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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 explodes in pocket of owner, suffers injury

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 allegedly exploded and burst into flames when it was kept in a pocket of a user in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.


  |  Updated On : August 16, 2017 11:52 PM
Photo credit - Sakshi Post

Photo credit - Sakshi Post

New Delhi :  

A Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 allegedly exploded and burst into flames which is one of Xiaomi's top-selling phones in India it was exploded when it was kept in a pocket of a user in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. 

The phone allegedly exploded in the owner's pocket when he was riding his bike. Images which are circulating on the internet show a burnt Redmi Note 4, as well as an injured person named Bhavana, allegedly showing the burnt marks he sustained from it. 

Xiaomi said that they had already taken note of the situation and is investigating the matter.We take such matters seriously as customer safety is of utmost importance for Xiaomi.

All of our devices go through stringent quality tests," a Xiaomi spokesperson said in an email statement, adding that the company was now in the process of procuring the damaged unit for further investigation.According to a report in Sakshi.com, a Telugu news website, Bhavana had purchased the Redmi Note 4 from Flipkart some 20 days ago. The report adds that Bhavana is also looking to take legal action against Xiaomi for selling a defective unit.

First Published: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:40 PM


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