Xiaomi sells 2.11 million phones on festival day

Xiaomi sells 2.11 million phones on festival day
Yesterday morning, we told you that Xiaomi had sold 1.6 million handsets after 6 hours of its festival day sale. This has turned into an annual event that is now timed to coincide with the company's birthday every year. On April 6th, Xiaomi turned all of five years old. This five-year old child is now one of the top smartphone manufacturers globally. It also has the number one spot in China, which is a very competitive country when it comes to handsets. Xiaomi has beaten back much more seasoned companies in China such as Lenovo, ZTE and Huawei.

So how did Xiaomi do during this year's festival day? The young upstart sold a total of 2.11 million phones helping it bring in revenue of $335 million USD. As we noted yesterday, last year's festival day sales amounted to 1.3 million phones. Amazingly, the first order from this year's festival day was shipped out only 1 hour and 27 minutes after the sale started. Overall, 500,000 orders were shipped during the event's 12 hours.

Xiaomi tallied festival day sales in seven different countries this year with phone buyers in Malaysia, India and Indonesia being added this year. If you missed taking part in Xiaomi's festival day, don't worry. You can be sure that Xiaomi will repeat it again next year.


via: AndroidAuthority

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11 Comments

1. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

Congratulation XiaoMi 2.08 billion revenue & 2.11 milion phone sold in 12 hour is fantastic.

7. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

I have also contributed 2pcs in that 2.11 million phones sold.

2. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Nothing about Xiaomi setting the Guinness World Record for most mobile phones sold on a single online platform within 24 hours? https://plus.google.com/108531052526575991056/posts/HKz4babAizD

3. SamsungEU

Posts: 147; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

they must have sold them dirt cheap

4. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

How's the profit then? Underpaid factory workers?

6. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Xiaomi focuses on sales and good quality of hardware and software. It never focuses on profit.

9. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

So how do they pay their employees?

10. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

With that 'average' profit, all xiaomi worker, engineer, etc have 'adequate' salary. Maybe it's NOT insane income with too much digit to buy the brand new Mercedes Benz with 1 month salary, or buying a 500m2 condominium in the most expensive spot in the city with 6 months salary. After all, XiaoMi gave the 'profit' to the MiFan.

11. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

What did you thought? How much is the manufacturing cost of other company's flagships?

5. sram145

Posts: 127; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

Sales would have increased much more if they put up mi note versions in all countries

8. gaming64 unregistered

I'll give a kudos to Xiaomi for achieving this. I still wont buy their phones though. I prefer Huawei and Meizu.

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