E-commerce player Flipkart is looking at a long term relationship with handset maker Motorola Mobility
Enthused by the overwhelming response from shoppers to Moto G launch, e-commerce player Flipkart is viewing an extended term relationship with French telephone maker Motorola quality.
The US-based firm launched its much-awaited budget phone Moto G in Asian country through Flipkart on Feb half dozen. There has been tremendous response from web shoppers to the launch with the 16GB version being oversubscribed get into 1st quarter-hour.
“It is very overwhelming. we have a tendency to were shocked. we have a tendency to failed to expect this type of response. it had been quite the traffic on peak Diwali rush. Our website conjointly went down for some of minutes on Feb sixth, the day of launch, because of traffic,” Flipkart co-founder and corporate executive Sachin Bansal told PTI.
Moto G’s 16GB version, priced at Rs. 13,999, was oversubscribed get into the primary quarter-hour of the launch and few units of the 8GB version cost accounting Rs. 12,499 were left, he added.
Asked whether or not Flipkart can continue marketing Motorola product once the big-bang debut of Moto G, he same that each the companies believe on-line is that the manner forward.
“Definitely, i believe each Motorola and Flipkart ar seeking an extended term relationship. Sure, i believe we have a tendency to do see and really hope that we have a tendency to do get to try and do a lot of such things along,” Bansal same.
Like Flipkart, Motorola conjointly believes that on-line is that the thanks to go and because the world is moving to e-shopping, Asian country will follow, he added.
According to market consultants, Moto G (Review I Pictures) is obtaining superb response from web shoppers with some twenty,000 units being oversubscribed out on Flipkart inside hours of the launch on Feb half dozen.
“The value distinction between 8GB and 16GB wasn’t a lot of which may have conjointly semiconductor diode to folks going for the 1GB one,” Bansal same on shoppers preferring the 16GB version.
Besides, traffic to Flipkart was doubly of what it sees on alternative days and sixty seven p.c of it had been driven simply by Moto G.
“Our page views raised by one hundred pc throughout the launch and Moto G page saw 1,000,000 page views on Feb half dozen.
Also, incoming calls to client support range doubled and that we had near twenty,000 queries on Moto G alone throughout the day,” Bansal same.
On launching Moto X, he same presently each the businesses ar looking the response to Moto G.
“Right now, we have a tendency to ar specializing in Moto G and that we wish to attend and see however it’s so take a invoke alternative opportunities.
I don’t savvy it’ll pan out, however we wish to attend for many days so sit right down to decide,” Bansal additional.
Last week, Motorola launched its 1st French telephone, Moto G, in Asian country once an almost biennial hiatus. once being nonheritable by Google in might 2012, Motorola failed to introduce new product in Asian country. However, the firm continuing with its operation unit in Asian country.
In the US, Moto G is priced at around USD 179 (about Rs. 11,200) with 8GB of storage and USD 199 (about Rs. 12,400) for the sixteen GB version.