Study and Analysis of the Influence of UX in MIUI – A Case Study on Xiaomi

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Thomas C. G.
A. Jayanthila Devi


Purpose: In an ever-changing world, we all have one thing in our hands that is constant, a Mobile Phone. When we buy a Smart Phone, we do make sure we buy the best one that offers a combination of Good Hardware, Great Software, and also a price that we can put for the features offered. In that way, we cannot deny the fact that Xiaomi also called Mi or Redmi phones are some of the best market players we have seen. Even though people generally look only for the hardware features of the phone, it is inevitable to use an Operating System that will take advantage of the hardware features and also be user-friendly. Mi offers such one OS to its users in the form of MIUI, a modified version of the Android OS that normally comes in stock android-based phones. In this paper, we try to understand how Xiaomi as a company has made the OS a marketing strategy for them to popularize their product and become one of the best-selling mobile phones in China and India.

Objectives: To understand the evolution and features that MIUI has to offer, to do a comparative study with its competitors and to provide suggestions to improve the company based on the analysis done.

Design/Methodology/Approach: This company analysis was done by referring to multiple online sources, such as websites and blogs that guide and review products based on MIUI from Xiaomi. The analysis of the influence of UX in MIUI was done with a SWOC Analysis.

Findings/Result: Based on the SWOC analysis of the company, keeping MIUI as a major criterion, the various opportunities and challenges that are there for Xiaomi are discussed. It is found that the company will be able to keep growing as long as it takes advantage of the current scenario and overcome its challenges.

Originality/Value: Based on secondary data available, this paper analyses the influence of User Experience in MIUI provided by Xiaomi.

Paper Type: A Case Study Analysis Based paper on the MIUI of Xiaomi Company


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Thomas C. G., & A. Jayanthila Devi. (2021). Study and Analysis of the Influence of UX in MIUI – A Case Study on Xiaomi. International Journal of Case Studies in Business, IT and Education (IJCSBE), 5(1), 155–168.