Sistema Shyam TeleServices, which operates its telecom services under the MTS brand, today launched two Android smartphones – MTS MTAG 3.1 and MTS Livewire, in the sub Rs 5,000 category.
Both the phones incorporate Snapdragon S1 processors. Running on CDMA EV-DO Rev A technology, MTS MTAG 3.1 and MTS Livewire support high quality voice and net enabled data services.
According to Vsevolod Rozanov, president and chief executive officer, MTS India, “I am immensely pleased to announce the launch of MTS MTAG 3.1 and MTS Livewire smartphones, incorporating Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S1 processors. This initiative has been designed to take the power of Android to the masses. Launched in the sub Rs 5,000 category, these are the most affordable Android smartphones in India.”
The sleek MTS MTAG 3.1 comes with a 2.8 inch capacitive touchscreen offering 240×320 pixels display. Supporting multi-format audio/video player with 3.5 mm jack, MTS MTAG 3.1 is packed with a 3.2 megapixel camera.
The phone also has the MTS TV application allowing its users on the go access to Live TV and On demand video playback. MTS MTAG 3.1 provides easy access to Google Mail, YouTube, Google Talk and Google Maps. The powerful Voice Search lets the users find information without having to type anything.
Speaking on the occasion Max Yang, chief executive officer, Huawei India said, “We are delighted to partner with MTS India to bring the most affordable Android smartphone to India. MTS MTAG 3.1 comes loaded with a host of features including voice search and a 3.2 megapixel camera.”
MTS Livewire runs on CDMA EV-DO network providing access to high speed Internet. The smartphone provides an easy access to Google Mail, YouTube, Google Talk and Google Maps. Its voice search feature lets the users find information without having to type anything.
Speaking on the occasion Cui Liangjun, chief executive officer, ZTE India said “We are committed to bring high end mobile Internet experience to the masses. It is this belief that has got us to partner with MTS India to launch MTS Livewire. This handset provides a great customer experience including on the go access to Live TV and on demand video playback.”
The handsets will be available from September 1 when the exact pricing of these will be known.