Moto G sells out in India in less than one hour

Moto G sells out in India in less than one hour
Well before the Moto G was officially released in India, it was assumed that the device would be a big hit in the country. Before the official release, the low-cost handset from Motorola was topping the charts through grey market retailers. The Moto G officially went on sale today and it sold out in less than one hour through the official retailer.

Motorola opted for an exclusive deal in India, so the Moto G was only offered through Flipkart. The 16GB version of the Moto G was sold for Rs 13,999 (~$224) and the 8GB model was listed at Rs 12,499 (~$199). Both sold out in less than one hour, but it is unclear how many units were made available at launch. In an unofficial sale through Snapdeal yesterday, 1000 Moto G pre-orders were sold out in two hours. 

The demand is obviously there, but Motorola has explained that it does have a plan for India, and part of that plan is to not flood the market with the Moto G. Instead, Motorola is taking a more cautious route in order to not put too much strain on the company's infrastructure. The Indian public may be hoping for a faster rollout of the device, but it looks like you may have to be patient on this.

source: BGR India 1 & 2

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Moto G
  • Display 4.5 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
    1GB RAM
  • Storage 8GB,
  • Battery 2070 mAh
  • OS Android 5.0 Lollipop

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