Recently, both the Chinese smartphone companies Xiaomi and Realme got into a tug of war on Twitter after Xioami’s copycat statement passed on Realme. Xiaomi India chief Manu Kumar Jain on Tuesday trolled its rival Realme by calling it a copycat brand and also shared a comic video. This is not the first time that both the companies clashed and got into an argument.
Earlier this month Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi India CEO again started an argument by calling its Rival company Realme a copycat brand. He tweet reads, “Funny! A copy-cat brand mocks us. Later this brand brings ads & some ppl start blaming us. Most brands push ads but only Xiaomi is bashed. Because we’ve been transparent about our business model. If any journalist wants to understand our internet business, I’m happy to talk!”
Further adding fuel to this Head of Online Partner Sales at Xiaomi India shared a video via its Twitter account humiliating Realme. The tweet reads, “One of our fans sent this hilarious video about the #CopyCat brand. Fans sab jaante hain. I would say this to our friends – “Copying can only take you this far!”#नकल छोड़ो! थोड़ी अपनी #अकल लगाओ!”
One of our fans sent this hilarious video about the #CopyCat brand. Fans sab jaante hain. 🤪
— C Manmohan (@cmanmohan) January 20, 2020
The shared video is from an episode from Mr. Bean which depicting Mr. Bean as Realme, which is trying to copy the answer from his classmate during an examination. The video illustrated that Realme tried to copy all the features as well as the marketing strategies of Xiaomi.
To this took to Twitter today and tweeted, “A real innovative brand and market leader won’t behave like that. Basic dignity and ethics should be maintained no matter how insecure you are of your competitor’s growth. We will focus on making #realme the best in 2020. Rest is their choice, we don’t bother.”
Like we said earlier, this is not the first time Realme was being mocked. Last year in May Xiaomi took a jab on its rival when he lashed out at Realme 3 Pro which is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor. To this Mr Jain tweeted that Xiaomi Note 7 pro comes with at that time’s latest Snapdragon 675 chipset and the realme’s phone has an older one. To this Sheth reacted to the tweet by calling the company “insecure” and “Someone is afraid”
Madhav Sheth told IANS: “It does not suit brands to lower their corporate ethics and get into mud-slinging on social media as it only harms the overall industry sentiments. We are here to provide our users best of the experiences and Realme would rather focus on that,”
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