DataWind Flames the Smartphone Market with low-budget PocketSurfer 2G4 and PocketSurfer 3G4

by March 18, 2015 0 comments

DataWind brings PocketSurfer 2G4 Smartphone at Rs.1,999 and PocketSurfer 3G4 smartphone at Rs.2,999 targeting the consumers buying feature phone below Rs. 3,000.

DataWind redefined the meaning of affordability, with the launch of its most affordable smartphone range starting at just Rs 1,999. The new range of smartphones come powered with free unlimited internet browsing for one year on Reliance Communications.

The revolutionary new range of PocketSurfer smartphones were unveiled by H.E. the High Commissioner for Canada to India, Nadir Patel, Parliament Secretary to Minister of International Trade, Canada, Mr. ParmGill, President & CEO of DataWind Suneet Singh Tuli, Prof NK Goyal, President of CMAI and Mr Sujith Haridas, Deputy Director General, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).

Recent industry reports show that more than 1.3 Crore feature phones are purchased in India each month at a price-point below Rs3,000. The new PocketSurfer smartphones would attract the consumers to upgrade and join the digital age at no real increase or extra cost over their current spends on a feature phone.

DataWind PocketSurfer 2G4

DataWind PocketSurfer 2G4

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. Both the phones make use of DataWind’s breakthrough web acceleration technology to deliver the fast internet browsing experience through the UbiSurfer browser. The 5 inch screened PocketSurfer 3G5 smartphone has also been upgraded to include a year of free web browsing.

DataWind PocketSurfer 3G4

DataWind PocketSurfer 3G4

Covered by 18 U.S. and international patents, DataWind’s web delivery platform delivers a fast and affordable route to internet over 2.5G and 3G networks. DataWind’s back-end cloud servers compress and accelerate the delivery of web content by factors of 10x to 30x to render a fast and rich desktop-like web experience even on traditional GPRS/EDGE 2.5G mobile networks. Utilizing DataWind’s technology, a year of unlimited access on the UbiSurfer browser is bundled with PocketSurfer devices and delivered using the Reliance Communications GSM network for free. The free-access does not include audio/video streaming or local-downloads, which can alternatively be accessed by topping-up using market plans.

The products will be available on Naaptol’s TV, print and online shopping platforms starting March 17th, 2015. Starting March 24th, the products will also be available at Sangeetha Mobiles, Spice Hotspot Retail and other key modern trade and retail partners.

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