POCO sells more than 1 million smartphones during Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale

Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale ended yesterday spanning for six days from October 16th – October 21st. Now Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO announced in a press release that it sold more than 1 million smartphones during the sale period. POCO emerged as an independent brand after splitting from Xiaomi earlier this year. 

Also Read: POCO C3 review: a VFM entry-level phone with clean software

POCO launched as many as five smartphones this year including POCO X2, POCO M2 Pro, POCO M2, POCO X3 and POCO C3. These are exclusively available on Flipkart. 

POCO sells 1 million smartphones during Flipkart’s Big Billion Days Sale

POCO says that it has received a massive response during Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale

During the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale, POCO smartphones had received a discounted price of up to Rs 1,000. Notably, the price of POCO X3 (review) was down by Rs 1,750. Additionally, there was also 10 percent instant cashback on SBI cards that made the devices cheaper. Now, the smartphones are back to their original prices. 

Commenting on the achievement, POCO India Country Director, Anuj Sharma said “To be able to get so much love and acceptance from our fans is overwhelming. The consumer response not only reaffirms our belief that they associate POCO with high performance but also is an attestation of our “everything you need, nothing you don’t” core philosophy. The trust that our consumers and fans have shown has helped make our devices some of the highest best-selling ones on Flipkart, in their respective categories. We hope to continue delighting our customers by bringing in the best in class product at affordable prices.”

POCO C3 specifications and features

Earlier this month, POCO’s recently launched POCO C3 was available at an introductory price tag of Rs 7,499 for the base variant during the sale. The 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB variants will now retail at Rs 7,999 and Rs 8,999 respectively. The smartphone features a 6.53-inch HD+ display with a waterdrop notch.

It is powered by an Helio G35 SoC and runs on a 5,000mAh battery unit. The device ships with MIUI 12 based Android 10. The POCO C3 comes with a dual rear camera setup of 13MP and 2MP sensors and a 5MP snapper on the front for selfies.

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