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Xiaomi Launches Range of Smart TVs in India

Meanwhile, Mi Band 3 will be available in India starting September 28 for Rs 1,999 via Mi.com and Amazon.in

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Xiaomi refreshes 'Mi TV' series in India. (Wikimedia Commons)

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Thursday launched a new range of smart TVs and its own ecosystem products in India.

The smartphone maker has introduced Mi LED TV 4 PRO (55-inch), Mi LED TV 4A PRO (49-inch) and Mi LED TV 4C PRO (32-inch).

Mi LED TV 4A PRO (49) and Mi LED TV 4C PRO (32) are priced at Rs 29,999 and Rs 14,999 respectively and will be available on Amazon.in and Mi.com starting on October 9.

Mi LED TV 4 PRO (55) is priced at Rs 49,999 and will be available starting on October 10 via Flipkart and Mi.com.

All the three TVs sport a new and refined version of “PatchWall” based on Android 8.1 Oreo OS.

Mi LED Smart TV PRO series is a successor to the Mi LED Smart TV series which sold more than 500,000 units in nearly six months (online), the company said in a statement.

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The smartphone maker has introduced Mi LED TV 4 PRO (55-inch), Mi LED TV 4A PRO (49-inch) and Mi LED TV 4C PRO (32-inch).

The firm also introduced Mi Band 3 — the successor to Mi Band 2 series.

“In order to continue bringing the best of our innovative TV experience, we are thrilled to launch the new range of Mi TVs, Mi LED TV 4 PRO (55), Mi LED TV 4A PRO (49) and Mi LED TV 4C PRO (32). We hope that our new Mi TVs which come with a new, refined version of PatchWall makes for better consumer experience,” said Sudeep Sahu, Product Manager, Mi TV Business India.

Meanwhile, Mi Band 3 will be available in India starting September 28 for Rs 1,999 via Mi.com and Amazon.in.

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The company also introduced “Mi Home Security Camera 360 degree 1080P” — a home surveillance camera that offers protection with 360-degree coverage, the company added.

It is equipped with night vision, motion detection and real-time two-way talk. The device will be available on Mi.com, Flipkart and Amazon.in, starting on October 10 for Rs 2,699. (IANS)

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Chinese Brand Xiaomi Leads Smartphone Market in 2018

Xiaomi, Samsung, Vivo, Realme and OPPO emerged as the top five smartphone vendors in terms of market share in Q4 2018 in India

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Chinese brand Xiaomi with 28.9 per cent market share led the Indian smartphone market in 2018, followed by South Korean brand Samsung at 22.4 per cent and Vivo at 10 per cent, an International Data Corporation (IDC) report said on Tuesday.

“The premium end of the market outgrew all other price segments in 2018 with 43.9 per cent Year-on-Year (YoY) growth — OnePlus emerged as the leader in the price segment range $500-$700 and in the super premium segment and Samsung surpassed Apple for the top position with its Galaxy S9 series,” said Upasana Joshi, Associate Research Manager, Client Devices, IDC India.

According to the report, the online-focused brands drove the online channel share to an all-time high of 38.4 per cent in 2018 and a whopping 42.2 per cent in 2018 Q4 whereas offline channels had a rather muted year with a modest 6.7 per cent annual growth and a 5 per cent sequential growth in Q4.

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“Shipments form Xiaomi, Asus, OnePlus and more grew online channels resulted by 47.3 per cent YoY in Q4, but the offline channel was unable to keep pace with the deep discounts and go-to-market initiatives from the e-tailers almost throughout the year,” Joshi added.

The overall smartphone average selling price remained flat in 2018 at $158, with high shipments in the mass segment of $100-$200 — which accounted for more than half of the smartphone market in India.

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Xiaomi, Samsung, Vivo, Realme and OPPO emerged as the top five smartphone vendors in terms of market share in Q4 2018 in India.

On the other hand, the feature phone market, primarily driven by Jio Phones — which makes up 56 per cent of the total mobile phone market clocked 181.3 million-unit shipments in 2018, with 10.6 per cent YoY growth, the report said. (IANS)