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Xiaomi sets record for online sales

It’s a big record! Xiaomi has sold over 2.5 million products during the first 2.5 days of the recent online sales on Amazon and Flipkart. In an astounding mega sales event online the Great Indian Festival organised by Amazon and the Big Billion Days by Flipkart have attracted millions of online buyers boosting the sales of this mobile brand.

E-commerce websites Flipkart and Amazon are in the middle of their biggest annual sales and it is pouring offers on a plethora of products. Both e-commerce websites were offering discounts on all their products and Xiaomi has emerged as one of the popular brands amongst them. To put the numbers in perspective, the company claimed that it managed to sell more than two million smartphones during the duration and it is the highest number of handsets that the company has ever sold in that mentioned period. To recall, last year, Xiaomi had claimed to have sold 1 million smartphones during the first two days of festive sale between September 20 and 22 September, across the same platforms.

It is double of what Xiaomi had sold last year as the company had sold 1 million smartphones during the festive season sale which was held from 20 September 2017 to 22 September 2017. Xiaomi products during the festival sale got the best-selling status in various categories on Amazon. The Redmi 6A was declared as the best-selling product across all categories. All the top ten smartphones were from Xiaomi and they also became bestsellers in the Television category.

Additionally, Xiaomi sold over 100,000 Mi LED TV units and over 400,000 Mi Ecosystem products and accessories in the duration. It is also claimed to be the highest number of Mi LED TV units Xiaomi has sold in a period of 2.5 days.

Mi Band 3, Mi Power Bank, Mi Home Security Camera, and Mi Air Purifier all became bestsellers in their respective categories, the company said in an official statement.

Raghu Reddy, Head of Categories and Online sales, Xiaomi India says, “We have witnessed tremendous success during our festive season year on year, and this year has been yet another incredible one with our products seeing the wonderful performance in less than two and a half days. We are thrilled, and equally humbled by all the love we received from our customers and Mi Fans across India, and we hope we continue to contribute immensely to the joyous celebrations of our customers and their loved ones, by offering them the best of our innovative products. We hope that with each passing milestone, we are able to provide smiles to millions of our customers during this festive season.”

Notably, the Xiaomi smartphones that are a part of the festive season offers include Mi Mix 2, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Poco F1, Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi Y2, Mi A2, and other products include Mi LED Smart TV 4A, Mi LED TV 4C Pro, Mi TV 4A Pro, 10000mAh Mi Power Bank 2i, 20000mAh Mi Power Bank 2i, and Mi Band – HRX Edition.

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