After selling 20,000 units of the Micromax Canvas Spark in under 2 minutes last week, the smartphone was gone out of stock today in under 5 minutes. During this period, a whopping 50000 units were sold to buyers.
Micromax Canvas Spark is a Snapdeal exclusive, and the first device from the company to be sold via the flash sale model.
Micromax Canvas Spark is a dual-SIM smartphone, and features a 4.7-inch qHD (540x960 pixels) IPS display along with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582M processor coupled with 1GB of DDR3 RAM. It runs Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box.
It comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an M8 Largan lens, apart from a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
It sports 8GB of built-in storage, which is expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM radio, and a 3.5mm audio jack. It is powered by a 2000mAh battery that's rated to deliver up to 335 hours of standby time. The smartphone comes in dual-tone colour options - White-Gold and Grey-Silver.
At a price of just Rs. 4,999, Micromax is definitely trying to woo customers looking for up-to-date smartphones in the sub-Rs. 5,000 segment.