Datawind launches 2G, 3G smartphones with free internet

  • IANS, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 18, 2015 16:48 IST

Low-cost internet connectivity and wireless web access products company Datawind on Tuesday launched its affordable smartphone range, which will come with free unlimited internet browsing for one year on Reliance Communications, a company statement said.

Priced at Rs. 1,999, the PocketSurfer 2G4 is a 3.5-inch, dual SIM, EDGE network compatible smartphone and the PocketSurfer 3G4 is a 4 inch, dual SIM, dual camera, 3G network compatible smartphone priced at Rs. 2,999.

Priced at Rs. 5,499 the 5-inch PocketSurfer 3G5 smartphone has been upgraded to include a year of free web browsing, the statement said.

Datawind had also manufactured Aakash tablet earlier.

"We are passionate about technology and access that enables and empowers the common man to achieve more in every conceivable way," said Suneet Singh Tuli, president & CEO, DataWind.

"With this new range of ultra-low cost smartphones, powered with free internet access by India's leading network, we hope to ignite a spark that will revolutionise India's movement towards achieving its grand vision of a Digital India," he added.

"We are delighted to partner with DataWind and offer unlimited data for 12 months on our high-speed GSM data network, which will lead to a unique user experience on the PocketSurfer smartphones," said Gurdeep Singh, CEO, consumer business, Reliance Communications.

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