When Hugo Barra left Google for Xiaomi in October he knew things were going to be different, but did he know Xioami would have him working in the warehouse packing orders?!
To get a taster of the hectic life of a Xiaomi warehouse employees life, Hugo Barra was invited to take part in the action and help pack and ship Xiaomi phones to their new owners during yesterdays Xiaomi Singles Day sales. Barra took to the warehouse floor in a Xiaomi hoodie and showed off his packing skills to help ship 1 of 380,000 phone sold in the day long sale.
In total Xiaomi managed to rake in $90 million yesterday after selling a combination of flagship Xiaomi Mi3 phones, mid range Xiaomi Mi2S, entry-level Hongmi and Xiaomi’s Android set top box.