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  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Tuesday Apr 6, 2010

    Xiaomi co-founded

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Tuesday Apr 6, 2010

    On 6 April 2010 Xiaomi was co-founded by Lei Jun and six others, In the first round of funding, institutional investors included Temasek Holdings, IDG Capital, Qiming Venture Partners, and Qualcomm.




  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sunday Aug 15, 2010

    MIUI

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sunday Aug 15, 2010

    On 16 August 2010, Xiaomi officially launched its first Android-based firmware MIUI. It resembles Samsung's TouchWiz and Apple's iOS.




  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Jul, 2011

    Xiaomi Mi 1

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Jul, 2011

    The Xiaomi Mi 1 smartphone was announced in August 2011. The device had Xiaomi's MIU firmware along with Android installation. The first Xiaomi Mi 1 smartphone was then commercially appeared in Asia and East Asia technological markets.




  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Jul, 2012

    Xiaomi Mi 2 smartphone

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Jul, 2012

    In August 2012, following the first version of the smartphone, Xiaomi Corporation announced its new device called Xiaomi Mi 2 smartphone. It was improved from the previous version by updating the new firmware with the most updated Android Version.




  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday Sep 4, 2013

    First Smart TV

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday Sep 4, 2013

    On 5 September 2013, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun announced plans to launch an Android-based 47-inch 3D-capable Smart TV, which will be assembled by Sony TV manufacturer Wistron Corporation of Taiwan. The company explained the choice to take advantage of Wistron's skill as a supplier of Sony.




  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sep, 2013

    Mi 3 phone

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sep, 2013

    In September 2013, Xiaomi announced its Mi 3 phone.




  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sep, 2013

    China fifth-used smartphone

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sep, 2013

    By October 2013 Xiaomi was the fifth-most-used smartphone brand in China.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Nov, 2013

    18.7 million smartphones

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Nov, 2013

    In 2013 it sold 18.7 million smartphones.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    2013

    Xiaomi announced its expansion

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    2013

    In 2014 Xiaomi announced its expansion outside China, with its first international headquarters in Singapore. Future product launches and activities in the region will be set up there. Following Singapore, the company opened in Malaysia, Philippines, and India, and plans to enter Indonesia, Thailand, Russia, Turkey, Brazil and Mexico in the following months.


  • Singapore
    Thursday Feb 20, 2014

    Singapore release

    Singapore
    Thursday Feb 20, 2014

    On 21 February 2014 Xiaomi's Redmi and Mi 3 phones were released in Singapore. The Xiaomi Mi 3 batches were sold out within 2 minutes of the opening day sale in Singapore.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sunday Mar 16, 2014

    Redmi Note phablet

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sunday Mar 16, 2014

    On 17 March 2014, Redmi Note phablet was announced by Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Mar, 2014

    Purchasing the domain mi.com

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Mar, 2014

    In April 2014 Xiaomi purchased the Internet domain mi.com for a record US$3.6 million, the most expensive domain name ever bought in China, replacing xiaomi.com as the official Xiaomi domain.


  • Australia
    Thursday Jul 24, 2014

    Australia store

    Australia
    Thursday Jul 24, 2014

    In March 2014, Xiaomi Store Australia (an unrelated business) began selling Xiaomi mobile phones online in Australia through its website, XiaomiStore.com.au. However, they traded for only a few months, as Xiaomi soon "requested" that the store be shut down on (or by) 25 July 2014. Shortly after sales were halted, the website itself was also taken down, on 7 August 2014. An industry commentator described the action by Xiaomi to get the Australian website closed down as unprecedented, saying, “I’ve never come across this [before]. It would have to be a strategic move.” At the time this left only one online vendor selling Xiaomi mobile phones into Australia, namely Yatango (formerly MobiCity), which was based in Hong Kong — although this business closed in late 2015.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Oct, 2014

    Investing in T.V. content

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Oct, 2014

    In November 2014 Xiaomi said it would invest US$1 billion in television content building.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Nov, 2014

    Raising over US$1 billion

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Nov, 2014

    In December 2014 Xiaomi completed a round of equity financing led by Hong Kong-based technology fund All-Stars Investment Limited, a fund run by former Morgan Stanley analyst Richard Ji raising over US$1 billion, with a valuation of more than US$45 billion making it one of the most valuable private technology companies in the world.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    2014

    60 millions smartphone

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    2014

    The company sold over 60 million smartphones in 2014.


  • India
    Apr, 2015

    Mi devices availble in Indian e-commerce

    India
    Apr, 2015

    In April 2015 Xiaomi announced it would make its Mi devices available through two of India's major e-commerce sites and through offline retailers for the first time.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday Apr 22, 2015

    Mi 1s

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday Apr 22, 2015

    On 23 April 2015, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun and VP Hugo Barra came together to announce a new smartphone named Mi 1s in India, the first phone to be launched in India before any other country. The Xiaomi Mi Band was also launched in the same event.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sunday Apr 26, 2015

    Ratan Tata acquire a stake

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sunday Apr 26, 2015

    On 27 April 2015, it was reported Ratan Tata had acquired a stake in Xiaomi.


  • Brazil
    Tuesday Jun 30, 2015

    Brazil expansion

    Brazil
    Tuesday Jun 30, 2015

    On 30 June 2015, Xiaomi announced its expansion into Brazil with the launch of locally manufactured Redmi 2; it is the first time the company assembled a smartphone outside of China.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Tuesday Feb 23, 2016

    Mi 5 smartphone

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Tuesday Feb 23, 2016

    On 24 February 2016, Xiaomi launched the Mi 5 smartphone.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Tuesday Mar 8, 2016

    Redmi Note 3 launch in India

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Tuesday Mar 8, 2016

    On 9 March 2016, Xiaomi launched its Redmi Note 3 in India. It was a groundbreaking smartphone at the time in the budget segment and was well received by Indian customers. It made record sales on the year, and Xiaomi brand name continued to grow.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Monday May 9, 2016

    Mi Max launch

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Monday May 9, 2016

    On 10 May 2016, Xiaomi launched the Mi Max.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    May, 2016

    Xiaomi's Redmi first ambassadors

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    May, 2016

    In July 2016 Chinese artists as Liu Shishi, Wu Xiubo and Liu Haoran became the first ambassadors of Xiaomi's Redmi series in China.


  • Bangladesh
    Monday Aug 1, 2016

    Xiaomi entered Bangladesh

    Bangladesh
    Monday Aug 1, 2016

    In August 2016 Xiaomi entered Bangladesh via Solar Electro Bangladesh Limited.


  • Brazil
    2016

    Xiaomi left Brazil

    Brazil
    2016

    Shortly after starting operations in Brazil the company left the country in the second half of 2016.


  • Brussels, Belgium
    Sep, 2016

    Xiaomi Became available in Europe

    Brussels, Belgium
    Sep, 2016

    In September 2016 Xiaomi's cell phones became officially available in the European Union through their partnership with ABC Data.


  • Pakistan
    Monday Feb 20, 2017

    Pakistan launch

    Pakistan
    Monday Feb 20, 2017

    On 20 February, Xiaomi officially launched in Pakistan and brought its Mi and Redmi Note lineup to the country.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Tuesday Apr 18, 2017

    Mi 6 flagship launch

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Tuesday Apr 18, 2017

    On 19 April, Xiaomi launched Mi 6, its flagship phone at the time.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday May 24, 2017

    Mi Max 2 release

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday May 24, 2017

    On 25 May, Xiaomi released Mi Max 2.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Friday Aug 25, 2017

    MIUI 9

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Friday Aug 25, 2017

    On 26 August, new MIUI v9 alongside Mi 5x has been released.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Monday Sep 4, 2017

    First android one phone Mi A1

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Monday Sep 4, 2017

    On 5 September Xiaomi released Mi A1, which is the first Android One smartphone under the slogan: Created by Xiaomi, Powered by Google. In the event key note Xiaomi stated they started working with Google for the Mi A1 Android One smartphone almost six months ago. An alternate version of the phone is also available with MIUI and is known as MI 5X.


  • Spain
    Monday Nov 6, 2017

    Operating in Spain

    Spain
    Monday Nov 6, 2017

    On 7 November, Xiaomi started operating in Spain, making available the Mi A1 and Mi Mix 2 smartphones.


  • India
    2017

    Overtaking Samsung in India

    India
    2017

    In Q3 2017, Xiaomi overtook Samsung to become the number one smartphone brand in India. Xiaomi has sold 9.2 million units during this period.


  • Philippines
    Monday Feb 19, 2018

    First Mi store in Philippines

    Philippines
    Monday Feb 19, 2018

    On 20 February, Xiaomi opened its first Mi Store in the Philippines.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday May 2, 2018

    Xiaomi go to the exchange market

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday May 2, 2018

    On May 3, 2018, Xiaomi filed to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and aims to raise $10 billion in IPO which is expected to be the world's biggest IPO raise since 2014, Xiaomi also announced in partnership with 3 (telecommunications) to sell smartphones in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Austria, Denmark, and Sweden


  • Paris, France
    Monday May 21, 2018

    First French store

    Paris, France
    Monday May 21, 2018

    On 22 May 2018, Xiaomi will open, in Paris, its first French store.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Feb, 2019

    Xiaomi partnering with AMTD

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Feb, 2019

    In March 2019, Xiaomi partnering with AMTD obtained one of the eight virtual bank licenses in Hong Kong. The company also has introduced Xiaomi Mi 9 phone which has a fingerprint scanner in its display. It was the second phone of the brand with this technology available on the market.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Feb, 2020

    Announcing U.S. launch

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Feb, 2020

    In March 2018, at China's annual legislative session in Beijing, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun announced that Xiaomi has "always been considering entering the US market" and will launch in the US smartphone market by late 2018 or early 2019. Xiaomi already sells assorted items in the US such as power banks and Bluetooth speakers.


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