Browse the top news and social media updates about Flipkart in this news digest
Xiaomi’s new Mi TV 4 sold out in under 10 seconds – Flipkart beats Amazon, again – the latest exclusives – Flipkart’s Mastercard Digital Enablement Services & more.
Smartphone sales: Flipkart beats Amazon
Flipkart’s increases its dominance in online smartphone sales
Flipkart grew its market share of online smartphone shipments to 51% in 2017, from 44% the year before, while Amazon's increased marginally to 33% in 2017 from 31%.
Business News: E-commerce major Flipkart has increased its dominance in the competitive online smartphone market over Amazon for 2017, according to the latest report.
— IBTimes India (@ibtimes_india) February 27, 2018
Flipkart beats Amazon in the online smartphone shipments race. The boost comes on the back of a strong push from China's Xiaomi.
— GoNews (@GoNews24x7) February 27, 2018
Flipkart rolls out Mastercard Digital Enablement Services
Flipkart is the first in Asia Pacific to offer MDES for merchants
At Mobile World Congress today, Mastercard announced that Flipkart will be the first merchant in the Asia Pacific region to launch ‘Mastercard Digital Enablement Services (MDES) for Merchants’.
— PYMNTS (@pymnts) February 27, 2018
— Finextra (@Finextra) February 27, 2018
With the launch of MDES for its merchants, @Flipkart will soon allow its customers to replace Mastercard credit, debit & prepaid card PAN numbers and transact with secure digital tokens. #MWC18 #MWLIVE https://t.co/oTlcbYTBMf pic.twitter.com/sBsWTZMzvs
— MastercardEU (@MastercardEU) February 27, 2018
With the launch of MDES for its merchants, @Flipkart will soon allow its customers to replace Mastercard credit, debit & prepaid card PAN numbers and transact with secure digital tokens. https://t.co/tMj64Y6nPH
— Mastercard News (@MastercardNews) February 27, 2018
Xiaomi Mi TV 4 sold out in under 10 seconds during flash sale
The next flash sale is scheduled for March 6
The newly-launched Xiaomi Mi TV 4 went on sale today at 12pm but was out of stock within seconds. The TV, sold at killer price of Rs 39,999, will be on sale again on March 6 at 12pm.
— Express Technology (@expresstechie) February 22, 2018
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ to hit the markets sooner than expected
India could be among the first wave of countries to get the flagship phones
South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung is all set to launch its next generation flagship smartphones Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ at MWC 2018, in Barcelona, Spain.
— Gadgets To Use (@gadgetstouse) February 22, 2018
— Times of India (@timesofindia) February 22, 2018
— GizmoChina (@GizmoChina) February 23, 2018
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro sale begins
Know more about the latest Flipkart exclusives
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro sale begins in a few minutes. Here's everything you should know https://t.co/RuV1aIGmSY
— Financial Express (@FinancialXpress) February 22, 2018