Yu Yureka sixth flash sale was conducted on Amazon India today. The sale began at 2.00PM, where the company had made available 15,000 units this time. The company announced that the registered users lapped up the device rather quickly, to be precise, in just 4 seconds.
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With today’s sale, the company has managed to sell 115,000 handsets in India since its launch last month. The last five sales saw the Yureka going out of stock in 4, 3 , 3 , 4, and 5 seconds respectively. For those who could not register for today’s sale can fresh register for next week’s sale starting 5.00PM today. The next week sale will take place on February 26 at 2.00PM.
Yesterday, Yu Yureka also conducted a ‘Golden Ticket’ sale between 2.00PM and 5.00PM for select registered users who were unable to buy the handset in previous sales. Hand-picked users had the Yu Yureka waiting in their shopping carts for the said duration.
The Yu Yureka is popular thanks to the set of specifications and LTE connectivity it offers at Rs 8,999. To recap, it sports a 5.5-inch HD IPS display, and is powered by a Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor with 64-bit capability and paired with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone also features 16GB internal storage that can be further expanded using a microSD card.
Furthermore, the smartphone also features a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 2,500mAh battery. On the software front, it runs on CyanogenMod OS 11 based on Android KitKat.