Celkon Mobiles has launched its third AR Rahman-themed smartphone, the
AR40 for Rs. 5,999, under the RahmanIshq series. The smartphone will be
available in physical stores and at online retailers across the country
in coming days, as per the company.
The Celkon RahmanIshq AR40 is
being promoted as a music smartphone by the company and is targeted to
music lovers, much like the AR45 and AR50. The Celkon RahmanIshq AR40
comes with a 4-inch display (unspecified resolution) and is powered by a
1.2GHz dual-core processor. The AR40 runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out
of the box and supports FOTA (firmware-over-the-air). The smartphones
comes with 512MB of RAM and includes 4GB of inbuilt storage, further
expandable up to 32GB with microSD card.
The AR40 sports
3.2-megapixel rear autofocus camera and also houses a VGA front-facing
camera. Connectivity features on the device include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth,
GPS/ AGPS and 3G. It packs a 1500mAh battery, though no word on talktime
and standby time. It is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device with support for
The Celkon RahmanIshq AR40, much like the AR50 and AR45, features special ringtones composed by music director AR Rahman.
on the launch, Y Guru, Chairman and Managing Director, Celkon Mobiles
said "We are committed to our promise of extending unparalleled services
to millions of consumers across the country. We are proud to share that
our customers can enjoy the special tune composed for Celkon RahmanIshq
series that will be used extensively for the Celkon smartphones.
Affordable innovation is the genesis of RahmanIshq."
month, Celkon launched two smartphones, the AR45 and AR50 under RahmanIshq series.
The Celkon RahmanIshq
4.5-inch FWVGA (480x854 pixels) display and is powered by a 1.2GHz
dual-core Cortex A7 MediaTek processor. The device runs Android 4.2.2
Jelly Bean and supports dual-SIM with dual standby.
On the other
hand, the Celkon RahmanIshq AR50 comes with 5-inch display (unspecified
resolution) and is powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex A7 processor.
The AR50 runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box and supports
dual-SIM with dual standby.
Mobiles launched in October 2013
Celkon RahmanIshq AR40 key specifications
- 4-inch display (unspecified resolution)
- 1.2GHz dual-core processor
- Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)
- 512MB of RAM
- 4GB of inbuilt storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
- 3.2-megapixel rear autofocus camera
- VGA front-facing camera