Xiaomi: Over 2 Million Smartphones Sold in India

Xiaomi states to have made a sale of over 2 million smartphones in the third-quarter of 2016 in India. The news regarding Xiaomi’s remarkable sale was revealed through a tweet. The Chinese company also claims to have achieved more than 150% YoY (year-on-year) growth in the period of Q3 2015 to Q3 2016.

Keeping in mind that the third quarter is yet to be over, the numbers revealed by Xiaomi prove to be extraordinary for their sale of smartphone. The company sold as much as 1 million smartphones in the month of October, and that in just 18 days!!! This phenomenal news was announced by Lei Jun, the CEO, in an open letter to its employees.

Recently, a report by IDC stated that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and the Redmi 3S series had a major contribution to this huge and outstanding progress of the company, in terms of online shipments. The report further mentioned that this is the first time Xiaomi was in the top five smartphone vendors list in terms of shipments. It further said that Xiaomi has made a 2.5 times progress over the same time period the previous year.

Just after its Diwali sale, Xiaomi announced to have made a sale of half million smartphones in merely 3 days. This is indeed a whooping number, for both days and number of smartphones sold. On the other hand, smartphones Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime were one of the top selling products during Flipkart’s Big Billion Days Sale. Moreover, Redmi Note 3 was the best selling smartphone on Amazon during its Great Indian Festival sale.

Flipkart, one of the online retail partners of Xiaomi, recently claimed that it had made a sale of 1 million Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime smartphones in India. This smartphone was launched this year in India in August, and was also available online on Mi.com and Flipkart.

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