Xiaomi entered the Indian smartphone market by selling smartphones exclusively via Flipkart. However, over the years, the company has been improving its logistics, while also looking at expanding its offline presence. Now, Xiaomi has announced Express Delivery option for products that you buy from Mi.com. Also Read - Xiaomi Redmi Y3 now available on open sale via Amazon and mi.com: Price, specifications, offersAlso Read - Xiaomi shares details about its in-display front camera solution; Here is how it works
With the new Xiaomi Express Delivery option, you will get guaranteed next day delivery on products ordered before 3:00PM. You can expect to get the delivery by 9:00PM the next day. The new service is applicable on smartphones, accessories and smart products. For this new service, Xiaomi will be charging an extra fee of Rs 49 to your purchase value. In case the company is unable to deliver the product in the said time, it will refund the amount. Also Read - Xiaomi 10,000mAh Mi Power Bank 2i World Cup Edition launched in India, priced at Rs 999
The refund amount will be credited in your account within 5-7 days. It will reflect in your original mode of payment (credit/debit card, net banking). If the order was cash on delivery, you ll get a call from the support team with further information. The service is being made available in over 150 cities across India, including New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Gurgaon, Hyderabad and more.
Xiaomi has been doing well in India, especially with the recently launched Redmi Note 7-series. It has already sold over 2 million units in India, and 10 million units globally, which include, the Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 7 Pro and the Redmi Note 7S. The Redmi Note 7S with starting price of Rs 10,999 is the latest addition to the family featuring a 48-megapixel Samsung GM1 sensor.
Xiaomi has also mentioned that it will soon be discontinuing the Redmi Note 7 and replacing it with the Redmi Note 7S. It is also planning to launch the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro smartphones that come with a pop-up selfie snapper, 48-megapixel rear camera, and more.