tech2 News StaffNov 03, 2015 14:19:58 IST
Update: The Xiaomi Re 1 flash sale saw Mi products go off the shelves within seconds. The next Re 1 flash sale is at 6PM.
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) November 3, 2015
While some customers were told they are in the queue, some others managed to bag devices at Re 1. A customer has tweeted out that he has managed to grab a Mi 5200mAh power bank at Re 1.
Xiaomi has geared up for the Indian festive season and announced Diwali with Mi that includes flash sales, discounts and prizes. The sale start today and will continue over the next three days. The Mi Band and Mi in-ear earphones will up for grabs at 10AM on all three days priced at Rs 799 and Rs 299, respectively. Both accessories flew off the shelves quickly, within minutes. So, users will now have to wait until tomorrow 10 AM to get their hands on these accessories.
Users can now look forward for the Re 1 flash sale that begins at 2 PM. The Re 1 flash sale will be held at 2PM and 6PM on all three days. To be eligible for the flash sale, users will have to share the flash sale promotion on mi.com/in via Facebook or Twitter. It will introduce the Light me up game and users playing this game stand a chance to win coupons to make purchases from the Mi store. Users who transact on the Mi store app during the sale period could get lucky to win the bumper prize – a Mi TV 2S.
The new announcement came via Xiaomi's site and social channels. In addition, Xiaomi India head Manu Jain has tweeted saying the flash sale will start at Re 1.
Earlier this year, as a special promotional offer, the first 1,000 registrants of the Mi Band had received it at Re. 1. So, we can most likely expect the band to go on sale.
The company has already started introducing festive offers such as price cuts on the Mi 4i and Moto E second generation. Users can expect a further price cut in the Mi 4i, Mi Pad, Mi 4 and Redmi 2 Prime. The company is also mentioned exciting prizes, which means we can expect a contest. However, it’s the flash sale starting at Re 1 that most users would look forward to.
Users opting for PayU will get 5 percent cashback. Read the complete rules for the Diwali sale here.