Xiaomi sells over 1 million smartphones in 2 days during online sale

New Delhi: On the festive sale on Amazon and Flipkart, Xiaomi said on Friday that it sold more than one million smartphones as e-commerce giants lured customers with massive discounts in their ongoing sales.

To be more accurate, Xiaomi claimed that it sold more than 300 smartphones on an average every minute for two days. The company said it saw a significant increase in sales this season, compared to the one from last year, where it had taken 18 days to sell one million smartphones, reports Gadgets 360.

“This achievement marks an industry first, and is a key milestone for Xiaomi India,” the company said. In particular, the company’s Redmi Note 4 smartphone continues to sell like hotcakes in India. It was the highest selling smartphone during Flipkartā€™s Big Billion Day Sale, the company said.

Eight of nine selling smartphones with smartphone category on Amazon India were Xiaomi products, the Chinese company added.

“Our careful planning has also ensured that high selling smartphones such as Redmi 4 and Redmi Note 4 are in stock throughout the festive sale. 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 in the past,” Raghu Reddy, Head of Online Sales, Xiaomi India said in a press statement.

The enormous sale on Flipkart and Amazon India was due to the lucrative deals across product categories on their e-commerce website.