Xiaomi has announced that the second flash sale of the Redmi Note phablet will see 75,000 units going on sale on Tuesday. The flash sale on Tuesday will kick off at 2pm IST on Flipkart for registered users.
The firm in a tweet on Monday announced the number of Xiaomi Redmi Note units going on sale via Flipkart on Tuesday.
The first flash sale on December 2 saw 50,000 Redmi Note units going on sale. The sale was successful in the manner the Mi 3 and Redmi 1S flash sales have been in the past. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer announced that 50,000 units of the Redmi Note (Review | Pictures) were up for out of stock in just 6 seconds on Flipkart.
It’s worth pointing out that Flipkart’s procedure requires people to just add the handset to their cart for it to be classified as ‘sold out’, and people are given additional time to complete their purchase.
Priced at Rs. 8,999, the Redmi Note features dual-SIM support with dual standby, and runs Android 4.2.2 with Xiaomi’s MIUI v5 skin on top. Powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MTK6592 SoC, it is coupled with a Mali-450MP4 GPU and 2GB of RAM.
The Redmi Note bears a 5.5-inch 720×1280-pixel IPS LCD screen and features a 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash, as well as a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with 8GB of built-in storage with expansion via microSD card (up to 32GB).
Connectivity options on the Redmi Note include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot functionality, Bluetooth 4.0, a Micro-USB port with OTG support, and A-GPS. It is powered by a 3100mAh battery.
Notably, what is arguably the cheapest 4G LTE smartphone in India, the Redmi Note 4G, will launch in India in the second half of December at Rs. 9,999 via flash sales and Airtel stores.Design (by gadgets.ndtv)