In China, Xiaomi released the Mi Mix 4. It’s the first Xiaomi phone to feature an in-display camera. The Mi Pad 5 series was also unveiled, which features a dual-camera setup, large battery packs, and a large 11-inch LCD. Xiaomi also announced that all Mi 1 pre-order customers will receive a refund at the event. The gesture is Xiaomi’s way of repaying customers who have shown faith and trust in the company. The Chinese smartphone behemoth recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Mi 1.
As the company celebrates its tenth anniversary, Xiaomi Mi 1 customers will receive a full refund
All Mi M1 pre-order customers will receive a refund, according to Xiaomi. The news was announced at the Mi Mix 4 launch event. Xiaomi debuted the Mi 1 in 2011 and has since released some phones in the Mi series as its flagship offering. The Mi 11 series, which includes the top-of-the-line Mi 11 Ultra, is the company’s most recent offering.
Xiaomi has expanded into several markets outside of China over the years. It is the most popular smartphone brand in India and a few other countries. In June 2021, it surpassed Samsung and Apple to become the world’s leading smartphone manufacturers.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary, Xiaomi will refund all Mi 1 pre-order customers. Users must have their Mi ID credentials, which they obtained from Xiaomi’s Mi.com online store when purchasing the Mi 1. Xiaomi is said to have spent around USD 57 million on the gesture.
Early users are like angels to a company/brand. @Xiaomi just announced that all consumers who pre-ordered Xiaomi first product M1 (10 years ago) will get full money back as gratitude for their early trust and support. It cost Xiaomi USD 57 million, but well worth it!— Hanson Hu (胡海川) (@hanson_hhc) August 10, 2021
The Mi1 had a 4-inch display when it was first released. At the top and bottom, thick bezels encircled the LCD. Capacitive touch keys were included for navigation and multitasking. On the back of the phone, there was a single 8MP camera sensor. The phone was powered by a Qualcomm MSM8260 dual-core SoC. It had 1GB of RAM and a battery capacity of 1,930 mAh. There was also a 2MP front camera on the phone. It was first released in China for CNY 1,999 at the time (roughly Rs 23,000). The device received more than 300,000 pre-orders in the first 34 hours, according to the product’s Wikipedia page.