Infinix says its latest selfie-centric smartphone, the Hot S3, got sold out in just 120 seconds during the first flash sale that was held on Flipkart earlier today. The Hot S3 was launched last week as an attempt to compete against selfie-centric devices from other Chinese rivals. The company says all the variants of the Hot S3 got sold out within two-minutes of the sale. The Hot S3 features a 20-megapixel selfie camera and is available at a starting price of Rs 8,999. Also Read - Garmin Venu SQ series of smartwatches launched in India: Price, availability, featuresAlso Read - Flipkart Acquires Gaming Startup Mech Mocha’s IP to Strengthen Gaming Strategy
“We are deeply delighted with the overwhelming response to the first sale of Infinix Hot S3. Stock out in under 2 minutes proves that Infinix is here to change the game. The incredible response only strengthens our commitment and vision to become a preferred choice for young online consumers by designing products that complement their lifestyle and make technology innovation within reach,” said Anish Kapoor, CEO, Infinix India. Also Read - Flipkart Big Diwali Sale goes live: Top deals on smartphones you should not miss
Infinix Hot S3 specifications and features
The Infinix Hot S3 features a metal unibody design with textured back and power button. The smartphone sports a 5.65-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and support for 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset and comes in two storage options.
The base model comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage while the higher-end version has 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. The smartphone comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera while the highlight is the 20-megapixel camera upfront. The smartphone also includes a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and runs Android 8.0 Oreo with custom XOS 3.0 interface.
The Infinix Hot S3 includes connectivity options such as WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, 4G LTE with VoLTE support. The smartphone also packs a massive 4,000mAh battery and uses microUSB port for charging. The Infinix Hot S3 is available in black and gold color options and is priced at Rs 8,999 for the 3GB RAM variant while the 4GB RAM model is priced at Rs 10,999.