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ASUS Won Xiaomi in India Smart Phone Market

August 21, 2014

BEIJING, August 21, SinoCast -- Taiwan ASUS won Beijing Xiaomi in the India smart phone market, according to Taiwan media.

ASUS was predicted by analysts to sell out the second batch of new phones within one week, start to sell in the UK in September and Brazil in October and ship more than 7 million annually to step up to achieve the target of becoming profitable in smart phones.

ASUS' smart phone ZenFone cannot meet the demand since started to be sold in India in July, 40,000 ZenFone phones were sold in four days and the company is speeding up supplement 60,000 such phones in physical and online stores in August.

ASUS captures about 6% of the Indian mobile device market except PCs, which is expected to grow about 10% within this year with the expansion of specialty stores for smart phones, tablets, etc.

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Source: Sinocast Computers & Electronics Beat (China)

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