Xiaomi India head Manu Jain has Barra boots to fill as global VP

manu-kr-jain_feXiaomi Inc. has elevated India head Manu Kumar Jain as global vice president at a time when the Chinese handset maker is in the middle of a purple patch in the country, emerging as the second-largest smartphone seller. “Manu, congratulations from the entire Xiaomi family on your promotion to vice president of Xiaomi!” the company […]

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Will the big-battery Zenfone 3S Max power Asus’ fortunes in India?

ASUS-Zenfone_feTaiwanese handset maker Asus on Tuesday launched its Zenfone 3S Max smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 14,999, the phone will be available starting today at both retail outlets as well as e-commerce portals. With the Zenfone 3S Max, Asus is betting not only on its heavy-duty 5,000 mAh battery, but also the fact that […]

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Xiaomi India revenues touch $1 bn in 2016

XiaomiChinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc registered revenues of $1 billion (nearly Rs 7,000 crore) in India in 2016, attaining operational profitability within two years of entering the Indian market, a financial daily reported on Thursday. The smartphone maker, which launched its most popular smartphone Redmi Note 3 last year, doubled its sales from 2015 as […]

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Xiaomi’s Q3 sales crossed 2 mn mark in India

Xiaomi's Q3Xiaomi has claimed that it has sold over 2 million smartphones in India in the third-quarter of 2016. The Chinese company’s India head Manu Kumar Jain tweeted saying the company has sold over 2 million smartphones in Q3 2016 marking a 150% year-on-year growth. Xiaomi’s strong sales in this quarter is its best yearly performance […]

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