Lenovo is conducting its pilot flash sale on Flipkart today. The sale is to begin at 2.00PM, for which only registered users will be able to participate. The affordable 4G smartphone, which was launched in India on January 16, is priced at Rs 6,999. Also Read - Samsung and LG confirm presence at in-person CES 2022Also Read - iPhone 11, iPhone XR up for grab with massive discount on Flipkart Big Saving Days sale
Lenovo has said that they are expecting a huge response and therefore urge registered user to be online at least 2 3 hours prior to the sale and ensure that they hit the Buy Now button as soon as the sale goes live. The company has not disclosed the amount of units it is making available, nor have they revealed the number of users that have registered for the pilot sale. Flipkart says that all the lucky buyers who get the device in their carts, should complete their purchase by 6.00PM today, after which the A6000 will be removed from their cart. Also Read - Flipkart Big Saving Days sale begins: Pixel 4a, Realme X7, Samsung Galaxy F62, more on discount
Lenovo has taken the Xiaomi route, with the sale of its A6000. Looking at the demand for 4G affordable smartphones in India, Lenovo hopes to garner great sales with this device. It will after all cater as another option in the segment where Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G and Micromax-backed Yu Yureka are already competing heavily, selling out online in seconds.
The device was unveiled at CES earlier this month, and comes with LTE support. Notably, BGR India was the first to report about Lenovo s plans to launch the LTE-capable smartphone in India, a week before its CES unveil, and that it would be aggressively priced.
To recap on the specifications, the Lenovo A6000 sports a 5-inch HD (1280 720 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor with 64-bit capability and paired with 1GB of RAM. It features 8GB of internal storage, 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, twin-speakers with Dolby Digital Plus technology and a 2,300mAh battery that the company claims is good enough for 13 hours of talktime and up to 11.5 days on standby mode.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, Dual-Mode LTE support (both TD-LTE Band 40 and FD-LTE Band 20), Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0. On the software front, the smartphone runs on Android 4.4 KitKat wrapped under Vibe UI 2.0.