While Flash Sales have provided smaller smartphone makers a platform to keep costs low and sell huge number of devices in a bulk, the common-man often faces difficulty grabbing the device they desire to buy.
Due to the intricacies of a flash sale and random hoarding of devices by buyers across India and thereafter selling the products in black, the average buyer like you have preferred buying offline at least till now. However, devices like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and the LeEco Le 1S come at rather tempting deals and it is quite difficult to avoid. So just in case you were planning to try your luck again at the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 flash sale, here is a list 5 tricks that may help you sail through.
Keep your account Sign-In from before hand
As you must be aware the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 will be available on Amazon.in via flash sales. So you are recommended to sign-in to your Amazon account a few hours before the sale. Often than not the very simple processing of signing into your account may a handful of minutes just before the sale due to immense load on data servers.
Head to the Flash Sale Page half an hour before the stipulated time
After having signed onto your Amazon account, head over to the flash sale page of the Redmi Note 3 about half an hour before launch. This will help you bypass the rush of traffic just 5 mins before stipulated sale time. This method is of use for people thriving on slow data plans.
Keep refreshing the page during the last 30 secs
Often than not the timer display on the flash sale page is showing an incorrect measurement of time left before the beginning of the sale. This is occurs due to a difference in latency and network speeds between that of your PC and the Amazon server. So negate this small yet vital time gap, keep refreshing the page on 60 secs are left.
Don't keep it on your Cart for infinity
Some of the buyers are into this fall notion that once you have successfully picked up a device in a flash sale, it will remain in your cart until you remove it. Well, if you are among them then beware! Amazon allows users maximum of 15 minutes to finalize and order, after which it automatically removes the product from your cart.
Update your default Shipping address before hand
It is always advisable to add your default shipping address to your Amazon account before you get on with the flash sale. This will help you save sometime while ordering the product one you have placed it onto your cart.