The coronavirus outbreak is causing more and more trouble with every next day. Today, Manu Kumar Jain, the Managing Director of Xiaomi India revealed the company is canceling its Redmi launch event that was scheduled for March 12. Instead, it will host an online-only launch that will be truly Note-worthy.
This is keeping in mind safety of fans, media friends, employees & partners. I urge you all to stay safe. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/SOdDZtSkmo
Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) March 3, 2020
There will be a stream available on the company social media handles and at the mi.com website. Despite planning this event for months, Jain revealed the decision is to reduce exposure risk of Covid-19 to Mi fans, media representatives and Xiaomi employees. There will be future updates regarding any other events about incoming phones.
Redmi might be Worlds First company to cancel its event in India due to coronavirus, but we contacted their competitor Realme regarding the March 5 launch of Realme 6 lineup. There isnt anything official to report yet, but company representatives told us plenty of journalists canceled their trip to the event.