Xiaomi’s yearly target for 2017 revised to 90 million?

Xiaomi’s yearly targets for this year seem to have been met prematurely. The company had a blockbuster followup to the Redmi Note 3 (in the RN4) earlier this year, which happens to be the bestselling phone in India through 2017 so far.

Word is that Xiaomi have now revised their targets to a hefty 90 million, which is no mean feat by any stretch of imagination. Xiaomi, however, seem well on course for that target.


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Earlier this year, Xiaomi had said that they wanted to ship a total of 80 million smartphones in 2017. Given the success their Redmi Note 4 has seen — particularly in India — the 80 million target may well have been already surpassed.

To expand their portfolio and work a bit on their brand image, Xiaomi announced the Mi MIX 2 in India a week back. The phone is the highest-end they’ve made so far, with a bezel-less display and a Snapdragon 835 processor.

Time will tell if the company is able to meet its 90 million shipments target. Regardless, 2017 will be considered a rather good year for the company after a shaky 2016 — in China.

In related news, Xiaomi announced the Redmi 5A in China earlier today.

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