Xiaomi leads smartphone shipments in India in Q1 2021
For the 15th consecutive quarter, Xiaomi has shipped the maximum number of smartphones in India. As per the IDC report, in the first quarter of 2021, the Chinese tech giant secured 27.2% of the market share in India with a total of 10.4 million shipped units. Xiaomi has also crossed the three million units sales milestone worldwide for its flagship Mi 11 series.
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In comparison to Q1 2020, Xiaomi's shipments have increased from 10.1 million to 10.4 million. The Redmi 9, 9A, and 9 Power models accounted for 10% of Xiaomi's total shipments. Samsung is positioned second with a 19% market share and 7.3 million units shipped. It is followed by Vivo (17.3% share) and OPPO (12.2% share) with 6.6 million and 4.7 million units shipped, respectively.
In India, the Mi 10i was the leading 5G model in Q1 2021. Separately, Xiaomi's Mi 11, Mi 11 Pro, and Mi 11 Ultra smartphones have cumulatively sold over 30 lakh units in the global markets in the first four months of 2021. They are also touted as the best-selling Android smartphones in China in their respective price range.
The Mi 11, Mi 11 Pro, and Mi 11 Ultra have a punch-hole cut-out, slim bezels, and an under-display fingerprint sensor. On the rear, they offer a triple camera module. The handsets feature a 120Hz, 6.81-inch QHD+ (1440x3200 pixels) AMOLED screen with HDR10+ support. The Mi 11 Ultra also bears a secondary rear display for taking high-resolution selfies.
The Mi 11 comes with a 108MP primary sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide lens, and a 5MP macro snapper. The Pro model has a 50MP main sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide lens, and an 8MP telephoto shooter. The Mi 11 Ultra offers a 50MP primary camera, a 48MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 48MP periscope telephoto lens. For selfies, the handsets have a 20MP camera.
The Mi 11 series draws power from a Snapdragon 888 processor, paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage. They run on Android 11-based MIUI 12.5. The standard Mi 11 houses a 4,600mAh battery with 55W wired and 50W wireless fast-charging support, whereas the Pro and Ultra phones pack a 6,000mAh battery with 67W wired and wireless fast-charging support.