Infinix Ghana sold 6,000 units of its Infinix Hot 8 phone on the day of release, reports Ghanaweb. Major retailers in Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi say they are facing shortages of both the Hot 8 and the Hot 8 Lite. The 4G variant of the Hot 8 retails at GHS 569 and the 3G-enabled Hot 8 Lite costs GHS 499.
Some consumers on the Infinix Ghana Facebook and Twitter pages have even offered to pay more to get the device, said Ghanaweb. Retailers have also had lots of customers walking in and offering to pay more, it added. An Infinix Ghana spokesperson said that the company is committed to keeping the price low and that new stock would become available on 07 October.