In an interesting move Xiaomi has announced that 1,50,000 Redmi 1S handsets will be available from Flipkart on October 6. Buyers need not register for purchase to get hold of the device.
This is a welcome move from the company, as there are many people those who have tried many times and failed to buy the device. This had led to the increase in demand for the device, following which many people were found to be gaming the system. Xiaomi officials in recent statement had acknowledged this.
The price of the device remains Rs. 5,999. The specifications are listed below.
Xiaomi Redmi 1S
- 4.7 inch IPS HD display (1280 x 720p)
- Corning Gorilla Glass 2
- 1.6 GHz quad core CPU
- Adreno 305 GPU
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8228
- 1 GB of RAM
- 8 GB internal memory
- MicroSD cards up to 64 GB
- 2000 mAh battery
- 8 MP rear camera, f/2.2 aperture, led flash
- 1.6 MP front camera
In a related news, Xiaomi Mi3 is also becoming available for the last time on October 6. Those who had registered and failed to buy the device in all five of the previous flash sales will get the device added to their shopping carts automatically. They can then complete the checkout and purchase the device.