The Zen Mobile Ultraphone U1 is now available for purchase at a price of Rs. 4,999, packing in a decent set of features for catering to the needs of the entry-level segment. The handset is Google-certified and it comes pre-loaded with the Play store for downloading apps and games.
For the said cost, users will be presented with a plethora of capabilities right out of the box. The smartphone is said to be fully compatible with social networking and IM applications such as Facebook, Skype and Gtalk. Tools like Map My India which allows owners to explore places, Cricbuzz that provides the latest cricket news and updates, and nexGTV for live TV and video streaming are also thrown in for free.
Like the recently launched Desire SV and the Aqua 5.0, the Ultraphone U1 is equipped with dual SIM slots. Here, users will be able to throw in 2 GSM-enabled cards and connect to WAP, GPRS or EDGE networks. With Wi-Fi b/g connectivity, they can surf the web and access rich media content online, while Bluetooth with A2DP caters to file transferring and audio streaming needs. A 1GHz processor does all the heavy lifting and visuals are delivered through a 3.5-inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen. The rear houses a 3.2MP camera for video recording and image capture.
Where storage is concerned, the device houses 512MB of hoarding capacity and a microSD card slot that can take up to 16GB. The total number of phonebook entries which can be saved sum up to 1000, while messages are portrayed in a thread styled layout. The company has included a 1200mAh Li-ion battery that’s capable of delivering around 5 hours of talktime or 144 hours of dual standby. Other smartphones in the manufacture’s lineup comprise of the Ultraphone U4 and the yet to be announced Ultraphone U5.
The Zen Mobile Ultraphone U1 can be picked up through the company’s website or through Homeshop18 for Rs. 4,999. The phone is expected to ship within 4 to 5 working days and buyers can opt for cash on delivery payment method.
Key features and specifications:
– Platform: Android 2.3 Gingerbread
– Display: 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen
– Processor: 1GHz single core
– Memory: 512MB internal storage, microSD card slot supporting 16GB
– Connectivity: Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth with A2DP