Xiaomi launched its first Redmi phone in August 2013, and the manufacturer has sold 110 million handsets globally in just under three years. Global VP Hugo Barra shared the details via a tweet, stating that a majority of Redmi users are aged between 22 to 29 years.

Barra did not offer region-wise breakdown of sales, but did mention during the launch of the Mi Max in India that the Redmi Note 3 sold over 1 million units in the country in just six months. After China, India is the manufacturer's biggest market, with the comany expanding its distribution network in the country to include offline stores.