The world’s 3rd largest smartphone distributor, Xiaomi designs, develops, and sells smartphones, mobile apps, and consumer electronics. Dubbed as the Apple of China, the Chinese electronics company heads west to sell its accessories in the US and Europe (US, UK, France, and Germany) by opening an online store. To start with Xiaomi is offering only four products at the online Mi Store. Consumers can take their pick from the online debut collection that includes two power banks, a pair of headphones and a fitness wearable device.
While the fitness tracker is up for $14.99, a pair of headphones sports a $79.99 tag. The two sizes of USB power packs include a 5,000mAh model for $9.99 and a 10,400mAh version for $13.99. All of these are offered for sale in limited numbers only.The high-on-performance and relatively less expensive accessories will fly of the virtual shelves with ease. Xiaomi is also looking into expanding their range of star accessories in time to come. However those interested in buying their popular smartphones need to hold on as the company has no plans to bring them to the US shore any soon.The Mi Store beta launch goes live, with customers being able to place orders, beginning May 19th at 7 a.m. EST.
Xiaomi has just ended their 1st beta test sale with 100% sell out and will be back with more stock very, very soon. The brand has also left a message on their FB page for US Mi fans who made a purchase, thanking them for pioneering their entry into the west.