Rio New York is another smartphone from the company, which goes on sell in India with a price Rs. 4,999 through e-commerce online website snapdeal. Rio Mobile has also launched Rio London with 4-inch display and goes on sell in the country with a price Rs. 3,399.

Rio New YorkThe Rio New York (R501) has a big 5-inch IPS FWVGA (850 X 480 pixels) touchscreen display and is powered by a 1.3 GHz Mediatek MT6582 quad-core processor. The smartphone runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS and is backed by a 512MB RAM.

The Rio R501 is a dual-SIM (WCMDA+GSM) phone, houses an 8MP AF rear snapper with flash and also boasts a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. Connectivity options include in phablet GPRS/EDGE, 3G, Wifi, micro-USB, GPS, FM Radio and Bluetooth.

The 4GB built-in storage of New York (R501) is further expandable with upto 32GB of microSD card. The handset measures 144 X 73.9 X 8.4 mm and no word about its weight. There is a 2000 mAh Li-ion battery is under the hood, that is rated for 7 hrs of talk-time and 300 hrs of standby. It supports Gravity, Proximity and Light sensors.

Rio New York (R501) specifications

  1. 5-inch IPS FWVGA touchscreen display
  2. 850 X 480 pixels resolution
  3. 1.3 GHz Mediatek MT6582 quad-core processor
  4. Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS
  5. 512MB RAM / 4GB ROM
  6. dual-SIM (WCMDA+GSM) with dual standby
  7. 8MP AF rear snapper with flash / 2-megapixel front-facing camera
  8. GPRS/EDGE, 3G, Wifi, micro-USB, GPS, FM Radio and Bluetooth
  9. 8.4 mm thickness
  10. 2000 mAh Li-ion battery