Mobile phones of the fourth mobile device producer in the world will soon be available in Costa Rica, included in the cell phone plans by Kölbi, Claro and Movistar.
Xiami will also open its first official store in Multiplaza Escazú on December 1, allowing Ticos access to the latest versions of their popular cell phones with Google’s Android operating system, including the Mi series, and the Redmi Note.
Currently, the Costa Rican mobile phone market is dominated by Huawei, a brand that represents 48 out of every 100 smart phones, followed by Samsung and Apple.
Xiaomi Corporation, headquartered in Beijing, was founded by Lei Jun in 2010, makes and invests in smartphones, mobile apps, laptops, bags, trimmers, earphones, MI Television, Shoes, fitness bands, and many other products.
Xiaomi released its first smartphone in August 2011 and rapidly gained market share in China to become the country’s largest smartphone company in 2014. At the start of second quarter of 2018, Xiaomi was the world’s fourth-largest smartphone manufacturer, leading in both the largest market, China, and the second-largest market, India.