Today Micromax has revealed that it has sold more that 9000 units of newly launched A116 Canvas HD phablet in just 24 hours. Micromax A116 Canvas HD went official on hit February 14 and at the same day, it hit the Snapdeal with a price tag of 13,990. As per the manufacturer, Snapdeal with whom the company has partnered to fulfill the orders, shipped the first stock of the A116 Canvas HD within 15 minutes; the second lot, which had 300 units, was too sold out within 15 minutes and the third lot of 1,200 phones took about 45 minutes.
Now despite the shortage of the devices, Micromax is still busy in taking pre-orders for the phone, but now as per the manufacturer, the new orders will be delivered in 20 days instead of the usual 3-4 days. It also revealed that 60% of the overall order came from metropolitan cities.
Revealing the details, Shubhodip Pal, CMO, Micromax quoted:
The response from our consumers has been phenomenal and the demand has been increasing every passing minute. After the unprecedented success of the Canvas 2, we are overwhelmed with the customer response for Canvas HD.
This is the first time our online sales partners have ever witnessed a digital queue in cyberspace to such an extent for any product, to the traditional cue one normally sees. The data also shows that 60% of the orders received online have come from the metros.