Xiaomi completes 8 years in India! Special sale with big deals coming soon

Xiaomi has completed eight years in India and is hosting a sale event to celebrate it. Here are all the details.

| Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 13:22 IST
Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge
Xiaomi started its business in India in 2014 with the Redmi 1S.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge
Xiaomi started its business in India in 2014 with the Redmi 1S.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

In the midst of all the launches, Xiaomi has just completed its eighth anniversary. Xiaomi, which is currently one of the leading smartphone brands in the country, has been around since 2014 and has diverged into multiple product categories over the years. As part of its anniversary sale, the company is now hosting a sale on its website for the entire month of July. The sale details are yet to be shared but one can expect some good deals on popular Xiaomi and Redmi smartphones as well as other products.

Xiaomi started its journey in India back in 2014 with its first smartphone – the Redmi 1S, which was also accompanied by the Xiaomi Mi 3 – the company's flagship phone in 2014. Over the years, Xiaomi stressed on its Redmi sub-brand to capture the affordable segment of the smartphone market, and eventually stepped into the premium smartphone space in 2020 with the dedicated Mi brand, which is now known simply as Xiaomi.

Xiaomi completes 8 years in India

While the smartphone business of Xiaomi flourished, the company also ventured into IoT products as well as accessories. As of 2022, Xiaomi India's product portfolio consists of a wide range of products such as smartphones, laptops, smart TVs, wearables, apparels, and more.

Currently, Xiaomi India is rumoured to bring back the Redmi K series devices. Rumours suggest that the company will bring the Redmi K50i and Redmi K50i Pro to India, both of which are rebranded variants of the Redmi Note 11T Pro series from China. Both phones are expected to feature the Mediatek Dimensity 8100 chipset, up to 120W fast wired charging, and a 144Hz IPS LCD display.

Globally, Xiaomi is launching the Xiaomi 12S series, which consists of the Xiaomi 12S, Xiaomi 12S Pro, and Xiaomi 12S Ultra. The Xiaomi 12S series will make the beginning of collaboration with Leica, with the Xiaomi 12S Ultra expected to offer the best cameras on a Xiaomi smartphone. These phones are also expected to launch in India in the coming months.

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First Published Date: 01 Jul, 15:28 IST