Dell Debuts in Indian Smart Phone MarketBy Soumitra Mondal, Gaea News Network
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
The US based PC maker giants have a made an eye ball attracting debut in Indian smart phone market. Dell has launched 2 handsets based on Google Android 2.1 operating systems. The handsets were displayed by Mahesh Bhalla General Manager, Consumer & SMB, Dell India in New Delhi.ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
The high end 3G enabled handsets are named XCD 28 and XCD 35. The phones are available at affordable prices. XCD28 has a list price of Rs 10,999 and XCD will come at Rs 16,990. The prices are tagged keeping the upper end and mid range users in mind.
XCD 28 comes with a 2.8 inches resistive LCD touchscreen display. It has a 3.15 MP camera. The phone is already available in market. The Android 2.1 OS is powered with 600 MHz processor 256MB of RAM and 256MB of ROM. The handset also has Bluetooth and WiFi.
XCD 35 has 3.5 inches OLED touchscreen and a 3 megapixel camera. The Android 2.1 OS is powered with 600MHz processor. Other additions are 3G, Bluetooth and WiFi. The phone has 150MB of internal memory which can be extended up to 32GB using microSD cards. It provides the facility of FM radio and Music player that supports different formats. This handset will be available in market from December 2010.
Apart from these features, these phones also has internet browsing, media players support multiple formats for videos, music and photos. There are features making aware about location. The phones also offer email exchanging facility as well.
The phones are expected to give some competition to existing companies in Indian market such as Samsung, Nokia and HTC.