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LeEco sells 70,000 Le 1S Smartphone in two seconds during Flipkart flash sale

Feb 4, 2016

LeEco sells 70,000 Le 1S Smartphone in two seconds during Flipkart flash sale: The new flagship of Chinese internet technology company LeEco’s Le 1S smartphone made a record by selling 70000 pieces in just 2 seconds. On Tuesday, it witnessed a very successful flash sale and it also received reviews from shoppers and critics. It was for the first time LeEco Le 1s was sold in India via Flipkart. It has broke several records according to the company.

LeEco Le 1S
LeEco Le 1S

The company claimed that it has received a record high of 605,000 people showed interest in purchasing the smartphone. A Flipkart electronic gift voucher of Rs.500 will be given during purchase to customers who had registered by midnight on January 21st. An extra 10% discount is also given by Flipkart on Axis Bank credit and debit cards on purchase of the Le 1s.

The launch of LeEco’s Le 1S was much awaited by many in India.  But finally on the company entered India on 20th January.  It introduced two phones Le 1S and Le Max, the first one is known as the “Flagship Killer” and it is expected to attract the middle-class market with its specifications and price. However Le Max is more expensive than Le 1S. Le 1S is priced at Rs. 10,999.

After the launch event of the smartphone, within 24 hours the registration for Le 1S went upto 1 lakh, and moved upto more than three lakh in five days and soared to more than 5.3 lakh on Flipkart.

COO, smart electronics business, LeEco India, Atul Jain said, “I am so proud of our achievement and the magic number of 70,000 in just two seconds which has never before been achieved by any other smartphone brand. I am so grateful for the trust consumers have vested in us and I am sure they’ll have a great experience in using our products.”

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“This sales figure is a new milestone and sets a benchmark for all other brands in the industry. For a new entrant like LeEco this is really a commendable achievement,” said the chief business officer, Flipkart, Ankit Nagori.

In terms of specifications, Le 1S has a metal unibody and features  full-HD ISP display of 5.5-inch with resolution of 1080×1920 pixels, world’s first mirror-surface finger scanner, it has a RAM of 3 GB and inbuilt storage of 32 GB. On the camera front the smartphone sports a rear camera of 13 megapixel with phase-detection autofocus (PDAF) and LED flash. It also has a front camera of 5 megapixel. The phone features fast charging technology, Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, GPS, 4G and 3G LTE. The sensors of the phone are ambient light sensor, proximity sensors, magnetometer and accelerometer. The dimensions of the phone are 151.1×74.2×7.5mm and weighs 169 grams.

There’s a good news for those who could not buy a Le 1s at the Feb 2 flash sale because the next Flipkart flash sale is on 9th February. Registration will be held at 6 pm on February 2. Le Eco has placed 555 service centres in the country and that also in prime location.  Besides providing 24×7 toll free service and value-added services.

Le Eco was founded in November 2004 by Liu Hong and Jia Yueting. The headquarters of the company is situated in Beijing, China. It also has regional headquarters in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles and Hong Kong.