10,000 units of Micromax's Yu Yureka smartphone will be made available on Thursday via the third flash sale that kicks off at 2pm IST on Amazon India for registered users. Yu announced the number of units going on sale in a tweet on Wednesday while also claiming that Yureka's community is growing in India.
The last flash sale for Micromax's Yu Yureka smartphone saw 15,000 units being grabbed up in just 4 seconds, while the first flash sale that had seen 10,000 units go out of stock in 3 seconds. The first flash sale also saw a lot of controversy with site glitches including incorrect price listings and allegations the company actually made only 3,000 units available for sale.
Amazon, the exclusive online partner for Micromax's Yu Yureka (Review | Images), recently announced that the smartphone would go on sale on Wednesday for limited consumers. The online retailer revealed that the sale was meant for "contest winners and impacted customers" that had earlier booked the handset but were unable to avail the product due to certain issues.
Priced at Rs. 8,999, Micromax's Yu Yureka offers some rather impressive specifications at the price. The dual-SIM smartphone features Cat. 4 4G LTE connectivity, and runs Cyanogen OS 11 based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. It bears a 5.5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display with Gorilla Glass 3; a 64-bit 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 SoC (MSM8939); an Adreno 405 GPU; 2GB of RAM; a 13-megapixel Sony Exmor CMOS sensor rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture and flash; a front-facing 5-megapixel fixed-focus camera; 16GB of inbuilt storage expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB), and a 2500mAh Li-Po battery.