Xiaomi Storms India With a Million of Smartphones in 3 Days; China Company's $69 Apple TV Foe Arrives In US [VIDEO]By Sarah T., UniversityHerald Reporter
Will Xiaomi dominate smartphone industry? In a recent report, the China tech company's latest devices sales have increased, and up to now, it shows good performance.
In India, half million of Xiaomi smartphones were reported sold in the country. India-based Xiaomi company claimed that it has sold more than 500,000 smartphones in less than three days between October 1 and 3, Gadgets 360 reported.
Xiaomi and Redmi devices have been sold during the festive season sales on Amazon, Snapdeal, Flipkart, and Tata Cliq, according to the trusted source. Currently, Redmi 3s and Redmi 3S Prime are the top-selling devices on on Flipkart, when the e-commerce company held Big Billion Days Sale.
Meanwhile, during Amazon's Great India Festive sale, Redmi Note 3 was the best-selling smartphone. Xiaomi's Redmi Note 3 (Gold), Redmi Note 3 (Grey), Mi Band 2, and 10000mAh Mi Power Bank were among the top six best-selling electronics on Amazon.
Xiaomi India Head, Manu Jain, said that they are very proud of the milestone they've achieved in this month. He also mentioned last year's milestone, where they were able to sold half a million phones in 30 days during the month of October also.
In the US, Mi Box, Xiaomi's first U.S. product arrived in the country on Monday, Oct. 3. Its device went on sale this week, which cost $69, which is a low price for a box that caters 4K video playback, support for HDR and voice-powered searches through its remote control, Tom's Guide reported.
Xiaomi's Mi Box is Apple's contender for Apple TV. Speaking of Apple TV, Apple discontinued third-generation Apple TV, and this device won't be available anymore in the market, according to 9to5Mac. This Apple TV model was introduced in 2012, and was updated internally in 2013. It was discounted to $69 in 2015.