Intex plans to launch two 3G phones by January end that will cost around Rs 4,500 and Rs 8,500. Both phones will have multimedia features and the music player will supports popular file formats such as AMR-WB, WAV and MP3.
Sudhir Kumar, assistant general manager of the telecom division at Intex, said to Telecom Yatra, "3G services will start picking up in India by the end of January and during that time we will launch two models of 3G enabled handsets."
He added, "We will launch a low and mid range 3G phone. The low end handset will cost around Rs 4,500 and high end model will cost around Rs 8, 000 plus."
Both phones have multimedia features such as two cameras - a high resolution camera at the back for taking good quality pictures and a low resolution camera on the front for video conferencing, and the music player supports popular file formats such as AMR-WB, WAV and MP3.
The mid range handset has a 3.2 mega pixel camera, and supports Bluetooth, GPS and WiFi. Whereas the low end phone has a 2 mega pixel camera and does not support WiFi.
The phone has a Bolt web browser with tabbed browsing, and has apps for Facebook and Twitter as well.
Intex recently launched a mobile phone with built in projector called V Show, using which it is possible to project movies and still images that are either stored in the phone's memory, or are streamed from the internet.
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