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DataWind launches affordable smartphone at Rs. 1499

Updated: Aug 12, 2016 13:45 IST      
DataWind launches affordable smartphone at Rs. 1499

New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): Leading provider of low cost internet connectivity and wireless web access products DataWind has redefined the meaning of affordability with the launch of its most affordable smartphone at just Rs. 1,499.

The smartphone comes bundled with one year of free Internet browsing.

"We are focused on driving the cost downward to a level where access to technology becomes universally affordable and democratization of technology finds its true meaning. Therefore, this new launch of smartphone at just Rs. 1499 is a step in that direction. This will certainly enhance the connectivity in the developing nations," said CEO of DataWind, Suneet Singh Tuli.

This most affordable PocketSurfer GZ has features that include touch screen, rear camera and Linux operating system.

DataWind has captured worldwide attention for their disruptive innovation in Ubislate tablets and intend to achieve the same in the smartphone segment as well. Pocketsurfer GZ is an expansion of its product portfolio.

"Hands-free communication has become extremely important and we feel strongly that this technology should reach every corner of the world. DataWind aims to breaks the affordability barriers and bandwidth constraints of networks touching the mass of India at a whole new level," added Tuli.

Internet usage and smartphone ownership in India has increased to 17 percent in the past two years but still lags behind in many developing nations.

DataWind firmly believes that this digital and internet divide can be addressed through technology intervention, at an affordable price.

This device comes with the DataWind's proprietary web delivery technology that offers high speed internet browsing at lowest data costs possible all in all a most affordable, complete infotainment package for the discerning Indian customer.

"While need of internet reflects in every household, our product will enable everyone in the country to afford a smart phone," added Tuli. (ANI)

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