In January 2017, the company Xiaomi took about 1.9% of the Russian market of smartphones in pieces. This is reported by “Vedomosti” with reference to sources in the retail sector. In particular, according to “Coherent”, in January 2017, the share of Xiaomi in the Russian smartphone market was about 2% in units and almost 2.5% in the money.
In the Russian retail Xiaomi smartphones appeared only in June 2016 — networks “Coherent” and “Euroset”. In August 2016, the share of Xiaomi in the Russian phone market in units was 0.4%. In October it rose to 1.1%. From the materials consulted by the publication, it follows that in January, Russia had sold approximately 2.4 million smartphones. In the first place – Samsung (21,8%), followed by Apple (10.6 percent). Xiaomi is not yet included in the top ten in sales of smartphones in Russia.
At the same time in the hands of the Xiaomi devices can be more, as they became known to Russian users prior to their official release date. In 2014 Chinese online store JD.com started to sell one of Xiaomi smartphones in Russia. The smartphones of this manufacturer took second place for number of connections to a Wi-Fi network of the government of Moscow launched in the city centre in September 2016, — they had made 25.7% of connections, follows from materials of Department of information technologies of Moscow.
In the Wi-Fi network “Maximalism” in the Moscow metro phones Xiaomi in December of 2016, took the fourth place by number of connections after Apple, Samsung and Sony.
Established in 2010, Xiaomi company in 2015 won the fifth place for shipments of smartphones in the global market. She has put on the market to 65.6 million smartphones and took 4.6% of this market.