China mobile burst into flames in Andhra man’s pocket

china-mobile-burstThe China made Redmi Note 4, one of Xiaomi’s top-selling phones in India allegedly burst into flames in the pocket of the user causing injuries.

A man, named Surya Kiran from the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh., was injured after the phone allegedly exploded in his pocket while he was riding his bike. He had purchased the Redmi Note 4 from Flipkart some 20 days ago.The incident took place on August 13.

“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.