S Mobility has officially launched the Spice Stellar Pinnacle Mi-530 for Rs.13,999. The device will be available exclusively across India through Spice HotSpot retail network and online retail portal Saholic.
The latest addition to the company's Stellar range of phones enters the phablet arena sporting a big 5.3-inch qHD IPS display.The dual-SIM device (3G+3G) runs on Android 4.0 and is upgradable to Jelly Bean.
The Stellar Pinnacle boasts an 8-megapixel rear auto focus camera. But the highlight of the device is that it is the first ever smartphone to don a 5-megapixel autofocus front camera.
Underneath, the device is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM. It comes with 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded by an additional 32GB via microSD. The 2,550mAh Li-ion-Polymer battery claims a talk-time of more than 4 hours.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, 3G/HSPA, Bluetooth 4.0 and an array of sensors. The smartphone comes with Dual Mic Noise Suppression technology reduces the ambient sound interferences to offer clear conversations. Another added feature is the on-board Magnetic Sensor that lets the user take advantage of downloadable e-Compass apps.
Stellar Pinnacle Mi-530 promises a superior user-interface & other features like USB OTG, Pop-up play, Flip to Mute, Intelligent Answer, Direct Call, Gesture Screen Lock, Hi Connect, Boot Acceleration & Power Saving Mode.
Commenting on the launch, T M Ramakrishnan, CEO Devices, S Mobility said, "We have invested heavily in the research and development of the Stellar Pinnacle Mi 530 to offer a superlative user experience and are confident that this premium product from Spice will set new standards in the industry."
The announcement comes just two days after the device was listed on Saholic for the same price. Apart from this, the company has also launched the Spice Stellar Nhance Mi-435 for Rs. 7,199.
The Stellar Nhance Mi-435 sports a 4-inch capacitive touch display with 800x480 pixel resolution and runs on Android 4.0. The device come with an 8-megapixel rear camera with fixed focus and 5x digital zoom and a 1.3-megapixel front camera.
On the inside, the dual-SIM device is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor with 512MB RAM. It has 4GB of internal storage with external expansion support upto 32GB. The Stellar Nhance Mi-435 boasts connectivity options like Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth, USB and GPRS. It comes with a 1,500mAh battery.
S Mobility introduced the Stellar range of Android devices in June last year with the launch of the Spice Stellar (Mi-425), Spice Stellar Craze (Mi-355) and Spice Stellar Horizon (Mi-500) smartphones priced at Rs 9,999, Rs 6,499 and Rs 11,999, respectively.
Earlier this month, the company launched the 4.5-inch Stellar Virtuoso, the company's slimmest smartphone yet for Rs. 10,499.
Spice Stellar Pinnacle Mi-530 key specifications
- 5.3-inch qHD IPS display
- 1.2GHz dual-core processor
- 1GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage, expandable upto 32GB via microSD
- 8-megapixel rear auto focus camera
- 5-megapixel front auto focus camera
- Wi-Fi, 3G/HSPA, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2,550mAh Li-ion battery
- Android 4.0 (upgradable to Jelly Bean)