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Xiaomi Announces 10M Mi-2 Smartphones Sold in 11 Months

by Jacob Kleinman | September 24, 2013September 24, 2013 10:30 am PDT


Chinese smartphone-maker Xiaomi took to Twitter today to announce the recent sale of its 10 millionth Mi-2 smartphone, grouping the second generation device in with its Mi-2S and 2A variants. The flagship device launched 11 months ago in Oct. 2012, starting at $320 off-contract.

Xiaomi has been able to expand rapidly in its home country thanks to razor-thin profit margins coupled with impressive specs and design. The company boasted a profit of $2.15 billion for the first half of 2013, selling over 7 million devices, and recently made headlines after poaching Google’s VP of Android, Hugo Barra.

Next month, the company will launch the Mi-3, a 5-inch handset which retails for just $327 off-contract in China for a 16GB model, with a 64GB version selling for $410. The device comes equipped with Nvidia’s Tegra 4 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel Sony camera and a 3050mAh battery.

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Jacob Kleinman

Jacob Kleinman has been working as a journalist online and in print since he arrived at Wesleyan University in 2007. After graduating, he took a...