Nokia 6.1 Plus goes out of stock on Flipkart in less than 3 minutes, 150 units sold every second

The Nokia 6.1 Plus went on sale for the first time in India today via Nokia’s online store and Flipkart at 12pm. In less than 3 minutes, the phone went out of stock on Flipkart. This is something unheard of for a Nokia phone in India, but Flipkart sources told India Today Tech that 150 units of the Nokia 6.1 Plus were sold every second for those three minutes. A rough calculation would suggest that the company sold a total of around 27,000 units on Flipkart alone, but this is just speculation until exact numbers are provided by the company.

At the time of writing this piece, the Nokia 6.1 Plus was still in stock on It looks like the Nokia store has more units of the device while Flipkart was probably not anticipating such a demand for the new mid-range Nokia phone. The response in India can be compared to China where the Nokia X6 was sold out in seconds during the first sale. The Nokia 6.1 Plus has received a lot of praises for offering a premium design, edge-to-edge notched display and impressive performance along with stock Android Oreo at an affordable price of Rs 15,999.

To recall, the Nokia 6.1 Plus sports a 5.8-inch FHD+ (2280×1080) display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a display notch. It sports Gorilla Glass 3 on the front and back which is glossy and has a premium look to it. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 636 chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM. You get 64GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 400GB via a microSD card.

The Nokia 6.1 Plus is an Android One device which brings pure, stock Android Oreo out-of-the-box with a promise of timely security updates and Android 9 Pie in the near future. Cameras on board include a 16MP + 5MP dual camera setup on the back with f/2.0 aperture and a 16-megapixel sensor on the front with similar aperture. The dual-SIM Nokia 6.1 Plus houses a 3,060mAh battery with support for fast charging via USB Type-C.