If you thought that Xiaomi might have problems shifting their high-end and high-priced Xiaomi Mi Note then think again as the first rounds of sales has sold out in just 3 minutes.
Earlier today eager Xiaomi fans sat at their computers waiting to pre-order the latest Xiaomi flagship. At $370, the Mi Note costs slightly more than the base model Mi4, and many commenters believed Xiaomi might struggle to shift a comparatively expensive device.
However after only 3 minutes online Xiaomi closed the pre-order system claiming a staggering 220 million reservations for the phone had been made.
Although plenty of those reservation will have been made by Xiaomi fans a great deal of them are likely to have been made by resellers hoping to get stock of the 5.7-inch Mi Note for international sale.
The Xiaomi Mi Note boasts a Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB RAM and 13 mega-pixel camera with OIS. A more expensive Pro version will also be offered with 2K display and Snapdragon 810 at a later time.