While You Were Squinting, Xiaomi Sold Its New Smartphones!

Posted on Jan 29, 2015
By Gaurav Aidasani

Xiaomi's launch of its new flagship smartphone range was a delight for the parent brand. It's because the new smartphones sold out within 3 minutes!

Getting off to a solid start:
The overwhelming response seen through amazing sales of Xiaomi's new smartphone range gave it a solid start this year. It's named Mi Note.
The specifications are as follows:
1         Mi Note has a 5.7 screen.
2         The price is 2,299 or $371. (Rs.22,260)
3        It has 1080p screen
4         It possess 2.5GHz quad-core processor and 3GB RAM
5        The13-megapixel camera clicks awesome pictures. Also there's a 4-megapixel camera at the front
6        Dual-SIM capability
Xiaomi Mi Note is considered the biggest rival of iPhone 6 Plus. The latter's starting price is $1000. Therefore, Mi Note received an overwhelming response in China being comparatively low priced. The first batch of phones sold out within 3 minutes on 27thJanuary 2015 in China.
How much units were sold?
The exact number is still obscure. However, one of the Xiaomi executives claimed of 220 million reservations for Mi Note. The next batch will go on sale on February 3rd.
What's more?
Well, the Mi Note Pro will also make its debut in March. It is said to be further advanced version of the Mi Note. You will get a quad HD screen and 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor. In terms of storage there's 4GB RAM with 64 GB extra storage facility.
About Xiaomi:
Xiaomi is the biggest smartphone maker and provider in China. Xiaomi raised around $1 billion for an astounding valuation of $46 billion. This was in December 2014. The list of investors included names like All-Stars Investment, GIC and Yunfeng Capital.
Please feel free to share your views or perhaps your experience buying and using the Mi Note till now!
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