Xiaomi's Redmi Note smartphone has been sold out in 6 seconds. Its global VP Hugo Barra took to Twitter to announce that its latest product in India was sold out on e-commerce portal, Flipkart. The company had offered 50,000 devices on sale costing Rs.8,999.
"Mi India: Redmi Note out of stock in 6 secs today! @Flipkart @MiIndiaOfficial ," tweeted Barra, who previously worked in Google before joining the Chinese company.
The phone features a large 5.5-inch 720P screen, an MediaTek octa-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz, 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory. The phone's memory can be expanded using a microSD card, and it also has dual-SIM support compatible with both GSM and WCDMA networks.
The phone has a 3,200mAh battery and has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. It runs on a older version of Android - 4.2 Jelly Bean. Other features of the phone include Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
Xiaomi is also preparing another model of the Redmi Note which will be powered by a quad-core Qualcomm processor and will support LTE networks in the country. That model will cost slightly more at Rs.9,999.