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Interestingly, this was the first flash sale that saw up to 1,00,000 Redmi 1S units going on sale, an increase of 40,000 units compared to last two flash sales which saw 60,000 being made available.
Flipkart, the exclusive online retailer of Xiaomi handsets in India, claimed that over 2,00,000 people were registered for the sixth flash sale of the Redmi 1S, which is priced at Rs. 5,999.
Considering that limited stocks of the Redmi 1S (Review | Pictures) would be available in India, the popular e-commerce giant had revealed that it would limit orders to one phone per registered email ID per sale.
Flipkart has updated its Mi page to say the next Redmi 1S sale is on October 21, and that registration will begin from Tuesday at 6pm IST. For now, the number smartphones that will be made available has not been revealed.
The last sale saw 60,000 Redmi 1S smartphones going out of stock in 13.9 seconds. The fourth flash sale saw 60,000 Redmi 1S units going out of stock in 5.2 seconds. 40,000 smartphones went out of stock in just 3.4 seconds in the third flash sale, a good second faster than the second flash sale, which saw 40,000 smartphones go 'out of stock' in 4.5 seconds, meanwhile the first flash sale saw 40,000 units going 'out of stock' in just 4.2 seconds.
Xiaomi, as part of the Flipkart Big Billion Day sale on Monday, offered 1,50,000 Redmi 1S units to consumers - the first Xiaomi sale in India not requiring registration.