Xiaomi Popularly known as MI is a Chinese multinational electronics company having headquartered in Beijing, China. Xiaomi makes and manufactures Smartphones, Laptops, Home appliances, Bags, Shoes, Consumer electronics and many other products. Xiaomi is also third company in the world after Samsung and Huawei to have self-developed mobile phone chipset capabilities.
- Origin Country – China
- Registered India – Yes
- Manufacturing in India – Yes
- Founded – 6 April 2010
- Product Quality Trust Point – 95/100
- User Data Trust Point – 40/100
- Sectors – Smartphones, Laptops, Home appliances, Bags, Shoes, Consumer electronics
Xiaomi is founded by Lei Jun (born 16 December 1969) is a Chinese billionaire entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist.
In June 2018 Xiaomi raised US$4.72 billion after its listing at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Xiaomi also have Sub-brands in the name of Redmi, MI and POCO.
On 9 March 2016, Xiaomi launched its Redmi Note 3 in India. It was groundbreaking smartphone at that time in the budget segment and was well received by our Indian customers. In January 2017, Xiaomi officially released its Redmi Note 4 and becomes India’s No 1 Smartphone Brand with a 31.2% market share. This Phone was their first Made in India Campaign Success.
The “MI” in logo stands for “Mobile Internet”. It also has other meanings, including “Mission Impossible“, because Xiaomi faced many challenges that
had seemed impossible to defy in our early days.
“About 99 percent of the phones sold in India are Made In India. We make three phones per second” said by Muralikrishnan B, Chief Operating Officer, Xiaomi India. Xiaomi phones in India are manufactured mainly by Taiwanese giant Foxconn.
The manufacturing is being done at Xiaomi’s two facilities – One at the Sri City special economic zone in Andhra Pradesh and the other at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu. (You can see the size of factory in Andhar Pradesh in picture )
Xiaomi India employs nearly 30,000 working people across all its manufacturing facilities at Sri City in Aandhra Pradesh, Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu of which more than 95% are women as part of the company’s emphasis on inclusion and gender diversity.
Manu Jain joined Xiaomi in 2014, he is the head of Xiaomi’s business in India.
He is graduated from IIT Delhi in Engineering and received a MBA from IIM Calcutta. Before Xiaomi, He worked at McKinsey for 5 years, and co-founded Jabong.com
The nationwide boycotts are representative of the anti-Chinese sentiment owing to the originator of coronavirus, causing employment loss and the recent military clash.
Though the product quality is good we will suggest to buy Samsung, LG or other brands (Indian) product to secure our personal data.
Frequently Asked Questions about Xiaomi (MI)
Is Mi an Indian company?
Mi (Xiaomi) is Chinese company though 99% of Mi smartphones are made in India but profits and data sharing directly benefits to China.
Are Xiaomi phones made in India?
99% of Mi smartphones are made in India.Xiaomi makes 3 smartphones per second in India, it said last year while inaugurating its seventh plant in the country.
Is xiaomi safe?
NO. All data stored by xiaomi is stored in China server !
Where is Mi mobile manufactured?
Manufacturing facilities at Sri City in Aandhra Pradesh, Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.
Is Mi xiaomi made in China Company?
Though the product assembly done India but YES this is Chinese company.