Indian phone maker Spice and Google introduced Android One Hindi smartphone – targeting 300 million Hindi speaking people.
Priced at Rs 6,499, Spice Dream Uno H, a Hindi version of the recently launched Android One from Google, features a Hindi keyboard, voice input along with Hindi versions of Google products such as Android OS, Chrome, Search, YouTube and Google Maps amongst other applications.
Spice will be targeting 300 million Hindi speaking people focusing on states such as Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and the rest of the country.
Prashant Bindal, chief executive officer, Spice Mobility, said: “We believe that this phone will contribute immensely in connecting the 300 million Hindi speaking masses to the internet with its useful applications such as Google Search, YouTube and Google Maps.”
The latest dual SIM 3G smartphone from Spice features 1.3 GHz Quad core Processor, 4.4.4 Kitkat OS, 11.43 cm IPS display, expandable storage capacity of 32GB, 5 MP Auto Focus rear camera and 2 MP front camera.
The device has a 1700 mAh Li-polymer battery offering a standby time of up to 160 hours and a talk time of up to 1020 minutes on 2G and up to 620 minutes on 3G network. The Spice Android One Hindi also features Hindi applications such as Aajtak, Sony live, Hungama, Spice Cloud, Google Translate and Google Hindi Input.
Caesar Sengupta, VP, Product, Google, said: Spice Android One smartphone, targeting Hindi users, is another step in empowering the next billion people.”
In pix: Left Prashant Bindal, CEO Spice Mobility and Rajiv Sethi, CMO, Spice Mobility