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Xiaomi launches 8 Marvel Avengers figures on their Mi crowdfunding platform in China

Xiaomi is trying to pay homage to late Stan Lee with its 8 Marvel figures

  • Published: November 22, 2018 11:31 AM IST
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Xiaomi has put on sale 8 Marvel figures on its Chinese website. This is a collector’s edition item that Xiaomi has managed to launch thanks to a licensing agreement with Marvel. Xiaomi is paying its respect to the late Stan Lee. Nowadays, since the Marvel Cinematic Universe gets much more exposures than any other movie/tv series, more companies seem to be interested in doing a partnership with Marvel, like Honor and OnePlus which even launched a special edition OnePlus 6 smartphone prior to Doctor Strange and Avengers: Infinity War Movie release respectively.

These Marvel figures are manufactured by the company Hangzhou Yuyao Culture and Creative Co. and each of them is hand-made and painted. Each piece has a serious of attention to detail and is unique. These figures are made of brass and have a size of more than 12 cm in height and 9.8 cm in the base. It is expected that the first batch will be shipped from December 25th. The second batch will be sent as of January 20, 2019. All of them arrive with the Marvel authenticated seal.

The launched figures for now, only include 8 Marvel Super-Heroes: Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, War Machine, Hulk, Spider-Man, Hulk-Buster Armour and Loki. All the Figures stand on a gold-plated podium with Marvel: Avengers logo. It should be noted that these figures are just the collectibles item and not any kind of Action Figure Toy.

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The price at which these will be sold in China is $53 (Rs 3,800) for each piece, though the Hulk and the Hulk Buster Amour are sold for $67 (Rs. 4,700). And if people want to buy the whole set of these Marvel Figures, the price increases to $431 (Rs. 31,000). These figures are expensive because they are made of bronze and are hand-made and painted. The release for these Marvel Figures outside Xiaomi’s Home Market has not been revealed and might never be launched in the overseas market.

  • Published Date: November 22, 2018 11:31 AM IST