It is the season of flash sales in India. It appears all the companies are minting money through this method of sales. It was the turn of the leading Indian handsets brand Micromax to adopt the route of flash sales and offered its first smartphone- Canvas Spark smartphone which was launched on 21st April. Micromax has announced that the company sold 20,000 units of the recently launched Canvas Spark on Snapdeal in less than 2 minutes of its first flash sale going live at 12:00 noon today.
Priced at Rs 4,999/-, the next flash sale of Micromax Canvas Spark is on Wednesday, 6 May 2015 exclusively on Snapdeal.com.
The Canvas Spark sports a 4.7-inch qHD IPS display (540×960 resolution ) with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection for preventing scratches on the screen. The 3G powered Dual SIM Canvas Spark is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad core Cortex A7 processor (Mediatek MT6582M chipset) paired with a 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM (expandable up to 32GB).
The Canvas Spark is equipped with an 8MP AF rear camera with M8 Largan lens, OV sensor 8858 and Flash. It also houses 2MP fixed focus front camera for selfies. This smartphone offers camera functions like the face beauty mode.
The Canvas Spark runs on the latest Android Lollipop 5.0 OS out of the box. In this price range, the majority of affordable Android smartphones run the old KitKat OS.
Commenting on the sale, Mr Shubhajit Sen, CMO, Micromax said, “The consumer response for the Canvas Spark has been phenomenal and overwhelming at the same time with the demand for the device increasing every passing minute. Our job now is to ensure that the smartphone reaches everyone who has wished for it. Canvas Spark reaffirms our commitment to make technology accessible for everyone, and introducing more people to the best of the connected world. We expect the sales of this device to touch a new high in the coming weeks and hope to further strengthen our leadership in mass smartphone category in India.”
The timer shown was 5 minutes ahead. I have printsvreen to prove it. Then the timer reached 00 nothing showed up to order. Something was wrong as I could not order.