Xiaomi has been one of the smartphone makers that has achieved a great number of fan-base in India in a very short span. Moreover, the company's flash sale take on selling its devices in the nation has been a great was of get the brand name publicized in a massive way.
Anyways, when the company launched its latest and affordable Redmi 1S in the India market at the price of Rs. 5,999, it unfortunately stopped the supply of Mi 3. its first best selling handset. However, the company will be bringing back in India this October and both Mi3 and Redmi 1S will start selling in the sub-continent.
One of the recent report from Reuters suggest that Xiaomi is planning to sell about 1,00,000 smartphones in India in the very Diwali season - i.e October. Reuters quote Hugo Barra, who is in-charge of Xiaomi's international operations - "For the Diwali month we're chartering planes from Hong Kong to India to bring in Mi 3 and Redmi phones because it's too much product."
As it was earlier said that Xiaomi would sell about 60,000 units of Redmi 1S in India at the season, the remaining 40,000 from the 1,00,000 units of smartphones would be Mi 3. Or the ratio could also be 80,000 units of Redmi 1S and 20,000 units of Mi 3 each week as a part of its usual flash sale model in October.
You can check out the specs of the Redmi 1S and Xiaomi Mi3 here.
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