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Xiaomi says it has sold over 110 mn units of Redmi smartphones since launch

Xiaomi's budget Redmi series has sold over 110 million units globally.

By: Tech Desk | Updated: July 11, 2016 8:25:44 pm
Redmi Note 3 sales, Redmi sales, Xiaomi, Redmi Note 3, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 price, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 features, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 specs, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 sales, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 review, Hugo Barra, budget smartphones, smartphones, technology, technology news Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was launched on March 3 in India. The budget smartphone by the company starts at Rs 9,999.

Xiaomi has sold 110 million Redmi smartphones globally since the smartphone was launched in August 2013. Xiaomi VP, Hugo Barra made the announcement in a tweet.

“Xiaomi has sold 110 million Redmi phones globally since our first Redmi phone launched in Aug 2013. That’s 1.21 units per second in 3 years!” Hugo Barra said. Check out the tweet here.

“Redmi users are majority 22-29 y/o, young and very active mobile Internet/app users—video, social media, tools, games, books, and news,” he said in a subsequent tweet.

Xiaomi VP had earlier announced the company had sold 6 lakh units of Redmi Note 3 within 60 days of sale in India, the biggest record for the company.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was launched on March 3 in India. The budget smartphone by the company starts at Rs 9,999. Redmi Note 3 is available in two versions: 2GB+ 16GB at Rs 9,999 and 3GB+32GB for Rs 11,999.

Watch our video review of Redmi Note 3

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is the first smartphone in the series to feature all new metal unibody design and has a large 4000 mAh battery. In our review, we called Redmi Note 3 as the stellar comeback device for Xiaomi.

We had noted the smartphone is among the best budget devices. Battery, which can be a pain point at this price is not a problem, the display and sound work fine, the phone has virtually no lag.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 runs MIUI 7 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop and will receive Marshmallow update soon. The Redmi Note 3 has a 5.5-inch full HD display, runs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor, and sports a 13 mp rear camera with a 5 mp front camera.

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