The Chinese tech giant Xiaomi is creating a huge demand in the market for its smartphones that have been launched in India. After the consecutive flash sales of its Redmi 1S smartphone, Xiaomi announced that it has got in massive stocks of the device to cater to the needs of the consumers.
Today, Xiaomi is hosting the seventh flash sale of Redmi 1S on e-commerce giant Flipkart and the firm has announced that there will be 100,000 units of the smartphone for the buyers. However, unlike the sixth sale the Redmi 1S buyers will not be receiving the complimentary micro SIM adapter and screen protector along with the device.
According to Flipkart, the registration for today’s sales happened in the last week and over 250,000 buyers have shown interest to grab one. The sale will debut at 2:00 PM today.
Last time, in the sixth sale, Flipkart managed to sell the 100,000 units of Redmi 1S stocks in a mere 4.2 seconds. On the whole, Xiaomi has sold around 490,000 units of the entry-level smartphone in India. On Flipkart’s Big Billion Day, that is October 6, the vendor managed to sell around 150,000 units of the Redmi 1S. Previously, Xiaomi sold the stocks in 4.2 seconds, 4.5 seconds, 3.4 seconds, 5.2 seconds and 13.9 seconds respectively, thereby keeping pace with the flash sale trend.
Priced at Rs 5,999, the Xiaomi Redmi 1S smartphone is given a 4.7 inch IPS LCD display packing HD screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels and incorporates a 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset paired with 1 GB of RAM. There is 8 GB of native storage capacity that can be expanded externally by another 64 GB. The handset houses an 8 MP primary camera with LED flash, auto focus, FHD 1080p video recording and HDR shooting modes and there is a 1.6 MP front facer onboard. Other aspects include a 2,000 mAh battery and USB OTG.
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