Like clockwork, Xiaomi was at it again on Tuesday as it sold 90,000 handsets via online retailer Flipkart. It sold both the Redmi 1S smartphone and the Redmi Note 4G phablet.
The company sold 30,000 units of the Redmi 1S, which was sold out in 5 seconds. The company also sold 60,000 units of the Redmi Note 4G smartphone.
"Today's sale of Redmi 1S: went out of stock within 5 seconds. Thank you Mi fans for your love and support :) @MiIndiaOfficial," tweeted Manu Kumar Jain, head of Xiaomi India.
The Redmi 1S is Xiaomi's entry-level product, which is sold for Rs.5,999. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor and has a 4.7-inch LCD display with a 720p resolution. It also has 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, and dual-SIM facilities. On the back, there's a 8-megapixel camera, while on the front there's a 1.6-megapixel camera. It runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean topped up with MiUI.
The Redmi Note 4G is Xiaomi's phablet and only 4G enabled product. It has a 5.5-inch screen with a 720p resolution and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. It has 2GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, a microSD card slot and a massive 3,200mAh battery. It sports a 13-megapixel camera on the back and a 5-megapixel camera on the front. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat customized with MiUI. The Redmi Note 4G costs Rs.9,999 in India.
On January 28, the company will also launch its flagship phone the Mi 4 in India. Earlier in the month, the Chinese company announced the Mi Note and Mi Note Pro phablets.