Following the 'Make in India' initiative, Videocon on Thursday launched its Z55 Dash, which as per the company has been completely designed in India. The smartphone have been given a maximum retail price of Rs. 8,499, but is available exclusively on Flipkart at Rs. 6,490. The Videocon Z55 Dash will be available in Black/ White, and White/ Chrome colour variants.
The Android 4.4.2 KitKat-based Videocon Z55 Dash comes with dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) support. It features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display with Dragontrail X Glass, and is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core processor alongside 1GB of RAM. It includes 8GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB).
The Videocon Z55 Dash features an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash, while also housing a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear camera lens is made of Corning Glass with 'dual anti-reflective coating'. Connectivity options on the smartphone include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, and 3G. It packs a 2200mAh battery and includes ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor.
The Z55 Dash comes preloaded with V-Safe app, which is designed for emergency purposes to contact family and friends, and also comes with a 90-day free subscription to the V-Secure antivirus app.
"Videocon Mobiles understands the pulse of new-age consumers hailing from metro as well as Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities. The new Z55 Dash is designed to meet the needs of these dynamic consumers and their changing needs. It is the testament of Videocon's domestic manufacturing excellence and consumer insight. A combination of great functionality and design, Z55 Dash offers affordability and stylishness along with a smooth, faster and an elevated user experience. By manufacturing the handsets locally, Videocon Mobile Phones endeavours to offer affordability and stylishness to Indian consumers and bring in a unique and never before seen mobile experience in Indian mobile market," said Jerold Pereira, CEO, Videocon Mobile Phones.