Xiaomi sells record-breaking 800k Redmi Note 2 units in 12 hours

Himanshu, 17 August, 2015

Xiaomi has managed to sell around 800,000 units of the Redmi Note 2 phone in just 12 hours, which is said to be a new record for domestic mobile sales. The device, which was announced in China last week, was up for flash sale in the country yesterday.

Specs-wise, the handset is powered by a MediaTek Helio X10 SoC with eight Cortex-A53 CPU cores, and sports a a 5.5-inch 1920x1080 resolution display. It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal memory, and packs in a 3,020mAh battery.

In terms of camera, the Redmi Note 2 features a 13MP rear unit and a 5MP front shooter. There is also dual SIM support, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and IR blaster, and the device runs the new MIUI 7 out of the box.

The second batch of the smartphone will go on flash sale next week on August 24.

Source (Chinese) | Via

Reader comments

  • poonam Parmar
  • 20 Aug 2015
  • vGG

Plz lonch phone please.

  • AnonD-431426
  • 19 Aug 2015
  • vGC

I'll better go for phone having cynaogen based ROMs with regular updates. Owned a redmi 2 before whcih is an ok-ish phone but UI lags compared to cyanogen and won't get updated to 5.1 (MIUI 7 still run kitkat). Plus we are seeing great alternatives i...

  • Anonymous
  • 18 Aug 2015
  • 4%k

They should rename the company as Sam-Redmi

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