While the interest in the smartphone is quite evident, the company on Monday announced that the Mi 3 has already received 100,000 registrations ahead of its release on Flipkart on Tuesday.

Mi India announced the milestone on Facebook, saying, "We have more than 100,000 registrations to purchase Mi 3 tomorrow (Tuesday). To those who haven register, you only have a few hours!"

Xiaomi which has attracted the Indian prospective consumers to a great extent has started registration for its Mi 3 smartphone soon after the India launch. The consumers have to log-in to their Flipkart accounts to register for the next sale day at the online retailer. Notably, the Mi 3, priced at Rs 13,999, will only be available to registered consumers on the sale day.

With a huge flow in the registration process, the Flipkart page for Mi 3 registration notes, "The registration window is now closed. Registrations for next sale will open soon." Unfortunately, there is no word when Flipkart will have the next sale day for the Mi 3 smartphone.

Mi 3, Xiaomi is the first handset manufacturer to offer an Android smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset below the Rs 15,000 mark.

The Xiaomi Mi 3 runs a highly tweaked version of Android 4.4 KitKat, called MIUI version 5. It comes with a 5-inch full-HD LCD display (1080x1920 pixels) offering a pixel density of 441ppi. It is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8274AB) processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 330 GPU.

The device comes with a 16 GB inbuilt storage, however does not provide the expandable memory feature. It is adorned with a 13-megapixel rear camera with a dual-LED flash and a 2-megapixel front shooter.

It is powered by a 3050mAh battery. The Mi 3 measures 144x73.6x8.1mm and weighs 145 grams. It will be available in Metallic Grey colour.

The company has also announced to launch the Redmi 1S and Redmi Note in August in India.