Earlier Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, had put its Mi3 smartphone on exclusive sale via Flipkart and sold out stock of its smartphone within 5 seconds of going on sale.

However the Flipkart page still shows the ZenFone 5 is ‘out of stock’ but has asked its users to send mails to confirm and receive alerts about the availability of the device.

ZenFone 5 is available in 8GB and 16GB storage variants with a microSD slot expandable up to 64GB. The 8 GB smartphone is priced at Rs 9,999 while the 16 GB variant costs Rs 12,999.

Asus Zenfone 5 features 5-inch screen with 1280 x 720 pixel IPS display. The dual SIM phone comes with an 8 mega pixel camera at the back and a 2 mega pixel front shooter. The device is powered by 2GHz Intel Atom dual-core processor.

Asus claims to have sold 40,000 Zenfone units in four days in India.