Xiaomi strengthens India smartphone market share

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The handset is powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC, coupled with up to 4GB of RAM, and has a dual rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. There are reports that the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 will ship with camera sensors manufactured internally by the production team of the company.

Xiaomi has emerged as the leading smartphone vendor in India in terms of shipments for two consecutive quarters now, according to International Data Corporation's (IDC) latest tracker, published 14 May, for Q1 2018. The device is scheduled to be officially announced on 7th June at an event in New Delhi. With Xiaomi's sales continuing to gain momentum, the video gives viewers a series of quirky insights on the vast scale of its smartphone sales in India over the last 3.5 years.

We have already reported that Jio Phone is right now #1 feature phone brand in India as they have beaten Samsung.

Xiaomi's recent batch of phones have largely impressed on the optics front, which have also helped mid-rangers like the Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi A1 get an even bigger push in the segment than ever before.

Let's talk about the device's specifications, 5.9 9-inch HD + display phone with 18: 9 aspect ratio. Xiaomi has teased the poster of new phone and it might be Xiaomi Redmi S2.

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The Chinese smartphone maker also continued its dominance in the online smartphone market with 59.6% market share.

The Xiaomi Redmi S2 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage has been launched with a price tag of CNY 999 (roughly translates to Rs 10,600) and the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at CNY 1,299 (around Rs 13,700).

On the other side of the spectrum, Xiaomi faces competition from Vivo and OPPO, who has captured young users with superior selfie phones.

Xiaomi is well-known for the manufacture of premium smartphones with excellent cameras. It runs on Android Oreo Operating system with MIUI 9.5. The fingerprint scanner is present at the back of the phone. Redmi Y1 also had a 16MP front camera with LED flash, though it had a single rear camera and not a dual one like the Redmi S2 smartphone. It comes with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage, and expandable storage up to 256GB via microSD.

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