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Xiaomi is bestselling phone brand at Lazada PH’s 11.11 sale

In Business, Phones by Alora Uy Guerrero1 Comment

The craziness that is the 11.11 online shopping festival is finally over. Is your bank account still alive? Apparently, many of you have taken advantage of yesterday’s sale. Shopee Philippines has announced that it sold 1,205,310 items. Even better, rival ecommerce platform Lazada Philippines has released the bestsellers in every category.

According to Lazada, Xiaomi was the runaway winner in the mobile-phone group by 12 p.m. on November 11. In fact, its Redmi S2 and Pocophone F1 handsets landed second and third in the overall category. Pampers Baby Dry XL Diaper Pants snagged the top spot.

Top 3 bestsellers at Lazada 11.11 sale on Revu Philippines

Overall bestsellers within the first 12 hours of Lazada Philippines’ 11.11 sale

We weren’t able to monitor the discounted price of the P7,990 (around $150) Xiaomi Redmi S2 from 12:01 a.m. to 2 a.m., when the really great deals were on offer. But we know that the Pocophone model with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage, priced at P17,990 ($339), was only P15,990 ($301) at the time. At the start of the sale, the counter showed that there were almost 600 units sold. Unfortunately, we were not able to check it again at 2 a.m.

SEE ALSO: Xiaomi Pocophone F1 review: Insanely fast, insanely priced

Lazada has also disclosed the top five phone brands within the first two hours of the 11.11 sale. The image below shows that Xiaomi, Huawei, Samsung, Apple, and Honor were the hottest-selling of them all. Admittedly, we were surprised by Apple’s performance in the country given the prices of its devices. Then again, do take note that the list is representative of the one for the world’s top five biggest smartphone companies.

Top 5 smartphone brands at Lazada 11.11 sale on Revu Philippines

Bestselling smartphone brands within the first two hours of Lazada Philippines’ 11.11 sale

We asked our contact at the ecommerce site if they are working on a list for the whole 24 hours of their biggest one-day sale. We likewise inquired how the sales this year were compared with last year’s, though in an earlier statement to the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Lazada had said they were expecting sales to double. We’ll update this article as soon as we get a reply.

Tweet of the Philippine Daily Inquirer‘s Daxim Lucas

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 22 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.