Xiaomi, also referred as Apple of China is all set to enter the Indian market to compete with Indian smartphone vendors like Micromax, Karbonn, XOLO and LAVA along with Samsung. The company confirmed its entry in the country this year in August with last month Manu Jain was hired by Xiaomi for India operation. The Chinese company later on launched its website for India, which now reveals that Xiaomi will launch the first Mi phone in India on July 8th, 2014.
Xiaomi has held a contest on Facebook, where users have to guess which Mi phone will be launched in India first. The official Xiaomi India site teases the same, saying
Guess With Mi India.
Which Mi phone do you think we'll be launching first?
Stand a chance to win a Mi phone!
To be revealed on July 8th, 2014.
The last line clearly indicates that Xiaomi will launch its products in India starting this month, with the first one to be revealed on July 8th. Xiaomi is rumoured to launch the flagship Mi3 in India first along with Redmi 1s followed by Redmi Note and Mi Pad.
The company is said to partner with India's biggest online retailer Flipkart to sell its smartphones in the country. Xiaomi has also revealed on Facebook that they will be doing some announcement on July 11th, no additional information is available as of now.
Xiaomi is famous for its aggressive pricing, lets see how the company prices its devices in India. Stay tuned for more.