In what has become a tradition with Xiaomi s flash sales, the Redmi 1S fifth sale too was over in a matter of seconds. Nearly 60,000 units of the entry-level smartphone were wiped out in 13.9 seconds. Also Read - Flipkart Big Saving Days sale begins: Pixel 4a, Realme X7, Samsung Galaxy F62, more on discount
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Xiaomi s entry-level smartphone has consistently ran out of stock in seconds leaving many potential buyers disappointed. For those who were able to reserve a phone, Flipkart has asked them to complete the payment process by 2:30PM today. The last four sales were over in 4.2 seconds, 4.5 seconds, 3.4 seconds, and 5.2 seconds respectively. With today s sale included, Xiaomi has now sold 240,000 units of the Redmi 1S in India.
The smartphone will again go on sale next week on October 14, and registrations for the sixth sale will open at 6:00PM today. Xiaomi is also offering a complimentary screen protector and a SIM card adapter with today s Redmi 1S units. The devices are expected to be shipped to the buyers within seven days.