The new Mi LED TV manufacturing plant will start local assembly with the Mi LED Smart TV 4A (32) and the Mi LED Smart TV 4A (43) for now.
Xiaomi has announced local manufacturing of Mi LED TVs in India. Taking another step towards Make in India, the Chinese manufacturer 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 employs more than 850 people. The company says that 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 the Mi LED Smart TV 4A (32) and the Mi LED Smart TV 4A (43) for now. Furthermore, the company asserted that the IDC recently announced that the Mi LED TV has become the number 1 Smart TV Brand in India as per Worldwide Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker, 2018 Q2.
Commenting on the development, Manu Jain, Vice President, Xiaomi and Managing Director, Xiaomi India, said, “Xiaomi’s tremendous success in India has been primarily contributed to our commitment in India and we are proud to take the next step with the support of state of Andhra Pradesh. After a successful smartphone journey, we are beginning a new chapter with Mi LED TV manufacturing in India. We are already the number one Smart TV brand in India, and we hope that with our increased focus on local manufacturing, we would be able to increase our supply and ensure we can reach out to many more Mi Fans.”
Additionally, at the event, Andhra Pradesh’s Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, Dixon Technologies India’s Executive Chairman Sunil Vachani, and Minister for Information Technology, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Nara Lokesh were also present.