Xiaomi’s New Product in India is a Water TDS Tester

  • The company has opened crowdfunding for the same
  • Xiaomi has recently been included in the Fortune 500 list

Xiaomi’s global VP took to Twitter to announce Mi’s latest consumer electronics product in India. Dubbed, Mi water TDS tester, the company has announced it at a price of Rs 349 here. The company has taken the crowdfunding route for the same.

Manu Kumar Jain tweeted, “Mi Turns 5: We are launching TDS tester at ₹349. We’re celebrating with exciting offers, engagement activities & a super fun interactive game where you can blow candles to wish Mi a Happy Birthday!”

It is to be noted here that Xiaomi has previously introduced shoes through the same route in India. Mi had also forayed into the grooming consumer electronics market by launching a trimmer for men here.

0-9990 PPM TDS range

Xiaomi on its India website, says that its water TDS tester is capable of detecting impurities in the 0-9990 PPM range. This Mi water TDS tester is capable of detecting solubale salts, ionic organics and heavy metal ions. Xiaomi says that this water tester can be used to test
tap water, boiled water, bottled water, aquarium water among others.

It is powered by two LR44 batteries which are replaceable. Mi TDS water tester switches off itself after two minutes of inactivity. It is made up of anti-rust and anti-corrosion materials. Xiaomi has set a target of minimum 5000 units.

Xiaomi listed in the Fortune 500 list

Xiaomi, recently announced that it was listed in the Fortune 500 list. The company reached RMB10,000 million (approx. US$1,453.72 million) threshold in sales revenue in 2012, and RMB100,000 million (approx. US$14,537.21 million) in 2017.

“It took Xiaomi only nine years to make the Fortune Global 500 list, a milestone that we owe a big thank you to all our Mi Fans and users for their unwavering support. We are also the youngest company on this year’s list, a proud record that we will keep in mind and bring to another level in the global expansion journey,” said Lei Jun, founder, chairman and CEO of Xiaomi.

Author – Mukul Yudhveer Singh. An avid reader, Mukul finds peace in books and technology. He’s as passionate about writing as he is about playing cricket and hitting the gym. If not writing or reading, you will most likely find him drawing tattoo designs or analyzing political campaigns.