Xiaomi has revealed plans for the final Mi 3 sale in the Indian market. As per an update from the company on social media, it will be offering the phone for the last time in the country on October 6, however it is not a normal sale.
It seems the company is only planning to offer the phone to the consumers, who have registered to buy the phone five or more times but always found themselves staring at the out of stock message. E-retailer Flipkart will automatically be adding the phone in the carts of such consumers on October 6, following which they will be able to complete the purchase.
If you one of these unlucky consumers, login to Flipkart.com on October 6 to see whether there is a Mi 3 waiting for you there.
To remind you, Xiaomi started selling Mi 3 in the country in July this year and suspended the sale of the phone after six flash sales in late-August. The company has sold around 1 lakh units of the phone in the country till now.
Xiaomi Mi 3 runs on Android 4.4 with Xiaomi’s MIUI atop. Among other features, Mi 3 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 5-inch FHD display, 13MP rear camera and 3050 mAH battery.
Update: Xiaomi has revealed more details about the October 6 Mi 3 sale. According to the company, 25000 units of the phone will be put on sale on the day. The consumers, who will be directly getting the phone on October 6 in their Flipkart cart will be notified on October 5 and if they fail to complete the purchase in the given time-frame, next batch on consumers will automatically get the phone in their carts and will be notified by Flipkart.
Update: Here is the Flipkart email that is reaching the lucky consumers, who will directly get Xiaomi Mi 3 in their cart tomorrow.