- Donovan Sung was associated with Xiaomi from last five years
- He had tweeted about his last working month with Xiaomi on 19 July 2019, two days after Redmi K20 Pro Launch
Xiaomi’s global spokesperson and director of product management Donovan Sung has called it quits with Mi. It is rumored that he will be joining the Google India team later this year.
Donovan Sung tweeted, “It’s my last month at Xiaomi. 5 years, 80+ countries, 260M+ Mi Fans worldwide. My first time living outside the US in a foreign country. India’s number Smartphone brand. Absolutely incredible team. Loved every minute.”
It’s my last month at #Xiaomi. 5 years, 80+ countries, 260M+ Mi Fans worldwide. My first time living outside the US in a foreign country. India's #1SmartphoneBrand. Absolutely incredible team. Loved every minute.
— Donovan Sung (@donovansung) July 19, 2019
Announced two days after Xiaomi K20 Pro Launched
Interestingly, Sung announced about his retirement two days after Xiaomi launched its K20 Pro and K20 smartphones in India. priced above Rs 20,000, both these smartphones have generated mixed reactions from consumers in India. While some have expressed that Xiaomi may have priced these over the board, others have justified the price tag.
A Twitter use who goes by the name Walter Rodrgues tweeted, “Overpriced. Camera not upto mark as compared with lower price handsets..Still Ads pop up. Please don’t disappoint us with your next Mi A3 at least give 712 chipset and a better display with a good price range.. U can compromise with in display fingerprint as its very slow.”
Camera not upto mark as compared with lower price handsets..
Still Ads pop up..
Please don't disappoint us with your next Mi A3 atlist give 712 chipset and a better display with a good price range.. U can compromise with in display fingerprint as its very slow..
— Walter Rodrigues (@Walt5r) July 20, 2019
Xiaomi’s offline sales head has joined Realme
It is also to be noted here that Xiaomi India’s offline sales head Deepak Nakra has joined Realme India team this month. Realme is one of Xiaomi’s competiting brands in India.
t is also to be noted here that both Xiaomi and Realme have had almost similar stories in India. Both the brands started as online heavy before venturing into the offline sales channel. However, Realme has done it faster than Xiaomi and Realme is a younger smartphone brand than Xiaomi in India.
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