Over 1 million units of Xiaomi Redmi 3 S sold in India in less than 4 months, confirms Flipkart

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Xiaomi phones are not only affordable but have great features making them one of the most popular phones. It is quite evident because recently Flipkart confirmed that it managed to sell over millions of unit of Xiaomi Redmi 3 S and 3 S Prime in less than 4 months in India. The phone was launched in August 2016 and was available for sale only via official online Xiaomi Site or Flipkart. Flipkart in a tweet congratulated Mi India for such success of the phone.

Feature Highlights of the phone

• Redmi 3S runs on the powerful 1.1 GHz & 1.4 GHz clocked Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Processor along with Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.

• It sports a HD display screen of size 5 inch and boast of 720 x 1280 pixels screen resolution for better clarity. The phone has IPS display and is based on MIUI 7.5 interface.

• The phone boasts of 2GB RAM internal storage along with an inbuilt memory of 16GB ROM which can be expanded by up to 128GB in microSD card. The Redmi 3 S Prime has a memory of 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM memory expandable up to 128GB in microSD.

• Redmi 3S has a rear camera of 13 megapixel accompanied by PDAF, HDR Mode, LED flash, f/2.0 aperture. The front camera of 5 megapixel is also feature rich allowing 1080p video recording.


Success sale of the phone

The Xiaomi phone has great connectivity features as well which includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi connectivity, support for GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth for data transfer and is compatible with MicroUSB. It is a budget phone backed with 4100mAh battery back up and flaunts of a solid metal body. The Redmi 3S was first launched in China in June, 2016 and launched in India on August, 2016 at Rs 6,999. The Redmi 3S prime was launched at Rs 8,999 sporting fingerprint sensor. In just four months the company has managed to sell millions of units and is a big achievement. The driving force of the sale is its affordable price.


The phone sports dual SIM support with Micro and Nano SIM slot and is light in weight. The Diwali sale by Flipkart was a major booster for the sale that managed to sale almost half a million of units of the phone in just three days from 1st to 3rd October. With millions of unit sold for Redmi 3S and 3S Plus, it was one of the top selling product during Big Billion Sale of Flipkart.

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