Xiaomi starts manufacturing Mi TVs in India
Xiaomi offered high-end smartphones at affordable prices and India’s No. 1 smartphone company. Now starts manufacturing Mi TVs in India (local assembling of its smart TVs) — Mi LED TV, announced on Thursday.
This new production plant set at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh that spans across 32 acres and will employ more than 850 employees. The plant will have a production capacity of 100,000 Mi LED TVs per month by Q1 2019 in partnership with Dixon Technologies. This Local manufacturing should help Xiaomi bring even more customers.
Moreover, The Company will start local assembly with the 32-inch(Price-Rs 13,999) and 43-inch( Rs 22,999) Mi LED TV 4A. Recently, we have seen the budget-friendly and affordable 32-inch and 43-inch Mi TV 4As Mi LED TVs, were launched in March this year.
The company partnership in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ program and Aims to fulfil the demand of customers for the brand in the market.
“Xiaomi’s tremendous success in India has been primarily contributed to our commitment in India and we are proud to take the next step with the support of the state of Andhra Pradesh. After a successful smartphone journey, we are beginning a new chapter with Mi LED TV manufacturing in India. We are already the number one Smart TV brand in India, and we hope that with our increased focus on local manufacturing, we would be able to increase our supply and ensure we can reach out to many more Mi Fans,” Manu Jain, vice president, Xiaomi and managing director, Xiaomi India said
Now, Mi Fans might be thinking of why Tirupati? Tirupati as a manufacturing and IT hub will offer a great support of air, seaport and roadways connectivity.
Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh says, “Andhra Pradesh continues to lead by example when it comes to Ease of Doing Business and the attractive policies for investors in the state which is attracting blue-chip manufacturers in the field from all over the world. I have a vision of making Tirupati an IT Hub offering a one-stop solution for leading electronics players encompassing the entire life cycle of an ecosystem in electronics from design to death.”