S Mobility has added another feather in its Stellar series with the Stellar Virtuoso Mi 495. Apart from this Spice has also unveiled its Android tablet - Spice Stellar Pad Mi-1010.
Stellar Virtuoso is only 9.4mm thick and is being touted by the company as the slimmest smartphone by any of the Indian handset market. Priced at Rs. 10,499, Spice Virtuoso Mi 495 is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor with 512MB RAM and runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It has 4.5-inch qHD screen, a 8.0 megapixel auto focus rear camera with flash and a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera. Spice Virtuoso Mi 495 is a dual-SIM smartphone that comes with 1700 mAh battery. There is 4GB internal storage on-board, which can be expanded up to 32GB.
To sweeten the deal, Spice is offering a free leather cover and a screen guard, worth Rs. 1,000 along with this smartphone. Spice currently claims that it commands 5 percent of the smartphone market in India and is hoping that with the launch of this smartphone, it will be able to increase its market share in 2013.
Spice Stellar Pad Mi-1010 is a 10.1-inch HD tablet with IPS display and comes with 1.5 GHz dual-Core Processor with 1GB DDR3 RAM. This tablet runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and will be available in the market for Rs. 12,999. It comes with 16GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 32GB through microSD card. Spice Stellar Pad Mi-1010 comes with a 7600 mAh Lithium ion polymer battery, which the company claims will play video for 6 hours and has a standby of 15 days.
The Spice Stellar Pad Mi-1010 comes with a 3-megapixel rear camera and a VGA front camera on-board. Spice is offering a leather cover worth Rs. 2,000 and a USB on-the-go cable free with the purchase of Spice Stellar Pad Mi-1010.
Commenting on the launch, Dilip Modi, Co-Founder & Group COO, Spice Group said: "The launch reflects our belief in constant innovation and customer delight. Having created the fast evolving segment of Dual-SIM phones in the country, we are glad to offer these technologically advanced and stylish smartphones to our customers, thereby expanding our 3G devices portfolio."
T M Ramakrishnan, CEO - Devices, S Mobility said, "We have priced our handsets affordably to ensure rapid uptake by both - 2G users wishing to upgrade to 3G, and existing 3G users - especially in the metros which are traditional strongholds of Spice. Our focus on consumer experience has been compulsive and keeping in line with the same, we have brought in the dual-core processor with quad-core graphics in the tablet segment and the smart & sleekly designed Virtuoso smartphone."
Key specifications of Stellar Virtuoso Mi 495
Key specifications of Spice Stellar Pad Mi-1010
- 4.5-inch qHD screen
- 1 GHz dual-core processor
- 4GB internal storage + 512 MB RAM
- Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- 8-megapixel auto focus camera and 1.3-megapixel
- Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Tethering
- 1700 mAh Battery
- G-Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor
- Expandable Memory up to 32 GB
- 10.1-inch HD TFT screen with HD Resolution 1280x800
- 1.5 GHz dual-core processor with quad-core GPU
- 16GB internal storage
- 1GB DDR3 RAM
- Expandable storage up to 32 GB
- Wi-Fi support
- 3D G-Sensor
- HDMI & OTG
- 3MP + VGA camera
- 7600mAh Li-ion Polymer Battery
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean