Xiaomi has claimed that it sold 2 million smartphones in India
The Chinese tech company Xiaomi has claimed that it sold 2 million smartphones in India in the third quarter of 2016. The company revealed this news through a tweeter post. It also claimed that over 150 percent year-on-year growth from Q3 2015 to Q3 2016.
The figures revealed by the Chinese tech company are quite notable seeing that the third-quarter is yet to be over. During October, the company sold 1 million smartphone units in just 18 days. Lei Jun announced this to the employees in an open letter.
A recent report from IDC had claimed that the Redmi Note 3 and the Redmi 3S line up stimulated the online shipments of Xiaomi to a large extent. Further the report said that the company for the first time had made it to the list of the top five smartphone vendors list based on the shipments. The report said that the company grew over 2.5 times over the same period last year.
Soon after its Diwali sales Xiaomi had made an announcement that it sold half a million smartphones within just three days. On the other hand, The Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime was the top-selling devices on Flipkart during its Big Billion Days Sale whereas Redmi Note 3 was the best-selling smartphone on Amazon’s Great Indian Festival sale.
Flipkart, one of the online partners of the company, claimed that it had managed to sell 1 million Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime smartphones in India the smartphone was announced in August in the country and was made available on Mi.com and Flipkart online.
Seeing the numbers, it looks like Xiaomi’s business strategy of offering smartphones with standard specifications and pricing them at an affordable rate has really worked out for the company as well as for the value-conscious Indian market.