Xiaomi has announced that the company shipped 9.2 million smartphones, which is a record number of units in India in Quater 3, 2017. This announcement was made official by Vice President of Xiaomi and Managing Director Xiaomi India, Manu Kumar Jain. In his recent tweet, Jain shared a piece of trivia about Xiaomi smartphones shipments in the country and also mentioned about the milestones.
He tweeted that “We started with a humble beginning of selling 100,000 per quarter in 2014, crossed the 1 million mark in Q3 2015, 3 million in Q3 2016 and now for the first time – 9 million in Q3 2017.” Jain further quoted Counterpoint Research to say the top three smartphones in India in Q3 2017 were the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4, and Redmi 4A, Which is a big news for any Chinese manufacturing company. He also talked about the companies vision by stating “Our motto has always been to deliver high-quality innovative products at an affordable price!”
The Chinese company recently talked about their progress and shipment report by mentioning, it shipped 70 million units in 10 months of this year. Xiaomi had also claimed that it surpassed 10 million units, for the second month in a row, this year. Chinese brand, Xiaomi was also reported to be the fastest growing smartphone brand globally with their world-class product at the affordable prices, According to the Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor service. Moreover, the research also stated that Xiaomi emerged as the fastest growing brand in terms of shipments year-on-year driven by strong sales in both China and India. Xiaomi was also the fastest growing brand in both China and India during the quarter.
Additionally, an IDC report claimed that Xiaomi despite being at the fifth place globally had the strongest gain by doubling its sales to 27.6 million units and attaining all the targets set by the company, which helped the company to hold success in India.