Huawei’s Honor brand started selling the Honor 9 Lite smartphone exclusively on Flipkart on January 21st midnight, which was sold out in record 6 minutes of the sale opening, selling at a the rate of over 150 units per second. The company started selling the smartphone again on January 21st 12 noon, which sold out in 3 minutes, said the company.
Looking at the surging demand for the Honor 9 Lite and to ensure, it is available for everyone in India, Huawei said that Honor, and Flipkart will be getting more stocks.
The company will hold third sale of the Honor 9 Lite on Flipkart at 12PM tomorrow, January 23rd. Flipkart is offering 10% cashback on Citi Debit and Credit cards as a part of its Republic Day sale and the phone comes with up to Rs. 7000 buyback guarantee.
Regarding the sale, P Sanjeev, Vice President, Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group, said:
We are incredibly humbled by the continued love and response shown by our Indian consumers. The sold-out response for Honor 9 Lite again establishes the fact that consumers want a wholesome experience with meaningful innovations. Honor 9 Lite is a complete package given its excellent price, specifications and Honor’s best in class technology, and will prove to be a game changer smartphone in the budget segment.
Commenting on the successful sale of Honor 9 Lite, Ayyappan Rajagopal, Senior Director – Smartphones at Flipkart, said:
Honor 9 Lite, a Flipkart exclusive, was sold out within 6 minutes of the sale opening, selling at a bristling rate of over 150 units per second! In addition to this, it got stocked out in less than 3 min in the next flash sale. Setting a new milestone, Honor now enjoys a leading position among the best-selling brands on Flipkart. We hope to continue this momentum in the future sales for the device.