Earlier today (12th January 2021), Xiaomi India made the announcement that its newly launched Mi 10i 5G achieved a record breaking sales worth 200 crores INR (roughly 27 million US Dollars) during its first open sale in India, across multiple platforms.
The Mi 10i from the Chinese tech giant is the first smartphone from the company to offer a 108 megapixel camera along with Qualcomm’s 5G enabled Snapdragon 750G processor. The Mi 10i went on sale for the first time exclusively for Prime members on Amazon India on 7th January 2021 and across all Mi India retail channels, including its official website, Mi Homes, and Mi Studios starting from 8th January 2021. As per the company’s official press release, over 1.5 million users chose to keep notified of the sale.
The Xiaomi Mi 10i launched in two variants, including two iterations of the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and three versions of 8GB RAM and 128GB storage configurations. Collectively, this meant that all five models were the top 5 selling products across all categories on Amazon India after the launch. Manu Jain, Managing Director of Xiaomi India stated that “We are truly overwhelmed with the love and response received from our Mi fans and consumers for Mi 10i. INR 200 Crore worth of sales within 1st sale is a major milestone and we are happy to announce that. Mi brand aims to bring the latest and the best technology to our Mi Fans.”
Talking about the device itself, the Mi 10i features the ISOCELL HM2 108MP camera, paired with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC. This means the device is 5G ready and even offers a high refresh rate of 120Hz on its Intelligent AdaptiveSync Display. Furthermore, the handset even supports ISRO’s (Indian Space Research Organization) indigenous navigation system, NavIC integration, and houses a 4,820mAh battery that supports up to 33W fast charging.
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