Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has achieved a new milestone. The company has sold over 100 million smartphones in India since its debut in the country five years ago.
Citing IDC reports, Xiaomi says this milestone was achieved in the period starting in Q3 2014 until July 2019, with the Redmi A and Redmi Note series contributing significantly to this achievement.
Mi fans, with immense pride we announce that we’ve has officially shipped 100 Mn smartphones. 💯
We reached this mark in just 5 years. The fastest brand to do so. ️#NoMiWithoutYou
— Mi India for #MiFans (@XiaomiIndia) September 6, 2019
In another news, Xiaomi in a statement to Android Authority has confirmed that it will soon let users disable ads manually in system apps like Calendar, Installer, and Download Manager.
The company is currently testing an ad switch and will roll it out to users in China with MIUI 9.8.29 update. However, there’s no word on when the rollout will commence, and when the ad switch will arrive on global builds.