Previously, Xiaomi ranked second in the IDC ranking of Q2 2017. Meanwhile, Samsung took the first place. However, in the latest Q3 2017 standings, a twist occurred, and Xiaomi becomes India’s No.1 Smartphone Brand. Xiaomi in on the lead with a market share of 23.5% and a shipment volume of 9.2 million units.
In comparison with Q3 2016, the growth rate has increased up to 300% in Q3 2017. No doubt, Xiaomi has become the fastest growing smartphone brand in the Indian market.
Specifically concerning about the models, the RedmiNote 4, Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A are three smartphones which are on the list of the top five smartphone sales in India.
In response,Manu Jain, President of Mi India, stated that as far as we know, Xiaomi is the first company to take a leading position in many fields under such a short period. He says:
Xiaomi is committed to bringing innovation to every consumer and now our achievement in India is proof of this commitment. This milestone in amazing achievements can not do without the joint efforts of more than 350 of my Indian colleagues, and we are committed to bringing innovations to every aspect of products, business models, infrastructure, marketing strategies, etc.
#MiFans! You’ve made it happen.@XiaomiIndia is now the no. 1 Smartphone Brand in India! YOU were the ones that believed in us. YOU were the ones that always supported us. And YOU are the ones that’ll take us even further! Thank you 🙏#1Xiaomipic.twitter.com/lrzcDuZSZf