Lenovo has announced that it has sold one million units of 4G smartphones in India on Flipkart till June 2015. This includes Lenovo A6000, A6000 Plus and A7000. The company launched the A6000 in India back in January, which was the company’s first affordable 4G smartphone to launch in India. It was later replaced by A6000 Plus, after Lenovo sold 3 lakh units of the A6000 in just two months after launch. At that time the company said that the A6000 is one of the successful 4G smartphones in India.
Lenovo faces a tough competition with several new entrants that offer 4G smartphones under Rs. 10,000. Still the company aim to make its products unique with aspects like Dolby Digital and Dolby Atmos. Lenovo recently scheduled an event on June 25th in India to launch the most expected K3 Note, which is the company’s next budget 4G smartphone.
Commenting on the new achievement, Sudhin Mathur, Director – Lenovo smartphones said:
As a technology first company, Lenovo continues to push the market threshold for newer devices. Apart from providing great devices, our partnership with Flipkart gave consumers in more than 1000 cities/towns across the countries access to our 4G smartphone portfolio. Beyond the metros, we’ve seen also seen a good uptake in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Kerala, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh.
Amitesh Kumar Jha, VP – Retail, Flipkart said:
A great portfolio of 4G devices enabled by the Flipkart-Lenovo partnership should lead to a faster adoption of 4G in India. Flipkart currently leads the 4G adoption with about 60% share of LTE devices sold in the country led by Lenovo’s devices. We are looking forward to take this further in the coming months.