New Delhi: Micromax has began the online sales of A 116 Canvas HD, the first quad core processor phone. Canvas HD smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs. 13,990. The company has confirmed that more than 9000 units of the device have sold in less than 24 hours from the beginning of the online sales.
Micromax announced the launch of Canvas HD phone n the beginning of 2013. The company’s online partner is Snapdeal.com. The online store said that the online sale of Canvas HD phones began on the midnight of 14th February, 2013 and within 15 minutes the device was sold out.
The second lot of 300 Micromax Canvas HD devices were sold out in another 15 minutes, it is claimed. Micromax says more than 9000 units are booked in less than 24 hours and the number is still increasing.
Mr. Shubhod Pal, CMO of Micromax said that the Canvas HD is getting good response from the customers and the demand for the device is increasing. He said sixty percent of the orders that are received by Snapdeal.com came from metro cities. He said they are hopeful that the device registers good sales in the coming weeks also.
Vice President, Business Development of Snapdeal said that Canvas HD exceeded the expectations by recording good sales. The first 500 units which were expected to sell in 24 hours sold within 15 minutes of going live. The sales beat all the previous records.
For every minute, 25 units of the Micromax Canvas HD are booked. Canvas HD is a device that comes loaded with Android Jelly Bean operating system. It has HD IPS screen and the resolution is 1280 x 720. It is powered by MediaTek MT6589 1.2 GHz quad core processor. It gets support from 2000 mAH battery. It comes equipped with an 8 megapixel camera at the rear with LED flash. The camera comes with multiple camera settings such as 4X zoom, night mode and so on.
Micromax Canvas HD also supports 3G. It allows the user to browse the net faster, download attachments or view videos. Videos can also be downloaded. The device comes with an expandable memory up to 32 GB which allows the user to store their downloaded videos, images and other content safely on their phone.
Micromax also launched Bolt A35 phone on Valentine’s Day. The device was launched with Flash Transfer feature. This will allow the users to share their content such as songs. Videos, photos, games and apps by just swiping the screen.