Is Redmi a Chinese Company?

Yes, Redmi is a subsidiary of the Chinese electronics company Xiaomi. Launched in the year 2013 as a low-cost smartphone series of Xiaomi, Redmi became a sub-brand of Xiaomi in the year 2019. Redmi manufactures entry level and mid-range smartphones. Unlike Xiaomi, Redmi uses lower priced components and is able to offer smartphones having top specifications at low prices. Apart from smartphones, Redmi also manufactures wireless earphones, smart TVs and fitness bands. Redmi has a significant presence in China and other countries especially in India where it has a large share in the smartphones market.

Redmi History



Redmi was launched as a line of budget smartphones of Xiaomi in the year 2013. The first Redmi phone was released for sale under Xiaomi brand but it was launched worldwide under Redmi brand in 2014. On August 2014, Xiaomi overtook Samsung with 14% share in smartphones shipments. The reason was the increased sales of Redmi smartphones.

In the year 2015, Redmi launched Note 3 which does not have a slot for microSD card and user-changeable battery. The Snapdragon variant of the device based on Snapdragon 650 and having a microSD slot was released in the same year. Other devices of the Redmi Note Series were subsequently launched in the later years.

Redmi officially became a separate sub-brand of Xiaomi in the year 2019. In the same year, Redmi launched Redmi Note 7 and Note 7 Pro which were the first in the Redmi series to have 48 megapixel rear camera. The product range was also diversified in 2019 to include smart televisions and notebook PCs.


Redmi smartphones are divided into entry-level Redmi, mid-range Redmi Note and high-end Redmi K. Redmi series include Redmi 1S, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi 3Prime/3S/3X and Redmi Pro. Redmi Note series include Redmi Note 1S 4G, Redmi Note 2 Prime and Redmi Note 3 Pro. Redmi K series include Redmi K50 G, Redmi K50 Pro and Redmi K60.

Smart television such as Max 98 and TV X also feature among the products of Redmi. Other products include tablet computers sold under Pad Series, laptops released as Book and G series and accessories such as wireless earphones, power banks and routers.

Highlights of Redmi company details

Redmi company is from which country China
Established year 2013
Redmi company owner Xiaomi
Redmi company headquarters Haidian District, Beijing, China
Products of redmi Smartphones, laptops, smart televisions, etc.
Redmi company founders Lei Jun
Parent company of redmi Xiaomi