Datawind has launched two new entry-level smartphones in India, the PocketSurfer 2G4X and PocketSurfer 3G4Z. Priced at Rs. 2,499 and Rs. 3,999 respectively, the new Datawind PocketSurfer 2G4X and the PocketSurfer 3G4Z smartphones are now available to buy via several retail outlets in the country. The smartphones are also available via PocketSurfer website.
Both the new Datawind smartphones will come bundled with free Internet browsing on Reliance and Telenor networks for a year. The first year of free unlimited Internet browsing via the UbiSurfer browser does not include audio/ video streaming or local-downloads. Datawind says users will have to purchase separate top-up plans for this.
The Datawind PocketSurfer 2G4X features a 3.5-inch (320×480 pixels) display; 1GHz single-core processor with 256MB of RAM. It comes with 512MB built-in storage which can be expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean-based smartphone features 0.3-megapixel front and rear cameras. It supports dual-SIM and comes with EDGE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity options.
The Datawind PocketSurfer 3G4Z smartphone features a 4-inch (480×800 pixels) display and is powered by a 1GHz single-core processor with 512MB of RAM. It includes 4GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD card up to 32GB.
The smartphone runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat and supports dual-SIM. It sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and also houses a 0.3-megapixel front camera. It supports 3G, EDGE/ GPRS, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, and Bluetooth connectivity options.
Announcing the new PocketSurfer smartphones, Suneet Singh Tuli, President and CEO of DataWind said, “With these phones, we are expanding our portfolio of being a leading player in low cost affordable segment and offering Indian consumers a unique combination of superior technology complemented with unmatched style. As its predecessors, these phones offer the right mix of features and Internet connectivity.”