SOUQ.com announced that Xiaomi received phenomenal response in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) with 1000 units being sold within two days of its launch. Four Models of Xiaomi including Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3 Pro, Redmi Note 2 and Mi 5 were launched on SOUQ.com on Thursday, 9th June. This stunning response marks a significantly successful start for the company in the KSA.
Boasting a slim, lightweight, metal construction, Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro was the hero model and the first one to get sold out. Manufactured with a high performance processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 616, fingerprint sensor, 4100mAh battery with a greater capacity, Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro looks striking with beautiful gleaming metal case and 13MP camera. SOUQ.com and Xiaomi are working together to make the next stock of this latest device available on SOUQ.com at the earliest and the customers will be notified on the website as well as on social media as soon it is available for purchase.
Xiaomi is expanding its footprint across the world and the Middle East with one of the highest smartphone penetration rates in the world is a crucial market. In line with this, Xiaomi launched its flagship Mi5 mobile phone in the KSA and its being well appreciated by the customers. Mi5 features all the latest hardware including Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. It also features a 5.15in full-HD IPS LCD display, front-facing fingerprint sensor and 3,000mAh battery with fast charging support. Optics-wise, the Mi 5 sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with phase detect autofocus, f/2.0 aperture and optical image stabilization.
Saleem Hammad, General Manager of Souq.com commented:
“ Xiaomi is one of the most influential online smartphone brand today and we bring this to our consumers in the KSA using a ‘factory to consumer’ business model. This helps us to deliver our brand promise to provide our valued customers with the best deals and exclusive products in the region. Our prediction of Xiaomi becoming a top seller on the largest e-commerce site in the Middle East has come true and in an incredible time frame. SOUQ.com has a proven track record of successfully bringing world-leading international brands to the region and we are proud to be contributing to the boom in online smartphones sales in the region. ”