Flipkart Logs $200M Phone Sales In Big Billion Sale
Flipkart sold 250 mobile phones every minute, of which 190 were 4G phones.
Most of the 4G phone demand came from southern and western Indian states like Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat.
Attractive pricing seems to be one of the main reason for boost in sales of 4G smartphones.
The e-commerce major has sold about six million 4G handsets in last ten months which exceeds the number of users of the high-speed data service across networks in India.
The company expects users of affordable 4G phones to upgrade to premium phones as lot of people are likely to start moving towards higher end phones across the country.
The overall smartphones sale in the country is expected to overtake United States as the second-fastest growing market by 2017.