Xiaomi Becomes World’s 5th Largest smartphone firm; Redmi 1S becomes 4th leading in smartphone selling



The world is tilting towards the Xiaomi’s products and there are new stats from strategy analytics which confirms that the public of world is taking interest in Xiaomi products. According to the stats shown by Strategy Analytics, Xiaomi Redmi 1S is the world’s 4th best-selling smartphone. The data is according to the volume and its for Q2 2014. The same research firm confirmed in previous report that Xiaomi is now fifth largest smartphone vendor in the world.

This also shows that the Chinese tech brands are growing and Xiaomi is also following the line of Huawei and Lenovo. few days back same firm strategy analytics also shows that Xiaomi is the world’s fifth largest smartphone vendor. Xiaomi shipment has rose to 14% beating Samsung, Lenovo and Huawei. Xiaomi Redmi 1S is the firm’s most profitable smartphone till now. Xiaomi Redmi 1S India price is Rs. 5,999 and it is on sale via Flipkart. The smartphone was launched on 2nd September 2014 at an event in Delhi. Every week, lakhs of people compete to get one Redmi 1S in their cart.

Below are the key specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 1S.

  • 4.7-inch IPS LCD display
  • Dual SIM smartphone
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • MIUI v5 on top of Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 8GB of internal storage, expandable to 64GB via a microSD card
  • 8MP rear camera
  • 1.6MP front facing camera
  • 3G, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS and GLONASS
  • 2,050 mAh battery

We have also seen the response of Xiaomi Redmi 1S response in India. It is a huge success as we can see 40K smartphones selling out from Flipkart in just 4 seconds. Xiaomi offers high end specifications at a very low cost and this is the main reason why it is a big success in India. It’s been many times various media sources claimed that they are copying Apple’s products in design. Now Xiaomi is all set to attack North American users in next year. We are waiting to see the response from the US citizens.