From Left: Flipkart Co-founder & CEO Sachin Bansal, Xiaomi Co-founder and President Bin Lin and Hugo Barra, Vice President, Xiaomi Global launching Xiaomi business in India, July 15 2014
Chinese mobile net leader Xiaomi brings its flagship Mi handsets to India
Bangalore, July 16 , 2014: Leading China-based mobile Net company -- Xiaomi -- has entered the Indian market, tying up with web retail leader Flipkart for online commerce The first smartphone that Xiaomi has launched in India is the Mi 3. Priced at Rs 13,999 , Mi 3 will go on sale on July 22.
Xiaomi has also set up 35+ service centers, with dozens more to come, across India including two exclusive Mi service centers in Delhi and Bangalore to ensure a robust after-sale service and a hassle-free customer experience.
Xiaomit will also launch Redmi 1S and Redmi Note over the next few weeks. These Mi smartphones deliver high performance at even more affordable prices. The 4.7-inch Redmi 1S will retail at Rs 6,999, while the 5.5-inch octa-core Redmi Note will be available for Rs 9,999..
Says Bin Lin, Co-founder and President, Xiaomi: “We see India as a huge opportunity for us and are excited about bringing Mi products to this market. Just like in our other markets, we will strive to provide users with incredible value, and the best customer experience possible.”
Adds Hugo Barra, Vice President, Xiaomi Global: “Mi 3 is the fastest Mi phone ever. We are very excited to offer one of the world’s most powerful smartphones in India at an incredibly affordable price point. We hope Indian users will love MIUI, our super intuitive Android-based operating system."
Flipkart co-founder & CEO Sachin Bansal, says, “This partnership is a natural progression of our promise to bring world-class products to our customers. We are a technology-focused company with innovation as part of our DNA – and this complements what Xiaomi stands for globally.”
Mi 3 is Xiaomi's highest performing smartphone, consistently ranked at the top of industry benchmarks since its first launch. Its Android-based platform – MIUI – is a live operating system constantly improving with frequent software updates. More product /booking details here