From Flaunt It To Value For Money, Its Here

Updated: Jun 30 2002, 05:30am hrs
Mobile mania is here to stay. The latest to hit the shelves is the Fisio range from Philips. The three new models in this range are aimed at attracting consumers who believe in personalisation of mobile phones.

Says Rajeev Karwal, senior vice-president, Consumer Electronics, Philips India, The Fisio range offers todays discerning mobile phone consumers greater personalisation choice and versatility.

Fisios slogan is Close To Human Nature. Mr Karwal provides an explanation: More and more people are considering mobile phones as an extension of their personality nowadays.

Fisio 820 is for those who want to flaunt themselves. This bluetooth enabled, GPRS (class 10) handset with an LCD screen and a personalised screensaver or wallpaper facility promises not to let down anyone who loves to show off. Available in three colours, Sahara (light gold) and Crystal (light blue) in a satin finish and Mars (red) in a bright, high-gloss finish, Fisio 820 weighs 85 grams. The phone has a talk time of up to five and a half hours and a standby time of up to 12 days. It is priced at Rs 21,995.

Praveen Valecha, general manager, Wireless, Consumer Electronics Division, Philips India, says Fisio 620 is for those who are young at heart. This GPRS (class 10) handset with mobile Internet access weighs only 85 grams and comes in three colours: silver blue, soft skin blue and opal white. The front and back covers are exchangeable and available as accessories. The phone offers a choice of five inbuilt screen savers, downloadable games and melodies that are operator dependent. It has a talk time of four hours and a stand-by time of 330 hours. Fisio 620 costs Rs 11,995.

Fisio 120 is aimed at the value for money conscious segment. Priced at Rs 5,990, this phone has a GSM phase 2 handset. The other key features include changeable front covers and T9 text messaging, which enables faster SMS messaging. The phone weighs 95 grams, has a talk time of up to four hours and a stand-by time of two weeks.

These phones are available at select Philips counters across the country.