The Xiaomi Redmi 1S will go on sale for the fourth time next week on Flipkart, and today the company has announced that there will be 60,000 units up for grabs. This is 20,000 more than what the company had made available in each of the first three sales. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 could launch as a high-end phone with tons of exciting features
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In each of the first three sales, Xiaomi had made 40,000 units available, selling a total of 120,000 units of the entry-level smartphone. While the company has stuck to its promise of making more smartphones available, there is still a huge disparity between the number of registered users and smartphone units. The three sales have gotten over in 4.2 seconds, 4.5 seconds and 3.4 seconds respectively. While the company is making more smartphones available next week, the sale will again get over in seconds with more than 200,000 users already registered for the fourth sale.
To recap on the specifications, the Redmi 1S features a 4.7-inch 720p display, and is powered by a 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. Also featured are 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.6-megapixel front-facing camera, 8GB internal storage, microSD card slot, and a 2,000mAh battery. On the software front, the smartphone runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean wrapped under Xiaomi s MIUI.
With every handset, Xiaomi is also offering a complimentary screen protector and micro SIM card adapter. Earlier this week, Xiaomi s official accessories for the Redmi 1S too went on sale on Flipkart that include back covers and screen protectors.
Registrations for the fourth sale have already begun, and the window will be open till Monday night. If you haven t already, you can register for the Xiaomi Redmi 1S here.