Xiaomi Mi 3 sold out within 40 minutes at Flipkart

Xiaomi Mi 3 Sold outAs expected, Xiaomi’s Mi 3 smartphone was sold out within 40 minutes at Flipkart today. Although the company has not revealed how many units it had put on sale but as per the import data, Xiaomi seems to have imported around 10,000 (Update: 20,000) smartphones, of which some were sold yesterday as a part of the early-access sale.

E-retailer Flipkart faced various issues during this period and the website was rendered useless for many users. Others faced problems with payments and some weren’t able to even add the phone to their cart. If Flipkart would have kept its act together, the phone might have been sold out in even less time. According to Xiaomi, there were over 100,000 registrations for today’s Mi 3 sale.

To remind you, this is the first sale of Mi 3 in the country and we expect the company to import more units in the coming days. So, if you weren’t able to buy the smartphone today, don’t worry, you will get another chance very soon. Update: Xiaomi has revealed that the registered consumers, who were not able to buy Mi 3 today, will automatically be registered for the next sale. Others can register for the next sale at Flipkart now.

In related news, Xiaomi unveiled the successor to Mi 3 in the form of Mi 4 at a press event in China today.

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20 thoughts on “Xiaomi Mi 3 sold out within 40 minutes at Flipkart


    (July 24, 2014 - 2:11 pm)

    Any news on REDMi release date ??


    (July 22, 2014 - 7:26 pm)

    I heard they want to become like alibaba. haha

      View From The Top

      (July 22, 2014 - 8:08 pm)

      Too bad then, ‘cuz as of now, they’re more like the “chaalis chor” LMFAO!

    Rahul Kesarkar

    (July 22, 2014 - 6:44 pm)

    hey guys i no it was terrible and they were ill prepared for this massacre ..
    i have a lil good news for ya’ll somehow i could order two it was by mistake rather but the point is now i am having two of the same phone delivered to me tomo so if anyone requires it plz mail me by tonight o ill be canceling one order


      (July 22, 2014 - 8:59 pm)

      Hey I’m interested.. But what’s your mail ID?


        (July 22, 2014 - 9:00 pm)

        I’m from Bangalore too by the way. 🙂 Pls share your email ID with me.. Just missed out on today’s sale..

    AmAn GoEl

    (July 22, 2014 - 2:46 pm)

    Now m waiting for the review of MI3 on flipkart from mi3 customers. 😀


      (July 23, 2014 - 1:34 am)

      i bought one i will review it soon

        AmAn GoEl

        (July 23, 2014 - 12:23 pm)

        Waiting for ur review…

    Rahul Kate

    (July 22, 2014 - 1:38 pm)

    Grabbed one at first attempt…

    Rahul Sethi

    (July 22, 2014 - 1:36 pm)

    I bought yesterday no hiccups 12:00pm (Priority pass) and thanks to Flipkart first at the time of this comment its out for delivery. 😀

    Balvinder Makkar

    (July 22, 2014 - 1:29 pm)

    i tried purchasing the phone using credit card emi and after entering the mastercard secure code it showed the error.
    it happened 3 times and finally i decided to go with COD..and after few minutes i got the confirmation for both COD and CC..lol
    now they have cancelled my CC payment kept the COD one.
    next time they better be prepared.


    (July 22, 2014 - 1:11 pm)

    Exactly Agree with what you say….I had to open 3 windows and most of the time the website refused to work and showed error….had problems paying as well…but at last was able to place an order for one……


      (July 22, 2014 - 1:13 pm)

      Good to hear you finally got thru…Guess i need to try again on 29th…lol


        (July 22, 2014 - 1:16 pm)

        You could have used resources….I logged in via three windows and my juniors in office were also on the prey…Best of luck next time. I wish all of you get it…


          (July 22, 2014 - 1:19 pm)

          Thanks Dude…I will try this next time

            Rahul Kesarkar

            (July 22, 2014 - 6:48 pm)

            bro do one thing rather than 3 windows try one on ur desktop then try mobile app on phone and tab if u r lucky u can order in all the three lol


      (July 23, 2014 - 1:35 am)

      u can get it easily , the trick behind it that u need to place order via flipkart app. courtesy: my own experience .


    (July 22, 2014 - 1:11 pm)

    Damn…i tried & tried and all it says Cart Zero even when i clicked Buy now 🙁

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