Alcatel OneTouch has launched the low budget smartphone, the Fire C which is running on Firefox OS 1.3, available in India with a price Rs 1990. It will available in India exclusively through Flipkart.
The Alcatel OneTouch Fire C was introduced earlier this year at the MWC. It sports a 3.5-inches HVGA touchscreen display and powered by an 1 GHz Spreadtrum 6821 Processor. It houses an 1.3-megapixel rear camera, but no frontal shooter is available. It has 2G (EDGE) connectivity but Dual SIM (GSM+GSM) supports.
The Firefox OS is based on HTML5, has Adaptive App Search or the Single Window Search and comes pre-loaded with Facebook, Twitter and more apps. It also has Firefox marketplace to download more apps. It supports Indian languages like English, Bangla, Tamil and Hindi.
At the launch, Praveen Valecha, Regional Director, APAC BU India for ALCATEL ONETOUCH, said, “As a launch partner for Firefox OS, we know that our customers love its simple user interface and smooth navigation. We see a great deal of opportunity to bring these benefits to more consumers on a greater variety of devices at most affordable price and we are sure of success as it’s an“innovative product selling on Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce platform.”
Michael Adnani, VP – Retail & Head of Brand Alliances, Flipkart, said, “We are delighted to introduce the new ALCATEL ONETOUCH Fire C on our marketplace. With this new device, we will be expanding our portfolio of affordable smartphones and making it possible for every Indian to own a smartphone just at Rs.1990.”
The Alcatel OneTouch Fire C has 128 MB RAM and 256 MB of internal storage (65 MB free for user), which is expandable up to 32GB with microSD card. In terms of connectivity options, it includes; 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 2G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It suns the device with 1000 mAh battery.
Key specs of Alcatel OneTouch Fire C :
- 3.5-inches HVGA touchscreen display
- 1 GHz Spreadtrum 6821 Processor
- 1.3-megapixel rear camera
- 2G (EDGE), Dual SIM (GSM+GSM), dual standby
- 128 MB RAM
- 256 MB ROM
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 2G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
- 1000 mAh battery
- Firefox OS 1.3