Xiaomi stops selling flagship Mi 9 and Mi 9 SE

Xiaomi has decided to temporarily stop sales of the new Mi 9, Mi 9 SE and Mi 9 Explorer Edition smartphones.


Xiaomi couldn't cope with the hype for flagships.and the warehouse supplies were not enough for everyone. Company President Lin Bin attributes this to a lack of experience in internal processes and management. The manufacturer is working on its mistakes, but has not yet been able to solve the problem.

Due to the shortage of “nines”, another company was involved in their production: in addition to Foxconn, BYD is now also engaged in assembling flagships.

“We apologize for the harm causeduser experience of our customers. There are simply not enough goods. This afternoon, Xiaomi made this decision to accumulate inventory,” said Xiaomi’s head of public relations, Xu Jie Qiu.

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What now

When will sales of the Mi 9 line resume - for nowunclear. But previously, the company’s founder, Lei Jun, said that if there was a shortage of new flagships, he would personally go to the factory and assemble smartphones. It looks like the time has come, especially since he already has a new screwdriver.

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