E-commerce portal Flipkart went out of stock withing first 30 minutes of listing Xiaomi’s Mi 3 smartphone for sale after online shoppers logged on the site to check the latest device.
Known as the ‘Apple’ of China, Xiaomi has entered the Indian market with an exclusive sales tie-up with Flipkart for Mi 3. The Chinese handset maker has priced Mi 3 at Rs 13,999.
Flipkart said it received about 1,00,000 registrations for the Mi3 between July 15 and July 21.
Declining to comment on the number of units sold, a Flipkart spokesperson said: "We sold out within the first 30 minutes. We will be getting the phone back in stock next week."