Xiaomi, as per a latest report by Counterpoint Research, slipped to number two position for the first time since Q3 2018 with four per cent YoY decline
Xiaomi has introduced 80W Mi Wireless Charging Technology. The company noted that it a major leap forward from Xiaomi’s 30W Wireless Charging Technology introduced last year.
“80W Mi Wireless Charging Technology is capable of filling a 4,000 mAh battery to 10% in 1 minute, 50% in 8 minutes and 100% in just 19 minutes. For comparison, 30W Mi Wireless Charging Technology from 2019 was capable of charging a similar battery to 50% in about 25 minutes, and 100% in 69 minutes,” read Xiaomi’s official statement.
In March 2020, Xiaomi had introduced the 40W wireless charging, in August that record was broken by Xiaomi’s first mass-produced 50W wireless charging technology,. Now the company has introduced 80W Mi Wireless Charging Technology.
Slipped to number two in India
Xiaomi, as per a latest report by Counterpoint Research, slipped to number two position for the first time since Q3 2018 with four per cent YoY decline. The report mentioned that manufacturing constraints due to the COVID-19 situation affected its supply chain, leading to a supply-demand gap.
“With ramped-up manufacturing, strong demand for the Redmi 9 and Note 9 series, aggressive product strategy and growing offline presence, we believe Xiaomi will come back strongly in the coming quarter,” read Counterpoint’s report.
Samsung, on the other hand, became the leading brand in the India smartphone market after two years with 32 per cent YoY growth. It was also the fastest to recover,surpassing the pre-COVID levels in Q3 2020. This strong performance was the result of multiple strategies, including effective supply chain and touching various price points through new launches. Samsung’s aggressive push in online channels, with highest ever online contribution within its portfolio, also helped it regain its number one spot expalined the report.