Xiaomi India mentioned that they sold more than 1 million Xiaomi smartphone in India within 18 days. India is an important market and also the largest market for Xiaomi outside China. Many customers actually bought Mi smartphone during the big festive sales.
The big sales conducted by Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal also contributed to the Xiaomi sales figures. When Xiaomi entered India they came up with aggressive pricing at the same time offering high end specifications.
It all started with the Mi 3 handset that was a huge hit and gave a big boost to this new company. Xiaomi has started investing in India, their handsets are now being made in India. As per IDC September 2016 statistics, Xiaomi were the 3rd largest smartphone vendor in India’s top 30 cities with market share of 8.4%.
The Redmi Note 3 – powerful handset with an affordable price in fact became the best (online) selling device with over 2.3 million devices sold in just about 6 months.