Under Android One project of Google, Spice Retail has also launched today Spice Dream Uno Android One affordable smartphone for the masses at an attractive price of Rs. 6,399. This smartphone is available exclusively on Flipkart.com. Spice Dream Uno supports 17 Indian languages including Hindi, Telugu, Bangla, Tamil, etc.
Similar to Karbonn Sparkle V and Micromax Canvas A1, Spice Dream Uno is also Google referenced smartphone and feature a 4.5-inch IPS FWVGA (480×854 pixels) 218ppi display, and is powered by a Cortex A7 1.3GHz MediaTek quad-core processor, ARM Mali-400MP2 GPU graphics, paired with 1GB RAM and 4GB of internal storage, which can be increased upto 32GB with the help of a microSD card.
This phone is equipped with a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and is capable of full-HD video capturing. It also houses a 2MP front-facing camera. It is packed with a 1700mAh battery. This is a Dual-SIM phones and for connectivity options, it offers 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, 3.5mm headset jack and GPS.
This smartphone comes with inbuilt FM radio and Google apps such as Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube, Google Search, and Google Translate will come pre-loaded on these phones.
The phone has mediocre hardware specifications, but the main advantage is that this phones will offer a high-quality experience, running the latest version of Android (4.4 KitKat). Google has announced that Android One smartphones will get the new Android L release — an update that will offer Google’s new material design, improved battery life, enhanced security features, and smarter notifications.
To sweeten the deal, Spice Retail is offering a 30-day device replacement guarantee and free 10 GB Spice Cloud + 15 GB Google Drive storage. Airtel is also offering 100 MB of data per month for 6 months for software updates and 200 MB per month for 6 months for app downloads and updates on the first prepaid active Airtel SIM inserted in the Spice Dream Uno.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Dilip Modi, Chairman – Spice Mobility Ltd said “We are excited with the new Android One device, Spice Dream UNO that will empower the consumer to get the best and latest from Android. Consumers can be assured of interesting times ahead, with series of devices, with different value proposition, being introduced from Spice on Android One platform, in upcoming months. We are elated about our tie-up with leading e-commerce platform Flipkart for the exclusive launch of our flagship product Dream UNO and will be launching many more flagship products exclusively through Flipkart in the near future. We plan to capture 10% market share of online sales through these key partnerships.”