New Packaging Box for Xiaomi MI-2 Phone Can Withstand 180kg of Weight
According to Chinese media report, Xiaomi second-gen smartphone will be officially announced on August 16, which is the one anniversary date of MI-one, the first-gen model which sold more than 3 million unit in China. The announcement event will be held in Beijing and it will be open to the public with admission tickets of 200 yuan (US$30) per head. Fans will be able to participate the launching party. The latest rumors reports that the new Xiaomi phone will be China’s first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean phone with quad-core CPU, it may cost only 2499 yuan (US$391) for stand alone device. Meanwhile, the company has teased us some info on the packaging box, it’s eco-friendly, and it’s tough like hell which withstand the weight of 2 adults. The reason for this it sets for a much safer delivery.
After the success of the first Xiaomi phone, the follow-up is certainly long-awaited. It’s no doubt to say the announcemnt will indeed, to China, like a new iPhone launch event. During last year announcement, Lei Jun, the founder of Xiaomi campany, had imitated Steve Jobs on the stage. Last week, Xiaomi claimed that it raked in nearly $1 billion in sales revenue from its sole smartphone model. Lei said they expect to sell 5 million of the phones by the year’s end. Xiaomi has already attracted considerable attentions in China’s phone industry. Meawhile, Xiaomi was just going for some marketing hype with its new packaging box, and not to forget about the red-hot radio-control car …
SOURCE:SINA Tech, bbs.xiaomi.cn (Chinese content)