Xiaomi has announced its first ever MIUI partnership day in India, which it will host in Gurugram on November 7. The move is aimed to work with developers in the country to further localize the MIUI user experience.
The MIUI Partnership Day will kick off at 2:00PM IST on November 7, and will go on till 6:00PM in the evening. Developers interested in attending need to register themselves on the company’s dedicated page for the event. Registering is easy. Head to the website, and click on Join now. You’d be asked for your name, company, mobile and email details. Fill that in and hit register. Soon after, you will receive an email on the registered mail address, with details of the event and your invite.
Xiaomi believes this to be a significant step it is taking towards its commitment to the local market. Xiaomi said in a statement, “The event will enable developers to learn more about MIUI and explore potential collaborations in various aspects, which is aimed at making MIUI even better for global Mi Fans in the long run. It will cover topics about Xiaomi’s Internet services strategy including products and services, monetisation, the entire MIUI ecosystem and investments.” ALSO READ: Xiaomi to launch ‘best selfie smartphone’ in India; could be the Mi Note 3
Xiaomi has really been investing in the Indian market. Since three year of its entry in the market, it has set up an R&D team to introduce localized features such as Copy OTP, Dual Apps, Second Space, and Smart IRCTC ticket SMS among others. In addition, MIUI supports 13 Indian languages.
Xiaomi also announced that MIUI has now crossed over 280 million users across 142 countries and regions across the world. In India, Xiaomi has sold 25 million smartphones in three years from July 2014 to August 2017. In particular, Redmi Note 4 sold more than five million units within six months of its launch. According to IDC’s Q2 2017 report, Redmi Note 4 became India’s highest shipped smartphone in a quarter in the history of Indian smartphone industry. DON’T MISS: Mi MIX 2 India launch proves that Xiaomi is more than just a budget smartphone maker