Videocon mobile phones enters AndroidTM market with “ZEUS”
Videocon Mobile Phones announced its entry in the AndroidTM phone market, by launching ‘Videocon Zeus’ in the Indian market. ‘Videocon Zeus’ is Android TM 2.1 (Éclair) ready with a large 3.2 inch multi-touch (capacitive) screen with 600 MHz Qualcomm Microprocessor, 5MP camera, Wi-Fi, A-GPS and Push Mail amongst many other features. Alongside with ZEUS the company is extending its range of mobile phones and is introducing additional four new phones.
The Android TM powered Zeus replicates the PC experience for the user on the move. The Android TM Operating System provides a seamless integration of the device with the Internet and also provides an intuitive access to over 70,000 applications in the Android TM Marketplace for easy download and installation. The Preloaded Applications on the Zeus opens up a whole new dimension of internet for the user.
Other mobile phones introduced are Videocon V1410, V1603, V1475 & V1606 **
On the launch, Mr. Rahul Goel, COO, Videocon Mobile Phones said: “Mobile phone market today is very dynamic and price sensitive & people are looking for a Mobile phone that can not only express their style but at the same time is unique in its own self. With the new launches we try to get interesting new elements in the industry and are very positive that it will create the desired newness in the Mobile Phone industry.”
Videocon V1410 is the First ever mobile device with integrated Laser Pointer. The Laser Pointer Phone is full of mischief. V1410 also features a VGA Camera, Bluetooth, 1.8” TFT screen and Micro-SD up to 4GB.
The Innovation goes into an overdrive with the Videocon V1603. V1603 the first ever mobile phone with Dual Battery and Dual T Flash card slot available in the market. Now the user can toggle between the two power sources and the external battery can actually be removed if the phone is on alternate power. It has a Dual T-Flash Card slot that not only provides a healthy 8 GB external storage space, but also provides the flexibility to hot swap the external card. (Meaning that the external SIM can be removed from the slot without switching the phone off)
QWERTY phones being the style statement at Videocon and the V1475 takes this story further. The V1475 is a Stylish QWERTY phone available in 4 trendy and fashionable colours.
Videocon V1606 is a Multimedia device with 2MP HD Camera and Dual Loud Speakers and a large 6cm TFT screen with brilliant screen clarity.
On the launch, Mr. Anil Khera, CEO, Videocon Mobile Phones said: “Our objective is to emerge amongst the leading players based on our range and offerings. The entry into the Android TM space extends our offering, thus placing us better amongst the leading Indian players, and we are keen to enhance our penetration across the markets.”
Videocon Mobile phones is emphasizing on its distribution channels to make these handsets available to its consumers for a value for money proposition. The company has a strong after sales service with its dedicated call centre and 430 plus authorised service centres are readily available for the consumers for any queries, issues and support.
Videocon Mobile Phones was awarded the Product of the Year 2010 in the ‘Value Phones’ category for their V1405. Product of the Year is an internationally recognized standard that celebrates and rewards the best innovations in consumer products. Thousands and thousands of discerning consumers across India evaluate the innovations and choose only the best as their Product of the Year.
‘Videocon Zeus’ is Android TM OS Phone powered by Qualcomm 600 MHz Micro-processor. It is a 3.5 G phone, has a large 3.2 inch multi-touch (capacitive) screen with Motion G Sensor, a 5MP Camera with LED flash and 24FPS Video Recording. One can choose applications on the phone from over 70,000 applications via the Android TM Marketplace. Zeus has Wi-Fi, Push Mail, Accelerometer and Customizable 5 screens. It comes with TWO batteries of 1230 mAh each, Car Charger, Carrying Pouch, a Special Application’s Guide, and has a pre-bundled 8GB Card. Internal memory is 512KB and is expandable up to a whopping 32 GB. It also supports Multiple Bluetooth profiles: A2DP, GAP, HFP, HSP and not to forget it also has A-GPS and Geo-Tagging too.Price is 12,900
‘V 1410’ is first ever mobile Integrated with Laser Torch & a Dual Tone Body Colour (Green/White, Blue/Black and Orange/Black). It comes with a VGA Camera with Video Recorder & Video Player supporting MP4/3GP/AVI formats. It also has an MP3 player & FM recording feature , a 4.5 cms (1.8”) 65K Colour TFT screen, Bluetooth, 1000 Phonebook / 500 SMS Memory, Dual SIM, Dual Standby, 1000 mAH Battery with 360 minute talk time/ 360 hour stand-by time.
‘V 1603’ is the first mobile phone with dual battery - External and Internal Battery with toggle key and also is a Dual T Flash phone with an external hot swappable micro SD card, which means that the user does not have to shut down the phone to change SD cards, It is a 2 MP Camera phone with 2.4” screen. The Dual batteries give a talk time of 4+1 hour and 250 +50 hours of standby time. Its two memory card slot supports 4GB expandable memory card each.
‘V1606’ is a Multimedia, Dual SIM Dual Standby (GSM + GSM) phone. It boasts a 2MP HD Camera with AVI Video Recording, 3GP/MP4 Video play back, FM Radio on Loud Speaker, MP3 player with dedicated music keys and memory expandable Up-to 4GB, 1000 Phonebook/1000 SMS memory and Dual Band GSM 900/1800.
‘V1475’, is a Stylish QWERTY keypad phone. It comes in 4 trendy and fashionable colours to choose from. It has a Hi Resolution 2” TFT screen ,VGA Camera with Video Recording, MP3Player with Memory expandable up to 4GB, Bluetooth, FM radio and FM recording, V1475’ provides entertainment on the move. It also comes with a Preloaded Social Networking Applications.