Xiaomi India partners with ZestMoney to offer EMI as a payment option without the need of a credit card

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Xiaomi India on 13 October announced a partnership with ZestMoney that will enable customers to buy Xiaomi products on EMI, without a credit card, from the company’s website Mi.com.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

“By addition of affordable EMI options without credit cards, we hope to provide a comprehensive purchasing experience for Mi Fans on Mi.com,” said Raghu Reddy, Head — Online Sales, Xiaomi India, in a statement.

As part of the partnership, ZestMoney will provide the back end credit capability for Xiaomi India. Mi.com customers will go through a digital process to get an approved credit limit.

Mi Fans will be able to use this credit limit to pay for their order by using “Cardless EMI” at the checkout.

“With the advancements in digital authentication such as Aadhaar-linked e-KYC, we are able to instantly sanction EMI via a completely digital paperless process,” Lizzie Chapman, CEO and Co-Founder, ZestMoney, added.

Xiaomi currently has a 46.9 percent share of the online smartphone market. Mi.com on an average gets over 21 million unique visitors in one month and over a million daily active users, the company said.

Published Date: Oct 13, 2017 07:17 pm | Updated Date: Oct 13, 2017 07:17 pm

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