Karbonn has entered into a licensing and distribution agreement with the txtWeb, the text based app platform to sell mobiles with preloaded apps. Under this partnership, the Karbonn mobile users will have the access to the text based information via SMS for 50 paise per query to Rs 1 per day for unlimited queries on subscription. Basically one can access the Internet and consume information in text only format with or without data connection.
The txtWeb offers variety of apps that cater to range of informative content such as breaking news, financial tools, sports, social networks, academic content, games and more. This information can be consumed anywhere through SMS with 50 paise per query. The average user simply has to SMS the predetermined keywords to get concise information.
Alternatively, the users can also buy a subscription that costs Rs 30 per month or Rs 1 per day for unlimited queries. The key over here is to search and consume absolutely relevant content in text format. Karbonn mobiles will come pre-loaded with the txtWeb apps for the consumers to use them. The txtWeb boasts of about 3500 active apps built by developers and business of India in its portfolio.
Karbonn has not specified the models that will be offered with txtWeb apps preloaded.