Bell, which recently entered the Indian mobile phone market, is all set to launch another smartphone at just Rs 500.
“Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd., with immense support from Make In India,Digital India and Skill India programs is well poised to launch the most affordable smartphone ever,” the company said in a press note.
“The phone will be popularly priced at under Rs 500. The final price announcement and the launch would be done by Shri Manohar Parrikkar, Hon’ble Union minister, Ministry of Defense, Govt. of India in the presence of Shri Murali Manohar Joshi, Hon’ble Member of Parliament,” the company further added.
The launch event is scheduled for 17th February, 2016 and will be held from 7 PM onwards at Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
As of now the company is offering one smartphone, two feature phones and a power bank.
The smartphone, named as Smart 101, has a price tag of Rs 2,999 while the feature phones, Master and 4u, are priced at Rs 999 and Rs 799 respectively. The 5600 mAh power bank, called Kiwi, is priced at just Rs 399.
In terms of specs, the Bell Smart 101 offers a 5 inch IPS display with qHD (540×960 pixels) resolution, a 1.3 GHz quad core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB of internal memory, 8 megapixel rear auto focus camera and a 3.2 megapixel front camera. The handset has a 2800 mAh battery. It comes with smart wake and hot knot features. It is available in white body and golden rim, and black body with grey rim colours.