Today, the second round was on for Xiaomi’s latest smartphones (Xiaomi Mi Mix and Xiaomi Mi Note 2). This time, the sale started without any pre-booking in Mainland China. So, was the result different from the first batch/round?
Yes, there was a slight change in the sale as compared to the first round. The sale started at 10:00. Several editors of the Express Technology witnessed the sale. They started to refresh the page before 10:00, followed by many buyers in the queue. Within 1 minute all Xiaomi Mi Note 2 and Mi Mix units were declared ‘sold out’ with the pop-up message.
Xiaomi Mi Mix again won the second round after getting sold out in 30 seconds right after 10:00. Meanwhile, Mi Note 2 lagged with only 30 seconds, taking a total time of 1 minute to sold all units of the second batch. In the first round, Mi Mix completed the sale within 10 secs while Mi Note 2 in 30 seconds. That round was a lot quicker than this one as it was for the appointed ones. Here’s a summary of both rounds mentioned in the table:
The next sale for these newcomers will be on Nov 11, on the global 11.11 shopping day. Soon the price of Xiaomi Mi Mix and Mi Note 2 will start to decline. But for now, the limited production and stock seems to be a valuable commodity for the phones to retain the price tag.