From registered flash sales to open sales, low-to mid-range phone makers like Xiaomi, Lenovo and Micromax have been following a similar sort of sales pattern. Micromax has now announced its Canvas Spark on a two-day open sale (July 27, 28) on Snapdeal.
Available in white-gold and grey-silver colour options, it is now available at Rs 4,999, without the need for any registrations. The company claims to have sold 5,00,000 Canvas Spark units since its launch earlier this year in April.
In terms of specs, the smartphone comes equipped with a 4.7-inch qHD IPS display with 960 x 540 pixel resolution. It uses Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection. The device is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6582 processor, coupled with 1GB RAM.
On the camera front, the Canvas Spark has an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front camera. The device has an internal storage at 8GB and can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.
The dual-SIM smartphone runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop and supports 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The device is backed by a 2000mAh battery and the company claims that it can deliver up to 335 hours of standby time.
The smartphone also features support for 21 languages with the Reverie language pack. The device is 8.5mm thick and weighs 134 grams.