US-based InFocus received an overwhelming response to the launch of its first smartphone in India, the M2. Priced incredibly at Rs. 4,999 and sold through an exclusive tie-up with Snapdeal.com, 15,000 units of the model were lapped up on the site in merely three days. M2 became the fastest-selling mobile handset on Snapdeal on the first day of launch.
Designed in America, the InFocus M2 turned out to be a winner as expected. Its superlative specifications at an irresistible price of Rs 4,999 were quickly spotted by the discerning and price-conscious Indian customer, leading to the phenomenal sales of the product. Manufactured by Foxconn, the world’s largest Original equipment mobile phone manufacturer, the devices come with guaranteed top-of-the-line build quality, another highly attractive factor for the domestic market.
Speaking on the positive numbers, Sachin Thapar, Country Head, InFocus Mobiles said, “We are very pleased at the thumping success of the M2. On the first day of launch itself, the M2 was being sold at a phenomenal rate. The reason for this is simple. It is designed in the US and is manufactured by one of the most renowned companies in the world. It offers the most advanced features, build quality and value for money in its category and has therefore witnessed such a positive response from the discerning Indian customer.”
He further added, “The M2 will be back on Snapdeal very shortly. Our endeavour is to always make our products easily accessible to the customer and we appreciate their patience in waiting for the next announcement about the availability of the device.”
Tony Navin, Senior Vice-President, Electronics and Home, Snapdeal.com said, “The customer response to InFocus M2 has been tremendous and the fact that the first lot of the device has sold-out within three days of the launch is a testimony toproduct’s superior features and unmatched platform offered by Snapdeal for brands to reach their target audience.”
The InFocus M2 sports a 4.2 inch WXGA (1280 x 768) at 355 ppi and promises to deliver exceptionally sharp images. Both front and rear cameras are 8 MP with auto focus lens and click photographs with smile, face and voice detections. The Front camera has a diffused front-facing LED for brighter selfies and super bright LED on the back for everything else which ensures best pictures even in low light conditions. The device has a powerful 1.3 Ghz Quad Core processor and a 2,010mAh Li-Ion battery. With an internal memory of 8 GB, the device supports expandable memory up to 64GB and also comes with 1GB RAM to easily keep up with daily routines, and supports Dual SIM.
This selfie-optimized phone sports several unique features like Gesture Controls, TV-Direct Mode and the pre-installed, super cool “Meitu-Beauty-FX” app. All these features set it apart by miles from any of the smartphones available in its price segment. The device features an elegant, soft curve to rest comfortably on any palm and matte ceramic finish for additional and stylish grip. Running on Android 4.4 KitKat, InFocus M2 supports USB & Bluetooth connectivity along with 3G & Wi-Fi functionality.
|OS||Android 4.4 KitKat|
|CPU||MT6582 Quad-Core 1.3GHz|
|Band supported||GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
|Display||4.2” WXGA (1280×768) 355 ppi , capacitive touch|
|Memory||8GB(ROM) / 1GB(RAM) support Micro-SD up to 64GB|
|Camera||Main: 8MP AF BSI Front: 8MP AF all with flash LED|
|Connectivity||WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, BT 4.0, GPS/APGS,FM|
|Sensor||Proximity sensor; Ambient light sensor; G-sensor; e-compass; Gyro|