On a statement that “which online platform did top in selling smartphone during recent Sales in the past week, Amazon and Flipkart took potshots at each other.

Flipkart explained that on the first day of its sale, it netted three times the value of what Amazon managed to get from the smartphone during its entire sale. On the other hand  Amazon countered that its smartphone sales jumped seven-fold over business as usual on the first day of its sale.
Amazon`s Great Indian Sale was held from May 11 to 14 and on the other hand Flipkart`s Sales was from May 14 to 18. Some industry experts flagged Flipkart`s first day smartphone sales at Rs. 500 Crore.
As per Ayyapan Rajagopal, senior director of smartphones at Flipkart said “Smartphones on Flipkart during the Big 10 Sale witnessed the highest sales across all categories,”. He also added that the sale of smartphone is the first 24 hours of going live was the highest ever done in one day in the category by any retailer in 2017. “The selection models and discounts that we had, other players did not.

The main statement that he added was ”

“We have done close to 3x in terms of value of what they have done during their (entire) sale.” But he did not share details of revenue.

While Rajagopal did not confirm the numbers, he said Flipkart sold 1.2 times the premium smartphones priced upwards of Rs. 30,000 during the  ..
During the Great Indian Sale, Smartphones was one of the top selling categories sand we saw a 7 times jump over BAU on day 1 itself. Several Marque brands like Samsung and Apple saw blockbuster growth on the platform and Prime only deals on Redmi 4A were sold out in 43 Seconds. Reported by ET and said by Amazon India Spokesperson.

While Rajagopal did not confirm the numbers, He said Flipkart sold 1.2 times the premium smartphone priced upwards of Rs. 30000 during the during the sale period, which ended May 18 midnight.

The number of iPhones sold by Flipkart in 12 hours since May 14 midnight is equal to the number of iPhones sold in the while of India in 14 days.
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