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The 98-inch Redmi Smart TV Max is a smash hit for Xiaomi as 1,000 units are sold in just under three-and-a-half minutes

The Redmi Smart TV Max 98 has an Amlogic T972 processor. (Image source: Xiaomi)
The Redmi Smart TV Max 98 has an Amlogic T972 processor. (Image source: Xiaomi)
Xiaomi has been celebrating the fact that 1,000 units of the massive 98-inch Redmi Smart TV Max were sold in just 3 minutes and 28 seconds. It’s an incredible sales feat, especially when you consider the 19,999 yuan (US$2,825) price tag. Buyers of the Redmi Max 98 can enjoy 4K resolution picture quality and the advantages of MEMC technology.

Xiaomi frequently reports astronomical sales figures for its popular products, but this latest one is quite outstanding considering the device involved. The 98-inch Redmi Smart TV Max isn’t an easily shippable activity tracker or must-have smartphone; it’s a giant television that costs a whopping 19,999 yuan (US$2,825). Regardless of its hefty proportions and weighty price tag, Xiaomi reported sales of 1,000 units in only 3 minutes and 28 seconds.

To put that sales feat into better perspective, it means Xiaomi raked in 19,999,000 yuan (US$2.8 million) just by sales of this one product in less than four minutes. The Redmi Smart TV Max 98-inch set doesn’t seem to be a particularly populist product due to the amount of room it would take up and the considerable expenditure required to own one. But such is the weight the Xiaomi and Redmi brand names have in their domestic market that the Chinese OEM can brag about moments like this.

The Redmi Smart TV Max 98-inch set has a 4 GB + 64 GB memory configuration and is fitted with its own custom processor. 4K HDR, 85% NTSC coverage, MEMC technology that smoothes out fast-moving images, Dolby and DTS-HD panoramic audio support, 3x HDMI ports, 2x USB ports: The Redmi Max 98 has a lot to offer for its price, even at 19,999 yuan, and clearly customers in China are happily snapping up the gigantic smart television.

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1,000 sales in under four minutes. (Image source: Redmi TV)
1,000 sales in under four minutes. (Image source: Redmi TV)
98-inch set comparison. (Image source: Gearbest)
98-inch set comparison. (Image source: Gearbest)

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Daniel R Deakin, 2020-06-24 (Update: 2020-06-26)
Daniel R Deakin
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My interest in technology began after I was presented with an Atari 800XL home computer in the mid-1980s. I especially enjoy writing about technological advances, compelling rumors, and intriguing tech-related leaks. I have a degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies and count my family, reading, writing, and travel as the main passions of my life. I have been with Notebookcheck since 2012.