Xiaomi RedMi smartphone is another name for Xiaomi HongMi smartphone, and the RedMi has already officially release in Singapore.
For the first batch of sales, the Xiaomi RedMi smartphone has sold for only 8 minutes in Singapore. The Xiaomi Singapore team issued the following statement after the sale:
Dear Mi fans, we’re sold out for #Redmi – in just eight minutes! As this is the first time we’re selling in Singapore, we wanted to learn more about the market behaviour, sales reaction, and optimise our business processes (e-commerce, logistics, customer support). We understand that many of you are eager to purchase a Redmi still, so we are working hard to bring in more products for you. We’ll announce our next round of sales shortly. For those who have successfully placed an order, we are working hard to fulfill your orders and you will be getting your #Redmi soon.
Unfortunately, the Xiaomi did not given the statement about how many units for the first batch, while in Taiwan the 10 thousand unit of Xiaomi smarpthone has been sold for only ten minutes.