week, popular Chinese company Xiaomi finally launched its Redmi Note 3 smartphone in India. The firm also announced its Mi Bluetooth speaker and the 20000mAh power bank. The Xiaomi Mi 5 will be launched next month. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Mi Bluetooth speaker, Raspberry Pi 3 and more”

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 Review

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Xiaomi introduced the Mi Pad 2 tablet device at an event in China in November last year along with the Redmi Note 3. It is the successor of last year’s Mi Pad with better build and updated specifications. The tablet went on sale in China from November 27th, and we managed to get one from China as well. Checkout our detailed review of the new Mi Pad 2. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 Review”

Xiaomi India teases ‘Mi Generation’ is arriving, new device coming on January 14?

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Manu Kumar Jain, Head of Mi India earlier today tweeted a teaser with the caption Mi Generation T-24 hours to lift off and said “An exciting announcement will happen tomorrow. Always believe something wonderful is about to happen”. This doesn’t give us any hints about what the company is planning to announce, except that it could be a next-generation device. It has not scheduled any event for the launch. Continue reading “Xiaomi India teases ‘Mi Generation’ is arriving, new device coming on January 14?”

Xiaomi partners with GadgetWood for one-day pick and drop repair services in India

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Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has partnered with a Delhi-based startup GadgetWood in India for more service centres, and one-day repair and delivery services. Continue reading “Xiaomi partners with GadgetWood for one-day pick and drop repair services in India”

Xiaomi teases more devices; Redmi series to launch in India on July 15th?

The Xiaomi Mi3 launch in India has been a revelation of sorts. Everyone’s now talking about the manufacturer, which remained unheard of by quite a section of the Indian audience until a few months back.

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Xiaomi might launch in India on July 11th

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Xiaomi India has started teasing its India launch on their Mi India Facebook page. After thanking the Mi fans for their support, it says “We have something special for YOU, do come back on 11 July 2014 for the announcement post.” This hints that the company might launch its first smartphones in India on July 11th. It could also be an announcement regarding the India launch. Continue reading “Xiaomi might launch in India on July 11th”

Xiaomi reportedly partners with Flipkart to launch two smartphones in India in July

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Xiaomi would partner with online retailer Flipkart to launch its smartphones in India, according to a report from BGR India. The company is selling its smartphones in other countries through its own online stores. Motorola tied up with Flipkart to sell the Moto G and Moto E in India. Flipkart imported the Motorola devices, but Xiaomi will import the smartphones and Flipkart would sell them, according to the report. Continue reading “Xiaomi reportedly partners with Flipkart to launch two smartphones in India in July”