Xiaomi today announced its third manufacturing plant in India. The manufacturing plant, in partnership with Hipad Technology, is situated in Noida and is company’s first facility in India for a product apart from smartphones.
Spread across 230,000 sq. feet, the manufacturing unit is dedicated to Xiaomi Power Banks and has a starting production capacity of 7 power banks per minute. Hipad Technology already partners Xiaomi in China for power banks.
On the sidelines of the event, Xiaomi also announced 10,000 mAh Mi Power Bank 2i and 20,000 mAh Mi Power Bank 2i.
Xiaomi India has seen exponential growth in India and today it enjoys market leadership in the smartphone segment. I believe a key reason for our success in the smartphone segment has been our commitment to India. We want our India Mi Fans to enjoy the best quality technology at an affordable rate, and manufacturing locally helps us achieve our vision. We are extending our commitment of building a truly localized company and hope to bring the ecosystem of world’s best powerbanks to India with our partners Hipad Technology.– Manu Jain, Vice President, Xiaomi & Managing Director, Xiaomi India
Starting its journey in India in 2014, Xiaomi already has two plants for manufacturing smartphones in India and the company claims that over 95% of the smartphones sold in India are assembled locally.