Recently, Xiaomi held a press conference in the UK to announce the official entry into the UK market. This is the fourth country in which the company has reached in Europe after Spain, France and Italy.
At the press conference, the company launched the Mi 8 Pro flagship mobile phone, Bracelet 3, red rice Redmi 6A mobile phone and electric scooter.
Xiaomi 8 Pro is the key product launched by Xiaomi in the UK
Like Xiaomi in other overseas markets, the products launched in the UK also focus on cost-effective strategies. The 8GB+128GB version of the Mi 8 Pro is priced at £499.99 (about $652), the Bracelet 3 is priced at £26.99 (about $35), and the Electric Scooter is priced at £399.99 (about $522).
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In addition to the entry of Xiaomi products into the UK market, Xiaomi’s first authorized store in the UK will open on November 18th in Westfield White, London.
In addition to the authorized store, the company announced its ten partners in the UK, including Amazon, British retailer Argos, halfords, Littlewoods and British e-commerce sites Very, ebuyer and so on.
Q3 global shipments exceeded 30 million units
According to the latest data from Counterpoint, Xiaomi global shipments in the third quarter has reached 35.7 million units, up 25% year-on-year, making it one of the fastest growing mobile phone manufacturers in the world.
According to the latest report from Canalys, in the third quarter, Xiaomi’s shipments in India reached a new high of 12 million units, a year-on-year increase of more than 30%.