Xiaomi India on friday announced that the company had sold 5 million units of the Redmi Note 4 within six months of its launch, making it the country's fastest selling smartphone in Q2 2017.
The Redmi Note 4 was launched by Xiaomi back on 23 January earlier this year and completed six months in July. Based on data provided by Counterpoint's Market Monitor, Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4 held a total of 7.2 percent of the country's smartphone market share in the second quarter of 2017.
Xiaomi in a went on to say that the milestone meant that one in every four smartphones sold online during the second quarter of the year was a Redmi Note 4.
The company celebrated the milestone by creating the world's largest grain mosaic at New Delhi's Thyagraj Statium. The mosaic spread over 6000 square feet and used what the company claims to be close to 40,000 kilograms of rice, pulses etc that would be fed to 5 lakh hungry people this Independence Day.
Manu Kumar Jain, Vice President and Managing Director, Xiaomi India said “Mi Fans are at the core of our business. Thanks to their love and support, we have sold 5 Million units of Redmi Note 4 — India’s No. 1 selling smartphone. We are celebrating this occasion by giving back to the community."
The Xiaomi VP had earlier mentioned that Xiaomi fans would see the launch of the company's first dual-camera smartphone launch this September which is rumoured to be the Xiaomi Mi 5X, launched in China last month.