Motorola Moto G 16GB version sold out at Flipkart in first 15 minutes

Written by FE Online | New Delhi | Updated: Feb 15 2014, 13:37pm hrs
Motorola Moto GMotorola Moto G is priced for the Indian market at Rs 12,499 (8 GB) and Rs 13,999 (16 GB).
The association between e-commerce site Flipkart and Motorola has been massively successful. There has been tremendous response from online shoppers to the launch of Moto G in Flipkart with the 16GB version being sold out in first 15 minutes.

"Moto G's 16 GB version, priced at Rs 13,999, was sold out in the first 15 minutes of the launch and few units of the 8 GB version - costing Rs 12,499 - were left," said Flipkart.

Flipkart's traffic also jumped two times. Of this, 67 per cent was seen driven by Moto G. The e-commerce site's page views increased by 100 per cent during Moto G launch. In fact, the Moto G page in Flipkart on February 9 saw 1 million page views. Inbound calls to Flipkart customer support number also doubled on the same day and the site had close to 20,000 queries on Moto G alone during the day.

The US-based Motorola had launched its much-awaited budget phone Moto G in India through Flipkart on February 6. The mobile sales on that day was five times the usual daily mobile sales because of the launch.

"We are seeing numbers that have been unheard of in Indian e-commerce. And we firmly believe that nobody but could have pulled off numbers at this scale in Indian e-commerce," said the company.

Moto G is priced for the Indian market at Rs 12,499 (8 GB) and Rs 13,999 (16 GB). With a 4.5-inch HD display, one of the sharpest in its class, Moto G user can enjoy movies, photos, video chats and more.

Moto G has the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor featuring a quad-core CPU for seamless multitasking and enjoying the web, videos and games, with all-day battery life.

The device runs on Android 4.3 Jellybean with a guaranteed upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat just weeks after launch. Stylish design with a comfortable curved back and interchangeable coloured back covers. Dual SIM support also gives the option to choose your network. Moto G is protected with the latest Corning Gorilla Glass and water-repellent nano-coating inside and out.

Also read: Snapdeal snaps up record 1000 pre-order booking for Motorola Moto G in 2 hours