Xiaomi, a global technology leader, on May 16 announced that it has become the number one smartphone brand in Nepal, as per IDC’s latest Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Q1 2020 Report. This is the first time that the brand has led the smartphone market in Nepal since it started its operations in October 2018.
Xiaomi climbed to leadership in Nepal for smartphones for the first time in Q1 2020, followed by Samsung and Vivo. With a market share of 30.9% in 2020, two out of the top five smartphones sold in Q1 2020 were Redmi Note 8 in the lead followed by Redmi 8.
Sourabh Kothari, Country General Manager Nepal, Xiaomi said, “This is an exhilarating moment for us at Xiaomi Nepal, as we become the leaders in the smartphone market for the very first time. Driven by our mission to bring innovation for everyone, we shall strive to work even harder for our Mi fans.”
The company currently holds a strong distribution network across locations. They have also fortified their position in the market with robust after sales service through exclusive authorised service centres as well a dedicated service warehouse to fulfil customer requirements in Nepal.