SuperAngryFans: LeTV Le 1s out of stock within minutes of open sale, LeEco fans angry

After hyping the first ‘open sale’ of LeTV Le 1s for days, it looks like the Chinese firm either didn’t have enough stocks or didn’t anticipate the kind of demand that the phone will see. Either way, stocks of LeEco’s first ‘open sale’ ran out within minutes, with many so-called ‘super fans’ turning into ‘super […]

LeTV Le 1s gets 1 lakh registrations in 24 hrs on Flipkart as price proves irresistible

Flipkart said a 1 lakh people registered on the first day to buy LeTV Le 1s — arguably the only phone in India that comes with a manufacturer subsidy. The phone, which reportedly costs around Rs 16,000 to make and sell, is priced at Rs 10,999 in India, and has near-flagship specifications. In terms of […]

Lenovo A6000, K3 Note top selling 4G phones in India in 2015 on Flipkart

China’s Lenovo can justifiably be proud of their performance in 2015, with two of its models — A6000 Plus and K3 Note — taking the two top spot for the highest number of smartphones sold by Flipkart in India during the year. Not surprisingly, a recent report had pointed out that over half the smart […]

Flipkart starts sale of Sony Xperia Z5 Premium in India, price Rs 60k, immediate availability

Flipkart, one of India’s two largest online shopping websites, has started selling Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, India’s most expensive Android phone, at Rs 59,990. The price, though high, is actually slightly lower than what was expected. It was seen at above Rs 60,000. The high price is due to the display on the device. The […]

Google ends the Great Online Shopping Festival in India

Google India has cancelled its three-year-old annual shopping event – the Great Online Shopping Festival, taking a step back to let the big giants like Flipkart and Amazon do their own thing. As Google pointed out, back in 2012, when it launched Great Online Shopping Festival to rival USA’s Cyber Monday, the total online shopping Industry […]

4G mobile phone at 3,999? Amazon makes the best Diwali offer vs Flipkart, Snapdeal

There have been many discounts and offers on smartphones from ecommerce players such as Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon this Diwali. But none would come close to what Amazon and Phicomm are offering — a 4G phone with Snapdragon processor and a 5-inch HD display at a jaw-dropping price of Rs 3,999. Users can also avail […]

Flipkart to launch Moto X Style in India early Oct, price around Rs 36-38k; eyes Huawei Nexus 6P

After launching the ‘Play’ version for Rs 19,990, Flipkart is gearing up to launch the premium Moto X Style early in November at a price of around Rs 36,000-38,000 for the 32 GB version, setting up a battle with Huawei Nexus 6P – the latest from Google’s Nexus series – in India. The current price […]

Mobile shopping to cross $30 mln mark in India – survey

Online purchases made through mobile phones are steadily increasing in India and are likely to touch $40 million in 2016 from the current level of $30 million, reveals the ASSOCHAM and Grant Thornton joint study. The results are likely to interest players like Amazon and Flipkart. Flipkart especially has been very aggressive as it sees […]

Flipkart Freedom Sale offers Independence Day discounts on smartphones, clothes and other items

Flipkart is offering substantial discounts on smartphones, TVs, home appliances, laptops and other items under its ‘Freedom Sale’. The Freedom Sale is available today and tomorrow. However, to get the discounts, you’ll have to download Flipkart’s mobile app and use that to make the purchase. Those with SBI credit or debit cards can get an […]

Flipkart offers a helping hand to struggling traditional art

Flipkart, India’s largest online marketplace, has launched India Art House – an exclusive store offering sellers a platform to promote regional products. Housing over 10,000 hand-made and traditional handicrafts products, customers will now be able to browse and shop for skilled-crafts from specific regions of their choice, the firm said. “India Art House truly embodies […]

54% of smartphones have shopping apps; Flipkart No. 1 – Survey

All the mobile web traffic sacrificed by Flipkart seems to be paying off, at least in terms of getting users to install the company’s app. According to Nielsen’s latest survey based on real-time mobile data across 8,000 handsets in the country, Flipkart’s mobile app is present on 35% of all phones checked and was the […]

Flipkart introduces 20 ‘touch and feel’ centers under ‘experience zones’ brand

Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, announced the launch of 20 ‘experience zones’ across the country enabling self-product pick-ups for consumers. The Flipkart experience zones will allow customers to walk into their nearest experience center and collect their shipments at their convenient time. The move resolves the biggest impediment to the further expansion of online commerce […]

Flipkart hires Google veteran to head product development at Myntra

Myntra, part of Flipkart, appointed Ambarish Kenghe as Senior Vice President and Head of Product. Ambarish will start working at Myntra’s Bengaluru headquarters by the end of this month and will report to CEO, Mukesh Bansal to scale up Myntra’s product road map. His task at the app-based retailer will include “leveraging the mobile smartphone […]