- The products will be available exclusively through the company’s own sales channels, including online
- Xiaomi is also planning to make its debut in Sweden
According to a recent report by Nikkei Asian Review, Wang Xiang, head of Xiaomi’s international operations, disclosed that the company is planning to enter Japan next year with high-performance smartphones offering at lower prices.
To partner with wireless carriers
Wang informed that Xiaomi hopes to partner with wireless carriers, the main distributors for phones in Japan, though he did not mention any specific names.
As per the news daily, the products will be available exclusively through the company’s own sales channels, including online.
Also, according to some media reports, Xiaomi is also planning to make its debut in Sweden. The China-based smartphone player will hold an event in central Stockholm, Sweden, on November 13, 2019.
Xiaomi hadn’t revealed what products it would bring to Sweden, but the event page included the text “Smart Life Made Simple”, which hinted at the company launching smart home products, reported GSMArena.
As of March 31, 2019, global shipments of the Xiaomi smart TVs had reached 2.6 million units, representing a year-on-year growth of 99.8 percent. Excluding smart TVs and laptops, the Group’s ecosystem products, such as Mi Band, Mi Air Purifier and Mi Electric Scooter, also achieved robust sales growth.