Ahead of the expected debut, the Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched its India website. Now live at Mi.com/in, the website does not reveal any details but we expect to hear more in the coming weeks.
The India website launch comes just days after the company announced that it has hired Manu Kumar Jain as the General Manager for India operations. There is no confirmation on when the Xiaomi products will go on sale in the country. Some rumours peg Diwali launch but today’s website debut suggests that we could see the release earlier than that.
To remind you, Xiaomi is known for offering smartphones and accessories at an affordable price-tag. It is currently operational in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia, where it retails products like Mi3, RedMi, RedMi 1S and RedMi Note. It is also expected to start its operations in Philippines and Indonesia soon.
Xiaomi will probably use the same sales strategy in India that it follows in the countries like Taiwan and Singapore, where it retails the devices via its own webstore as well as via carrier tie-ups. We could also see it partnering with one of the e-retailers in the country to quicky reach most consumers like Motorola did with Flipkart.
You can follow the company’s Indian arm at its official FB Page.
Thanks Utkal for the tip
Welcome to the real china phone in India
but this not the first one, Huawei, Lenovo, Gionee are here for years!!!
I agree with you. All the three will have better R&D unit. But our Indian manufacturers like micromax, karbonn all these people were rebranding the phones from china.
reviews of the redmi, note, mi 3 & their Singapore $ price looks mouthwatering, eagerly waiting…..this will be best competitor for moto trio I guess! Even though moto was at its best, still something was missing here & there, but mi looks as complete package! Real world performance & service will be a big ?
i am not buying any single xiomi phone unless their remove thier miui skin.. i just hate them.. yeah i can add launchers .. we use local brand so we can get taste of raw android…