The last flash sale saw 50,000 units of the Canvas Spark going out of stock in 5 minutes while the first flash sale 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.
A new Micromax Canvas series smartphone, the Canvas Nitro 2, went on sale via an e-commerce website. The Micromax Canvas Nitro 2 (E311) was available to buy at Rs. 10,399. So far there has been no announcement from Micromax regarding the launch of the Canvas Nitro 2.