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Xiaomi Smartphone Pre-Orders Reach 100K in First Hour

The Beijing News, 9/06/11

Beijing-based Android software developer and handset maker Xiaomi received more than 10,000 orders in the first minute and 100,000 orders in the first hour that pre-orders were open for the Xiaomi smartphone yesterday. Xiaomi stated that customers who place their orders now will receive their handsets in October or November.

A Xiaomi employee said that since the Xiaomi smartphone was first announced, the number of registered users on the Xiaomi forums has grown from 500,000 to around 2.6 mln.

Editor's Note: For more background on this topic, please see "Xiaomi Begins Accepting Smartphone Pre-Orders" MD 9/03/11 issue.

Keywords: handset smartphone wireless Android registered users Xiaomi mobile OS

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