With this, there are three more to go — two at 2 pm, and the last one at 5 PM.
No information about how many units were sold or put up today.
There is no information about how smooth the first sale went. However, Mi.com is hosted on a Singapore-based Amazon Web Services facility and therefore can sustain practically any amount of traffic that fans put the site through.
No reports of crashing or slowdown were reported — the biggest risk with timed sales.
HOW TO BUY REDMI NOTE 3
For Amazon, you have to sign up on their registration page.
To purchase from Mi.com, you have to open this page just before the sale starts and place your order.
Otherwise, the order will be cancelled automatically.
We suggest that you create a Mi.com account in advance if you don’t already have one.
For Mi 5, you can add Mi Protect, which covers accidental damage, at ₹499. This offer is only available on 6th April.
For those who are getting Redmi Note 3, you can get the great deal of ₹50 OFF Redmi Note 3 cases only on 6th April if you buy it at the same time.
As part of the festival, Xiaomi will also introduce certain new products into India.
These are the 20,000mAh Mi Power Bank, Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro, Mi LED Light Enhanced and Mi USB Cables 120cm.
All of them are on open sale from 8 am.
Other offers on Xiaomi products on Mi Fan festival incudes a discount of Rs 200 when you buy Mi Band & Mi In-Ear Headphones together as a fitness bundle.
The offer is only valid when you add the bundle to cart, and not valid when you add both products to cart separately, the company added.
Another freebie is the Mi In-Ear Headphone Basic, which will be given to all users buying an Mi4i or Mi Pad on Mi Fan Festival.
It will also be conducting contests and games for coupons worth over Rs 7 crore, but only via the Mi Store App.
All coupons are only applicable on Mi accessories purchased via the Mi Store App. They will be valid for one day only, on 6th April, the company added.