Spice Stellar Horizon, the Android 4.0 based smartphone with 5 inch screen priced at just Rs 12,000 was announced by Spice Mobility at the beginning of June and was expected to be available by June end, but it has been delayed and will be available only by end of July.
A Spice official told The Mobile Indian, “Due to some shipment delays the availability of Spice Stellar Horizon and Spice Stellar Craze has been delayed. We hope to make the phone available in the market latest my end of July. However, we are pushing hard to release it earlier by middle of July.”
The Android ICS based Spice Stellar Horizon Mi-500 is priced at Rs 11,999 while the Craze MI-355 will be sold for Rs 6,499. Both are dual SIM phones and will also come preloaded with Netqin anti-virus.
Spice Mi-500 has a 5 inch capacitive touchscreen. It has a 1 GHz dual core Snapdragon processor along with Android ICS operating system and 512 MB RAM. It has 4 GB of internal memory expandable to 32 GB.
The Mi-500 has a 5 megapixel autofocus rear camera along with a VGA front camera. It has SRS audio sound enhancement and a 2150 battery. Besides, it has all the usual Android features like Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS etc.
Craze Mi-355 on the other hand will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system upgradeable to Android 4.0.
This dual SIM smartphone too has a 5 megapixel rear camera alongwith 0.3 megapixel front camera. Besides, this 3.5 inch capacitive touchscreen phone has an 800 MHz processor, 1420 mAh battery and usual features like Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS etc.
Another Spice dual SIM Android smartphone, called Spice Mi-425 or Stellar, is available for Rs 9,999 and is Android ICS ready. You can read about it here.
Spice spokesperson said, “We have got great response for the Stellar, and given the number of inquiries we are getting for Spice Stellar Horizon; we think that it will be a big hit for us.”