Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi today announced that it sold more than 500,000 smartphones in less than three days between 1 and 3 October.
The major shelf clearance came from Flipkart’s Big Billion Day Sale that began on 2 October and Amazon’s Great Indian Festival Sale, on since October 1. The smartphones were also available on Snapdeal and Tata Cliq during their respective festive sales.
The company revealed that Redmi 3S (along with Redmi 3S Prime) was its top-selling product on Flipkart.
Redmi Note 3 was the best-selling smartphone on Amazon where four of the top six selling products within the electronics category were a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Redmi Note 3, Mi Band 2 and 10000mAh Mi Power Bank.
Xiaomi phones topped the list on Flipkart too with its army of six smartphones listed on the sale – Mi 4, Redmi Note 3, Mi 5, Mi Max, Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime. Flipkart sold to the tune of 800,000 smartphones in a single day on October 3.
We are extremely proud to be sharing this milestone with our fans, partners and employees. More than six months of rigorous planning and hard work has helped us set a new benchmark in the industry. Last year we sold more than half a million phones in 30 days during the month of October, and this year we were able to achieve a similar number within three days. Based on what we know, no other brand has ever achieved this in India. – Xiaomi India Head Manu Jain.
“We are extremely thankful to all our Mi Fans for their amazing support, and will continue to work hard to constantly outdo ourselves as we have done on many occasions this year.” he further added.