Xiaomi has created a new record.
“We have good news to share: More than 10 million Xiaomi phones were shipped in September, marking the first time in our history we have crossed 10 million units in a single month! This means our business has achieved a new level,” said Lei Jun.
Xiaomi isn’t a household name in the US (the fourth biggest smartphone company in the world. It’s dipped in Chinese popularity since then, but has .), but it years ago was the in China, which made it
The revelation comes just weeks after Xiaomi announced two new phones, the the Mi A1, a budget Android One phone created for developing markets such as India., a bezel-less phone with a ceramic back that is the company’s most expensive phone to date, and
There’s still some catching up to do if the company wants to reclaim its top spot in its homeland, however. Huawei, a fellow Chinese phone manufacturer, globally outsold Apple in June and July, during which time it was second only to Samsung in sales. Huawei has shipped 73 million devices from January to June this year, an average of 12 million phones every month.
Still, 10 million in one month is nothing to scoff at, and a sign that Xiaomi is back on track after losing momentum in 2016.
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