Unfortunately, the company never revealed the number of Lenovo A7000 units that went on sale in the last couple of flash sales as well as the time taken for the available handsets to go out of stock. The first flash sale of the A7000 saw 30,000 units going out of stock in 4 seconds.
Lenovo at the India launch of the A7000 smartphone detailed the flash sale method it would be employing, which will leave consumers a 4-hour window to complete their transaction once the product is added to their Flipkart shopping cart.
The A7000 is the larger sibling of the company's popular 4G LTE budget offering, the Lenovo A6000 (Review | Images), and features upgraded specifications as well as a larger display and Dolby Atmos technology - pegging it as a multimedia device.
(Also see: Lenovo A7000 vs. Lenovo A6000)
For specifications, the Lenovo A7000 supports dual-SIM (Micro-SIM) while running Android 5.0 Lollipop with Vibe UI running on top. It features a 5.5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display and packs an octa-core 1.5GHz (MediaTek MT6572M) processor with 2GB of RAM. It features an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. Internal storage on the handset is 8GB, which is expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB).
Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G/ LTE (FDD Band 1, 3, 7, 20; TDD Band 40), Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth, and Micro-USB.
In other news, Lenovo India announced the exclusive priority sale pass for the first 10,000 registrations on Tuesday via a tweet. It said, "Avoid the rush & get your A6000 Plus with ease on the 12th May sale! Register now."
Under the exclusive priority sale pass of the Lenovo A6000 Plus, the first 10,000 consumers registering to buy the handset are said to get one 'assured'.