Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was made available in India via a flash sale March 9, a few days after it was unveiled. It has been through four flash sales so far but the company is yet to reveal the number of units being sold.
The device is up for registration again on Amazon with the flash sale 5 set to kick off at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday. However, there is no mention of registration for the next flash sale on Xiaomi official website till the time of filing this report.
Now, the question is, when the open sale of the handset will begin? The Chinese smartphone maker is yet to announce but it seems like the day is not far off, as it has already gone through four flash sales and the fifth one is schedule to take place next week.
The Redmi Note is available in gold, silver and dark grey colours and comes in two models -- 16GB internal storage with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage with 3GB RAM. The 16GB model is priced at Rs. 9,999 (around $137) and the 32GB variant comes with a price tag of Rs 11,999 (around $168). However, it may be mentioned that only the 16GB variant is available in India at the moment.
The device sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (403 ppi pixel density), powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor and run MIUI 7.0 based Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. It also has a 16MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture, a 5MP secondary camera with f/2.0, and a non-removable Li-Po 4,000mAh battery.