Xiaomi starts local manufacturing of Mi LED TVs in India. Partners with Dixon Technologies to manufacture in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Xiaomi has announced local manufacturing of Mi LED TVs. Taking another step towards its commitment to Make 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 factory with Dixon Technologies now employ more than 850 people. The factory will result in a production capacity of 100,000 Mi LED TVs per month by Q1 2019, during operational hours which if laid down covers more than 11 football fields* of surface area.
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, 2018Q2.
Manu Jain, VP, Xiaomi and Managing Director, Xiaomi India stated, “Xiaomi’s colossal achievement in India has been principally added to our commitment in India and we are pleased to make the next stride with the help of territory of Andhra Pradesh. After a fruitful smartphone venture, we are beginning another section with Mi LED TV manufacturing in India. We are as of now the main Smart TV mark in India, and we trust that with our increased focus on local manufacturing, we would have the capacity to increase our supply and guarantee we can connect with numerous 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.”
Sri. Nara Lokesh, Minister for Information Technology, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development also commented saying, “I am proud to announce that once again another leader in its field has chosen to set up its manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh. Keeping this in mind, today, we are excited that Xiaomi and its partner Dixon Technologies have chosen to join the many electronics heavyweights who have set up or are in the process of setting up their manufacturing facilities in Andhra Pradesh. Our target is to get an ecosystem in state where 250-billion-dollar worth of electronics manufacturing happen in the state of Andhra Pradesh, which is half of country consumption of electronics in India every year. I have no doubt that our esteemed partners like Xiaomi will go a long way in working towards making this dream a reality.”
Sunil Vachani, Executive Chairman, Dixon Technologies (India) Limited stated, “Right off the bat, we might want to give our ardent because of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Hon’ble Minister of ITE and C and different dignitaries present for taking time out of their bustling calendars for this event. Your quality reinforces our conviction that we are on right way. Likewise, we might want to compliment Xiaomi for their innovations and making a stamp for themselves in mechanical world while keeping the moderateness intact. With Dixon’s manufacturing knowledge and Xiaomi’s innovative solutions, we are certain that the buyers will be hugely profited.”
Xiaomi reported in 2015 that it was going to make its smartphones locally in India, in a show of commitment to Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative. Today, Xiaomi has 6 smartphone manufacturing plants in India in association with Foxconn and Hipad Technologies crosswise over Sri City, Andhra Pradesh, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu and Noida, Uttar Pradesh and its first powerbank plant (in organization with Hipad Technologies). As of now, more than 95% of Xiaomi smartphones sold in India are made in India.