Xiaomi Red Rice phones see very good sales again
January 14, 2014, 1:38 am TWN
TAIPEI, Taiwan --Chinese handset maker Xiaomi Corp.'s Red Rice smartphones saw sizzling hot sales in Taiwan again Monday, with 20,000 units sold out within a minute.
In the fourth round of bulk online sales in Taiwan since its debut in 2013, the phone took only 54 seconds to sell out this time. 48,000 units have been sold in Taiwan, according to the company's official website.
The low-cost model costs just NT$3,999 (US$135) in Taiwan, despite robust specifications that include a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor from Taiwan's MediaTek Inc., a 4.7-inch screen with a pixel density of 312 pixels per inch, and an 8-mega pixel camera.