Xiaomi Smartphone Sales Slow
Xiaomi's Lei Jun shows off the Mi Note smartphone during a press event in Beijing. Screengrab/Youku

Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi's Mi Note high-end smartphone was reportedly sold out in less than three minutes during its first flash sale held in China on 26 January.

The device has lived up to its pre-release hype, however, Xiaomi did not mention the exact number of Mi Note units that were up for grabs during Monday's flash sale.

Confirm your appointment now, to participate in the 3 February flash sale

If you are a prospective buyer of the Mi Note, you can sign up here to participate in the company's next flash sale due on 3 February.

Key tech-specs of Xiaomi Mi Note:

  • 5.7in display having resolutions of 1080x1920
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset
  • Dual SIM-card support
  • 3GB RAM
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 4MP front camera
  • 16GB internal storage
  • 4G LTE, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity
  • 3000 mAh Li-Ion battery

As of now, Xiaomi's other high-end offering, the Mi Note Pro, is expected to be up for purchase only during the end of March 2015, so you would have to wait longer to get our hands on the device.