BSNL, in partnership with Champion, has launched two low cost Android smartphones. The new handsets, BSNL Champion SM3512 and SM3513 3G will be available for Rs 3,225 and Rs 4,499 respectively, BSNL said in a press release.
Curiously, the SM3512 and SM3513 are listed for Rs 4,499 and Rs 5,499 respectively on the website of Champion India.
Both the phones are identical in nature except that the BSNL Champion SM3512 is a 2G only handset while the other one is a 3G handset. Both the phones have a 3.5 inch touchscreen, dual core processor, Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system, dual SIM slots, 32 GB expandable memory slot, FM with recording facility, WiFi, G-sensor, GPRS, Bluetooth, 1.3 megapixel front camera, 3 megapixel rear camera, and 1300 mAh battery.
BSNL Champion SM3512 at Rs 3,225 will face tremendous opposition from a long list of opponents that include Intex Cloud X5 (Rs 3,260), Byond B51+ (Rs 3,080), Spice Smart Flo Edge Mi-349 (about Rs 3,100) etc. The competition for BSNL Champion SM3513 will be even steeper as it has to face the likes of Karbonn A12+ (4 inch screen, 5 MP rear camera), Intex Cloud Y3 (4 inch screen), and the Samsung Galaxy Star S5282.