Xiaomi ships nearly 15 million smartphones in 1Q15
Xiaomi Technology shipped 14.98 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2015 compared to 11 million units shipped a year earlier, the China-based 163.com quoted company CEO Lei Jun as reporting.
Xiaomi’s smartphone shipments reached 61.12 million units in 2014.
In related news, a recently released IDC report indicated that Xiaomi shipped 13.5 million smartphones in China in the first quarter of 2015, accounting for a 13.7% share, trailing after only Apple which shipped 14.5 million units for a 14.7% share during the same period.
Apple and Xiaomi saw their China shipments increase 62.1% and 42.3% on year, respectively, in the first quarter, while Samsung Electronics saw its shipments shed 39.7% to 11.2 million units, IDC said.