It seems that China’s Xiaomi is making history in India, where it’s threatening Samsung leading position, after in Q3 set a new record in smartphones sold in the country.
Xiaomi India today announced that it has shipped over 9.2 million smartphones in the country in the Q3 2017. It shipped 100,000 smartphones per quarter in 2014, crossed the 1 million mark in Q3 2015, 3 million in Q3 2017, and now is has cross 9 million units for the first time in Q3 2017, said Manu Jain, Group Vice President and Managing Director of Xiaomi India.
According to latest Counterpoint reprot, Xiaomi has posted 266% growth in Q3 2015 compared to the same quarter (Q3 2016) last year and has 22% market share in India.
Globally, Xiaomi’s shipments crossed 70 Million units for the first ten months of this year, surpassing the target set for 2017. According to IDC, Xiaomi has fifth spot in global smartphone rankings for Q3 2017.