S Mobility prices Android Stellar Virtuoso smartphone at Rs 10,499 & tablet at Rs 12,999

Telecom Lead Asia: S Mobility has priced dual-SIM Android Ice-Cream sandwich-based Stellar Virtuoso at Rs 10,499 AND Stellar Pad Mi-1010 tablet at Rs 12,999.

Features of Stellar Virtuoso Mi-495

9.44mm thin body
1.0 GHz Dual Core processor
11.43 cm qHD screen
Android 4.0
8.0 mega-pixel auto focus camera
front-facing 1.3 MP camera
video-calling facility
expandable memory upto 32 GB
1700 mAh battery supports 6 hours talk-time
battery back-up of 200 hours

Features of Spice Stellar Pad Mi-1010

25.65 cm screen
Jelly Bean 4.1 OS
1.5 GHz dual core processor Quadcore GPU
7600 mAh Lithium ion polymer battery
battery offers video playing time of 6 hours and a standby of 15 days
16 GB internal memory

“The launch reflects our belief in constant innovation and customer delight.  Having created the fast evolving segment of Dual-SIM phones in the country, we are glad to offer these technologically advanced and stylish smartphones to our customers, thereby expanding our 3G devices portfolio,” said Dilip Modi, co-founder & Group COO, Spice Group.

Spice currently holds five percent of the handset market share.

“We believe the potential demand of fully-loaded 3G smartphones at an aggressive price point will now fuel the aspirations of the evolved customers,” Modi added.

“We have priced our handsets affordably to ensure rapid uptake by both – 2G users wishing to upgrade to 3G, and existing 3G users – especially in the metros which are traditional strongholds of Spice,” said TM Ramakrishnan, CEO – devices, S Mobility.

The aim is to dominate the key markets across the country with higher penetration in the semi-urban areas.

Spice has made significant investments in the R&D of these products.

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