If you're following us on Facebook, you're sure to see it our contribution that Xiaomi introduced the first vending machine. The company calls this slot machine Mi Express Kiosk. This has happened in India, where Xiaomi's popularity is growing at a massive pace.
The fastest purchase
In this way, the company wants to speed up the purchase of great Xiaomi products for its customers. Those interested do not have to wait in long lines in stores. The first vending machine with Xiaomi products, called Mi Express Kiosk, is currently only available in India.
One of the coolest innovations, coming from India's # No1Smartphone brand. ?
Introducing #MiExpressKiosk, an all-new way to get your favorite #Xiaomi products, including smartphones & accessories. Featuring our #XiaomiIndia GM @manukumarjain and team. ?#InnovationForEveryone pic.twitter.com/rmlHsPS5nz
- Donovan Sung (@donovansung) 15. May 2019
The manufacturer plans to install it in tech parks, subway stations, airports and shopping malls. We can only envy the people of India for such a tweak. In addition to photos, however, we were able to find a video that captures how the Mi Express Kiosk works.
Smartphones and accessories
At Mi Express Kiosk, residents of India can buy not only the latest smartphones, but and accessories. The machine accepts payment in cash, credit card, debit card or UPI service.
The machine also includes big screenwhere it displays key features selected product.
Innovative sales model
Xiaomi is so far the only technology company to launch such an innovative retail model. It offers the company high efficiency of e-commerce, which makes it cost-effective and scalable.
The manufacturer saves not only on personnel costs but also on delivery costs. The new retail strategy will allow the brand to maintain its position in the market. Xiaomi smartphones currently cover up to 31% of the Indian market, which placed the manufacturer in the first place. By comparison, Samsung smartphones have a 22,3-percent share of the Indian market.