As expected, the Xiaomi Mi 3 went on sale at 2PM on Flipkart. But in exactly five seconds of being available, the e-commerce site ran out of stock. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021Also Read - Another Xiaomi folding phone set to launch after October with Mi MIX Fold specs
After last week’s ‘virtual stampede’ that brought down the website, Flipkart introduced a more streamlined method to buy the phone. But what it didn’t expect was how soon it would run out of stock. In what is turning out to be a frustrating time for buyers, the Xiaomi Mi 3 was out of stock in less than a minute. Also Read - Best smartphones for photography under Rs 20,000 to gift for Father's Day
Last week’s sale generated a lot of negative comments from users who were unable to get their hands on the device, and seems like it is no different this time around either.
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503. Service Unavailable. Just another day at Flipkart.
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