Xiaomi, who recently turned into India’s number One Smart TV brand today announced local manufacturing of Mi LED TVs in India. Xiaomi has partnered with Dixon Technologies to locally manufacture its range of Mi LED TVs in India. The new Mi LED TV manufacturing plant, built in partnership with Dixon Technologies is located in a campus in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh with a total campus area spanning across 32 acres.
The new factory with Dixon Technologies now employs more than 850 people. The factory will result in a production capacity of 100,000 Mi LED TVs per month by Q1 2019. The new Mi LED TV manufacturing plant will start local assembly with Mi LED Smart TV 4A 80cm (32”) and Mi LED Smart TV 4A 180cm (43”) for now. Recently, IDC announced that Mi LED TV has become the number 1 Smart TV Brand in India as per Worldwide Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker, 2018 Q2. The company recently announced 3 new TVs under Mi TV PRO Series- the Mi 55-inch 4K HDR TV, Mi LED 4 PRO 55-inch Full HD TV, and the Mi LED 4C PRO 32-inch HD TV. All the three Smart TVs are now powered by Android 8.1 Oreo OS with patchwall. Also, Xiaomi has promised to bring Amazon Prime service to their smart TV range.
Manu Jain, Vice President, Xiaomi and Managing Director, Xiaomi India said, “Xiaomi’s tremendous success in India has been primarily contributed to our commitment in India and we are proud to take the next step with the support of state of Andhra Pradesh. After a successful smartphone journey, we are beginning a new chapter with Mi LED TV manufacturing in India. We are already the number one Smart TV brand in India, and we hope that with our increased focus on local manufacturing, we would be able to increase our supply and ensure we can reach out to many more Mi Fans.”
Honorable Chief Minister Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu said, “Andhra Pradesh continues to lead by example when it comes to Ease of Doing Business and the attractive policies for investors in the state which is attracting blue-chip manufacturers in the field from all over the world. I have a vision of making Tirupati an IT Hub offering a one-stop solution for leading electronics players encompassing the entire life cycle of and ecosystem in electronics from design to death. Today, I am delighted to welcome Xiaomi, the undisputed leader of Smart TVs in India along with Dixon Technologies to the city of holy city of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh and to the family of other leading electronics players in the state who will all together help showcase Andhra Pradesh to the world as an example of transparent governance and seamless execution in setting up of projects.”
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