Xiaomi has announced that it has sold more than 4 million smartphones in a month. The announcement was made by Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain in a post on Facebook and Twitter. Also Read - Happy International Friendship Day 2021: Best tech gifts under Rs 2,000Also Read - Mi Band X strapless smart band with 360-degree flexible display under works?
Manu Kumar Jain mentioned that the 4 million smartphones were sold during the Diwali festive sale which began on September 20 with Flipkart s Big Billion Day and Amazon s Great India Sale. The sale lasted till October 19. Manu Jain also mentioned that this number also includes a contribution from offline partners.
Breaking down the figures, Manu explained that while they were the leading smartphone brand on Flipkart and Amazon India, they managed to sell more that one million products during the season on mi.com. ALSO READ: Xiaomi eyes over $2 billion revenue from India business this year
During the sales, Xiaomi had announced that they have surpassed their own record of selling one million smartphones in 18 days last year during festive sales. The company sold more than 300 smartphones each minute. Similarly, the Redmi Note 4, was the highest selling smartphone during Flipkart s Big Billion Day Sale, contributing significantly to the overall sales number. According to IDC, Xiaomi s Redmi Note 4 is also India s top-selling smartphone for three consecutive quarters. ALSO READ: Offline channels to contribute 30% of India sales: Xiaomi
Tracking back the company s success, Xiaomi has also announced that it had sold 5 million units of the Redmi Note 4 in six months of its launch. Apart from that, Xiaomi Redmi 4A also has a record of selling 250,000 units in four minutes on the first day of its flash sale. Apart from that, the company also announced that in 3 years of its existence in India, the company sold over 25 million smartphones. ALSO READ: Xiaomi s Big Bazaar partnership signifies a change of tide at the Chinese smartphone company
Earlier this year, Xiaomi had said that it aims to sell close to 7 million units of the Redmi Note 4. It also said that it expects the Redmi Note 4 to significantly contribute to this year’s revenue, much like what the Redmi Note 3 did to the company s revenues last year.
Last year, Xiaomi surpassed $1 billion (Rs 6,700 crore) in revenues. Xiaomi India is sticking to the same theme of offering enticing specifications and features at a pocket-friendly price tag. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Review: When a smartphone becomes an experience
Recently, the company launched its first premium phone in India. The Mi MIX 2 smartphone is priced at Rs 35,999 and is available across offline partners. It is the company s first bezel-less phone to debut in India and features a 5.99-inch full HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.