Xiaomi thrives in India – it sold over 4 million Redmi 3S units in the country

- Adrian Ungureanu

India is becoming the most important market for China’s Xiaomi, whose sales in the country is constantly increasing and Xiaomi is one of the biggest smartphone makers in India.

Xiaomi India has revealed that the Redmi 3S has sold a record 4 million units in the country. The sales figure also includes sales of the Redmi 3S Plus and Redmi 3S Prime.

Released in India in August, the Redmi 3S sports a 5-inch HD display, a Snapdragon 430 processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB of storage. It also has a 4100mAh battery.

The Redmi 3S Prime on the other hand differs in RAM (3GB) and storage (32GB) only. While the Redmi 3S+ keeps the RAM at 2GB and doubles the storage to 32GB, it is sold as an offline exclusive.

At the moment, Xiaomi is the second largest smartphone company in India after Samsung. It has achieved this via its focus on online sales. In order to expand further, it is planning to open its Mi Home physical stores around the country.