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Xiaomi Selling Over 43 Mi TVs per Minute During Festive Sale on Flipkart, Amazon

In terms of smart TV shipments, Xiaomi ranked first in India for five consecutive quarters as of the second quarter this year

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The highest demand among people was for of smartphones, followed by Mi ecosystem devices, accessories and Mi TVs. Wikimedia Commons

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Thursday said it has sold over 250,000 Mi TVs in the first few days of festive sale on mi.com, Flipkart’s ‘Big Billion Days’ sale and Amazon India’s ‘Great Indian Shopping Festival’ which translates into more than 43 Mi TVs per minute.

“In September this year, we announced a three-million milestone where the additional million took us only four months. We hope these Mi TVs usher in the festive cheer for everyone,” Eshwar Nilakanta, Category Lead-MiTV, Xiaomi India, said in a statement.

According to the company, top two out of five best-selling Smart TVs were Mi TVs on Amazon India while Mi TV 4C PRO (32-inch) and Mi TV 4A PRO 43 are the number 1 and number 2 models on the e-commerce platform.

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Xiaomi also refreshes ‘Mi TV’ series in India. (Wikimedia Commons)

Mi TV is the highest-selling TV on both Amazon and Flipkart while the top TV in terms of value on Flipkart.

“We hit our first million in India within eight months of origin and two million in another five months,” Nilakanta added.

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In terms of smart TV shipments, Xiaomi ranked first in India for five consecutive quarters as of the second quarter this year. (IANS)

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Now Enjoy New Multilingual Mode on Amazon Alexa

In Hindi, a user could enjoy asking Alexa for diverse content such as jokes, shayari, games, Kabir ke dohe, Panchatantra stories, Bollywood dialogues, more than 500 Alexa skills and even spellings of words

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Amazon Alexa. (Representational image). Flickr

Amazon on Wednesday announced that now its customers will be able to switch between English and Hindi when talking to Alexa without changing the language setting from Hindi to English and the other way around every time.

This multilingual mode could be useful in Indian households where users speak both Hindi and English interchangeably. It would be available from October 9 , the company said in a statement.

For example, if a customer asks about the festival of Diwali in Hindi, Alexa will reply in Hindi, e.g. “Alexa, Diwali ke liye kitne din bache hai?” and when they ask for information in English, Alexa will understand and respond in English e.g. “Alexa, why is Diwali celebrated”.

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One could ask Alexa to answer questions, play music, read the news, set timers and alarms, check the calendar, provide sports scores, control lights at home, use over 30,000 English skills and much more.

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In Hindi, a user could enjoy asking Alexa for diverse content such as jokes, shayari, games, Kabir ke dohe, Panchatantra stories, Bollywood dialogues, more than 500 Alexa skills and even spellings of words. (IANS)