The Hyderabad based company has launched two phones with 4 inch and 3.2 inch screen priced at Rs 8,499 and Rs 5,299 respectively.
Celkon, a Hyderabad based mobile phone maker, has launched two Android mobile phones each with a 1 GHz processor. The first handset called Celkon A95 comes with a 3.2 inch screen and is priced at Rs 5,299 while the second phone, Celkon A97 has a 4 inch screen and is priced at Rs 8,499.
Both the phones are based on Android 2.3 operating system, and come with Mediatek chipsets. Both the phones get 32 GB expandable memory, 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth support.
The A97 is in close competition with Snapdragon based handsets launched by Spice called the Stellar (4 inch screen) and price at Rs 9,999. While Micromax has recently launched A52 with GHz processor priced at Rs 5,699.
The Celkon aiming Rs 1,000 crore turnover in the current fiscal and has lined up at least eight smartphones to launch, according to a company official.
Y Guru, Celkon's managing director, said the company is currently selling about five lakh units a month and is targeting to sell about 10 million units for the current financial year.
"We have registered a turnover of Rs 100 crore in FY11. We registered more than 300 per cent growth last year to Rs 325 crore. The smartphone range and increased traction in the market are expected to contribute to the higher revenue in this year. We aim to do Rs 1,000 crore this year," Guru said in a press conference.
Celkon plans to launch a tablet as well for less than $100 (Rs 4,500) and is also expected to add to the revenue significantly. The tablet would be launched in the next two months, he added.
The company is mulling to set up an assembling unit in Andhra Pradesh and awaiting government's approval for land, he added.
The Celkon Diamond 4G Plus features a 5-inch HD (1280 x 720) IPS display.
The tablets have the same set of features except different screen sizes and battery.
The Celkon CT 111 tablet has a 7 inch touchscreen with 800 x 480 pixels resolution.
Celkon CT722 supports 3G connectivity and comes with OTG support.
The Celkon Millennia 2GB Xpress is upgradable to Android Lollipop.
The Celkon Millennia Xplore's highlight is its 13 megapixel auto focus rear camera and it offers an 8 megapixel selfie camera as well.
Earlier Gionee had launched Marathon M3 with 5000 mAh battery as well which is now available for about Rs 11,000.
The difference between the new Q452 and the month old Q450 is that the later has only 4 GB inbuilt storage, 1.3 GHz quad core processor, but a much better 5 megapixel rear camera.
The affordable Celkon Q405 also offers the Android KitKat operating system and a 4 inch display.
Celkon is also offering a flip cover and a screen guard for free with the phone.