Xiaomi released its Mi 10i smartphone in India last week. The Mi 10i arrived as the most affordable smartphone in the company’s Mi 10 series, priced at Rs. 20,999 onwards. The Mi 10i has been rolled-out in the contest with other devices in the market like OnePlus Nord and Samsung Galaxy M51 and went on sale for the first time on 7th January, but exclusively for Amazon Prime subscribers, and on 8th January for everyone else through official Mi channels. On Amazon, the smartphone experienced a massive positive response. Xiaomi shared that it has sold Rs. 200 crores worth of Mi 10i handsets during the first sale.
Xiaomi shared that all the five models of the Mi 10i were among the top five best-selling products across all categories during its first sale on Amazon India, making the Mi 10i the top-selling smartphone. Xiaomi told that more than 1.5 million customers chose to keep themselves notified on Amazon during the smartphone’s release. The two models of the 6GB RAM plus 128GB storage configuration and the three models of the 8GB RAM plus 128GB storage option of Mi 10i were the best five selling products across all the categories on Amazon India, Xiaomi shared.
Reacting to the development, Manu Kumar Jain, Managing Director for Mi India said, “We are truly overwhelmed with the love and response received from our Mi Fans and consumers for Mi 10i. Rs 200 Crore worth of sales within 1st sale is a major milestone and we are happy to announce that.”
Xiaomi released the Mi 10i to offer the flagship experience in an affordable package. The smartphone sports a 6.67-inch full-HD plus display with 450 nits of peak brightness and a 120Hz refresh rate. The handset is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 750G chipset, accompanied by the Adreno 619 GPU, and pairs with up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. The Mi 10i runs on Android 11-based MIUI 12 and houses a quad rear camera module that comprises a 108-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel macro lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. At the front, the Mi 10i features a 16- megapixel selfie shooter.