The first flash sale for the Micromax Canvas Spark saw 20,000 units going out of stock in less than 2 minutes.
The Micromax Canvas Spark is a dual-SIM smartphone, and runs Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box. It features a 4.7-inch qHD (540x960 pixels) IPS display along with Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582M processor coupled with 1GB of DDR3 RAM.
The Canvas Spark bears 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.
Earlier this week, Micromax Unite 3 went on sale via a third-party online retailer priced at Rs. 6,569. The smartphone was also listed on the company's site. The Unite 3 is the third handset in the series with the other two being - Micromax Unite and Micromax Unite 2.
Much like its predecessors, the Unite 3 also supports multiple languages and comes preloaded with support for 10 regional languages. The smartphone includes a new feature that lets users translate a message from English to the language of choice and vice versa.