E-commerce websites Flipkart and Amazon are in the middle of their biggest annual sales and it is pouring offers on a plethora of products. The Flipkart Big Billion Days and Amazon Great Indian Festival sale are offering discounts and other deals on a varied range of products across several brands, one of the most popular being Xiaomi. The Chinese manufacturer claims to have sold over 2.5 million devices within two and a half days during the sales. The Xiaomi products include smartphones, Mi LED TVs, Mi Band 3, Mi Power Banks, Mi Earphones, Mi Routers, and other Mi Ecosystem and accessory products that were sold across the Amazon and Flipkart sales, as well as, Mi.com’s Mi Super Sale.
Xiaomi says that the record number of sales was achieved between 12pm on October 9 and 7pm on October 11. To put the numbers in perspective, the company claimed that it managed to sell more than two million smartphones during the duration and it is the highest number of handsets that the company has ever sold in that mentioned period. To recall, last year, Xiaomi had claimed to have sold 1 million smartphones during the first two days of festive sale between September 20 and 22 September, across the same platforms.
Additionally, Xiaomi sold over 100,000 Mi LED TV units and over 400,000 Mi Ecosystem products and accessories in the duration. It is also claimed to be the highest number of Mi LED TV units Xiaomi has sold in a period of 2.5 days.