Mi Express Kiosk: The First Phone Vending Machine
Xiaomi announced that they will produce their latest Mi Express Kiosk system across the whole India. The purpose of this it will make the consumer easier to buy phones and its accessories, like doing a self-service while they shop. Reported from Live Mint, it is said that the vending machine can accept multiple kind of payment such as credit, debit, cash, and even e-money.
With introducing the new stylish store of vending machine, Xiaomi has once again developed a new strategy of retailing on reaching to customers directly and erase the inefficient operational payment. Xiaomi thought that Mi Express Kiosk is rolling as an effective initiative for consumer to easily access and buy various products from Xiaomi on an offline market.
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Xiaomi said that the price displayed on the vending machine is the same as the one displayed on Mi Homes and Mi.com so customers need not to worry about it. Surprisingly the technology for Mi Express has been researched and developed in India, despite the concept has existed in China a year ago.
Xiaomi also stated that the machine’s operational time is between 10 in the morning until 8 at night every day. There will more more vending machine being spread within the incoming months. Like they promised, Mi Express will be able to be found in big cities such as public places like the city’s park, metro station, airport, and shopping center.