The number of connected devices (excluding smartphones and laptops) on Xiaomi’s IoT platform reached approximately 150.9 million units in 2018, a year-on-year increase of 193.2%. Xiaomi AI assistant Xiaoai had been installed and activated on more than 100 million smart devices as of December 31, 2018, and had over 38.8 million monthly active users in […]
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Xiaomi is a privately owned Chinese electronics company headquartered in Beijing, China. Its founder and CEO is Lei Jun. It started designing and selling flagship smartphone Mi and it has expanded into a wider range of consumer electronics.
Xiaomi, founded on 6 April 2010 by Lei Jun, focused their resources on online and mobile channels forgoing expensive retail outlets and sells mobile phones directly to consumers in China. It offers batches of 200,000 to 300,000 phones at a time, and they often sell out in minutes, which is a common marketing tactic employed by Xiaomi.
Xiaomi is good at social e-commerce marketing on Weibo, Wechat, Baidu Tieba, QQ, and other online forums. When it was just founded, their staff spent a lot of time on forums, making comments, and posting. And they also searched for senior users in forums and picked out 100 out of 1000 to join their operating system design and feedback.
Official website: Mi.com
Every two out of five smartphone users in China were using Huawei or iPhone during the fourth quarter of 2018. Smartphones under the price of 3,000 yuan represented 81.3% of the total sales volume. Brand loyalty was the highest on iPhone with 64.5% of users upgrade to a new iPhone. Huawei scored 40.3% in brand loyalty. Retention rates […]
Smartphone sales were down by 9.7% year-on-year nationwide in the last quarter of 2018, and the market is cooling down. Apple saw iPhone sales dropped by 26.7% in China and decided to cut prices of some of its models and revised its revenue predictions. Shipments of Xiaomi smartphone in China slumped by 34.9% to the […]
Without any surprises, Huawei (including Honor) led China’s smartphone market with a total sales volume of 119.17 million units, followed by Oppo (76.37 million units), Vivo (74.64 million units), Apple (52.7 million units), and Xiaomi (47.96 million units). Half of the top 8 smartphone vendors suffered a decline in sales volume. The sum of the top 5 vendors’ […]
2018 was an especially eventful year for smartphone vendors in China. Tears were shed in the rather smaller players as Gionee confronted bankruptcy, Meitu merged into Xiaomi, and Smartisan was said to be acquired by ByteDance. After Xiaomi successfully went public, Huawei missed surpassing Apple in terms of global shipment by 2.8 million units. OnePlus became […]
Xiaomi claimed to reach 100 million units of Mi power banks sales as of January 8, 2019 since its 1st generation became available in 2013. Xiaomi also took the opportunity to launch the latest 3rd-generation Mi Power Bank with a 20,000 mAh capacity and an affordable price of 199 yuan (US$29.42).
Huawei topped with the highest retention rate of 21.2% while the iPhone scored 61.5% in loyalty. Smartphones priced below 3,000 yuan accounted for over 80% of sales volume in Q3 2018. JD.com took 52% share of the smartphone e-commerce market, followed by Tmall.com (24%). Huawei held the highest retention rate of 21.1% among Chinese smartphone users, meaning every […]
Chinese smart speaker users were expected to surge by 885% to 34.2 million by the end of 2018, representing 4.2% of overall internet users. China and America combined accounting for 70% of global smart speaker market in terms of sales. The top four vendors were Amazon, Google, Alibaba, and Xiaomi. Baidu’s DuerOS is potential to subvert the smart […]
Regarding the top 5 smartphone brands in China, Huawei and Xiaomi attracted rather more married men users at the age of around 25-34. By comparison, Apple was much more appealing in the eyes of young women who haven’t married and earn less than 3k yuan a month. The top five smartphone vendors made up 87.7% […]
China shipped 102.7 million units smartphones in Q3 2018, a decline of 10.2% year-on-year. The top 5 vendors took over four-fifths of the market, Huawei’s the biggest player. Apple’s shipments dropped by 12.9% while still ranked second in terms of sales value.
The top 20 companies accounted for 23.6% of total full media ad spending during the Q1-Q3 period. Internet companies debuted in the top 20 ranking of full media in H1 2018. Tmall, JD Mall, Coco-Cola, Suning, Xiaomi, Apple, Huawei, and Tencent were among the list of top buyers. By comparison, some emerging internet retailers paid attention […]
The three leading smartphone brands – Huawei (excluding Honor), Xiaomi, and iPhone – kept winning more shares in urban China market as all grew their shares over a year ago, according to the Q3 data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Xiaomi Mi 8 was the most popular handset model in Q3 2018. The next three models […]