Update: Xiaomi has updated that stock lasted for 2 Seconds

It was the third sales day for Xiaomi Mi3 and the stock crisis persists. Xiaomi was all set to retail 15,000 Mi3 units on Flipkart and if you were expecting the extra 5,000 units to hold the line additional time, you were wrong as the phone went out of stock in just 1 Second!

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That’s really disappointing for several Mi fans who logged in several hours before, all prepped up to battle the odds, but were unsuccessful yet again. As always, fuming outraged fans have taken to Social Media to express their rage.

Judging by the demand, it’s not very likely that buying a Xiaomi Mi3 will be a feasible option for many more months. Flipkart stated that it made more than 1,50,000 registrations which is less than 2,50,000 registrations on last sales day. Xiaomi has definitely hurt sentiments of Indian buyers willing to pay, but we are not sure if that shall be enough to shadow the “great value for money” aspect of Xiaomi Mi3. Meanwhile Xiaomi has become the Fifth largest smartphone vendor in entire world and that’s no mean feat.

The company follows a policy of selling devices at cost and their margin increases as the price of components decrease. This also means that they can’t manufacture in bulk for everyone and have to maintain a high demand through out the launch cycle.

Just in case you are new to Xiaomi Saga, the well known Xiaomi Mi3 brings 2.3 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 800 beast to a very affordable price range. The chipset includes Adreno 330 GPU, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage to give you great user experience. Storage is however not expandable. The display is 5 Inches in size with full HD resolution powered by a 3050 mAh battery. Head on to Xiaomi Mi3 full review for more

Key Specs

Model Xiaomi Mi3
Display 5 Inch, Full HD
Processor 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB
OS Android 4.4 Kitkat with MIUI ROM
Camera 13 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 3050 mAh
Price 13,999 INR
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11 COMMENTS


  1. public to bevkoof bna rahe ha ye log …there is something wrong ,either with flipkart or xiaomi..i had also tried for mi3 today but in 2 seconds stock was out…XIAOMI please go & get prepare once again.. if you want to sell in india … we indians are 130 crores and you are coming up with a bunch of handsets..as we indian had warmly welcomed you ,you people are not paying that worth to us… i dont know how many of you guys got the mi 3 handset in tdy ‘s sale but at my end we 4 friends were trying but nobody got it..we need to find out some other alternative..come on motorola you started the revolution of BEST phones in reasonable (Moto G )price. …thanx xiaomi


  2. how to check the ram usage in mi3 its will be only 600 mb free yesterday only i got my mobile and only installed what’s up. I doubt it has 2 gb ram or not.

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