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JAKARTA, NNC - Xiaomi sets a shipping target of 100 million smartphones by 2018, and according to the latest information, Xiaomi managed to achieved its target two months before the end of 2018.
This was revealed by Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun, in a speech at the Zhong Guan Cun Forum in Beijing, China, the GSM Arena said Saturday.
Lei Jun announced that the number had been achived on October 26.
He also says Xiaomi is the fastest growing company in the domestic market.
On exactly 11:23 p.m. October 26 (local time), Xiaomi recorded its 100th million smartphone shipment.
Lei Jun chose to announce it in an event held at Zhong Guan Cun Science Park, where he established the company back in 2010.
Some Chinese media say the place is similar to "The Chinese Silicon Valley", and entrepreneurs - including Jun - claim it can become the world's new invention and technology hub.
In the meeting, Lei Jun expressed his gratitude to his team for the “continuous efforts in technological innovation and quality improvement over the years," citing Antara.