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Xiaomi announces three new smartphone manufacturing plants in India

Xiaomi has opened three new smartphone manufacturing plants in India. This move is in line with its strategy to enhance the handset maker’s business in the country.

 

The three new smartphone plants that are coming up in partnership with Foxconn will be set up in campuses in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh and a new campus in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu with a total campus area of 180 acres.

 

Xiaomi however did not reveal its investment in the latest smartphone production units in India. The company has also stated manufacturing smartphones at its power bank plant in partnership with Hipad Technology in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

 

The #1 smartphone company that is at present ahead of Samsung has as part of its localization strategy added its first SMT (Surface Mount Technology) plant dedicated towards local manufacturing of PCBA (Printed Circuit Board Assembly) units in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, in partnership with Foxconn.

 

“In 2015 we extended our long-term commitment to the Indian market by joining the ‘Make in India’ programme. Today we are deepening this commitment with three more smartphone factories and our first SMT plant dedicated towards local manufacturing of PCBA units,” Manu Jain, managing director, Xiaomi India, said.

 

Xiaomi set up its first smartphone plant in 2015 in collaboration with Foxconn. The second manufacturing plant of Xiaomi came up in March 2017. The powerbank plant in partnership with Hipad Technologies came up in November 2017. Xiaomi sells over 95 percent of smartphones manufactured in India.

 

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