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- Xiaomi is reportedly aiming to ship between 240 million and 300 million smartphones in 2021.
- It’s believed that the latter target likely won’t be achieved due to supply chain constraints.
Xiaomi has enjoyed a stellar 2020 thus far, owing to the combination of the COVID-19 pandemic, Huawei’s US-induced slide, and a focus on new markets. The company has passed Apple for third place in Q3 2020, and it seems to be closing in on Huawei too.
Now, Nikkei Asian Review reports that the firm has some incredibly ambitious goals for 2021. The outlet reports that Xiaomi has been talking to suppliers to order parts for up to 240 million smartphones, citing sources close to the matter.
It’s believed that this number not only exceeds Xiaomi’s annual shipments to date, but would be roughly equivalent to Huawei’s record high of 240.6 million smartphone shipped in