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Xiaomi sold 100,000 HongMi smartphones in two minutes

11 October, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Xiaomi sold 100,000 HongMi smartphones in two minutes - read the full text It looks like Apple is not the only manufacturer which can sell its devices with a brisk pace. The Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi announced in its Weibo account that it moved 100,000 HongMi smartphones in only two minutes and five seconds. Priced at 799 Yuan (approximately $131), the Xiaomi...

 

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> In reply to James Lim @ 2013-10-12 00:51 from tZ08 - click to readSamsung and apple are big brands aswell . Xiaomi is more available to lower class people I say, thats why they are selling so well. For the specs xiaomi well worth the money

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  • 2013-10-12 01:05
  • nEaE

Yeah wife tried to get one for sister in law she had no chance . Thinking about getting the xiaomi mi3 for my mum lol its not looking hopeful.

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  • 2013-10-12 01:01
  • nEaE

In china, they are so famous? What about Apple and Samsung?

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  • 2013-10-12 00:51
  • tZ08

One could only imagine what sales Nokia would make if they also released a smart looking well spec android with their own flavour. Boom

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  • 2013-10-12 00:43
  • wfxZ

so they copied lumia design and are selling this welll.... interesting

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  • 2013-10-11 21:57
  • rJug

I wonder how they could measure how many smartphones got sold everywhere within 2 minutes and FIVE SECONDS.

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  • 2013-10-11 21:54
  • 0$qR

well done Xiaomi it is big hit for you & Android ,
I hope Microsoft & Nokia learn from xiaomi ! if you want hit just try to Enter to develop country's like china & India & Latin America !
cheap price !

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  • 2013-10-11 21:49
  • 6w1W

GSMARENA..atleast you can make a review of this now...

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  • 2013-10-11 21:19
  • utxc

When and where are can you buy one?

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  • 2013-10-11 21:05
  • 4$EW

looks like smartphones will be sold in the streets after some year..

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  • 2013-10-11 20:54
  • utXx

Not a very good record for Xiaomi, company that sold 3x more expensive phones in a 2 times bigger batch in just under 48 seconds! Check their history, they typically sell 100k-200k units in under 2 minutes, and those phones cost like $330 or more, not $130.
I expected HongMi to fly at the speed of light at that price with those specs, but it seems even Chinese people are already sick of S.L.O.W. MTK processors.

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  • 2013-10-11 20:48
  • 3Vwb

Wow, 6 digit figures in 120 seconds - Not bad Xiaomi, one of the more promissing Chinese brands out there next to Huawei and Lenovo - ZTE not so much.

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  • 2013-10-11 20:42
  • 3sEj

Who wouldn't buy this for $131? A quad core, it's amazing.

On the other hand, Apple's 5C is a true disappointment, not because of it's sales figures; but it's price. The sales figures only reinforce this factor.

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  • 2013-10-11 20:37
  • mx4Q

Apple literally got screwed good luck getting the stocks on china

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  • 2013-10-11 20:26
  • XN{N

:o

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  • 2013-10-11 20:26
  • IHbK

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