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Xiaomi targets 10% share of UK smartphone market by end-2019

Tuesday 6 November 2018 | 10:51 CET | News
Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi is looking to ship 2 million handsets and take a 10 percent share of the UK smartphone market by end-2019. In an interview with Mobile News, UK sales and marketing director Wilkin Lee acknowledged that the UK was a competitive market and said that it would work to achieve this goal through key partnerships and by offering 'great products at amazing prices'. Xiaomi officially launches in the UK market on 08 November. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Xiaomi
Countries: United Kingdom
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