Update: Lenovo has announced that 30,000 units of the A7000 went out of stock in 4 seconds in the first flash sale.
Adding details about the flash sale method, Lenovo during the launch of A7000 announced that consumers would have a 4-hour window to complete their transaction, once the product is added to their Flipkart shopping cart.
The A7000 is the successor to 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)
Soon after Lenovo launched the successor to the A6000, the A7000 smartphone in India, there were reports about the former being permanently discontinued.
But in a statement to NDTV Gadgets, the company denied the reports saying that the Lenovo A6000 smartphone has not been discontinued, and rather, its stocks will be replenished soon.
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.
The A7000 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 (unknown capacity). 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, just like its predecessor.
The Lenovo A7000 is backed by a 2900mAh battery, measures 152.6x76.2x7.99mm and weighs 140 grams.