With an aim to make smartphones accessible to 300 million Hindi speaking population in India at affordable prices, Spice today launched India’s first Android One Hindi smartphone – Spice Dream Uno H Android One Phone. Spice Dream Uno H, a Hindi version of the recently launched Android One from Google, has been at priced of Rs 6499.
The Spice Dream Uno H features for the first time ever a complete Hindi keyboard, voice input along with Hindi versions of popular Google products such as Android OS, Chrome, Search, YouTube and Google Maps amongst other popular applications.
The product has been especially designed for the 300 million Hindi speaking people focusing on states such as Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and the rest of the country. .
The dual SIM 3G smart device is powered with a 1.3 GHz Quad core processor and runs on 4.4.4 Kitkat OS and will soon get the latest Android updates such as Android Lollipop. The phone has a 11.43 cm IPS display and features an expandable storage capacity of 32GB to store a large amount of music, movies, photos and videos, a 5 MP auto focus rear camera and 2 MP front camera.
The device is equipped with a 1700 mAh Li-polymer battery offering a standby time of up to 160 hrs and a talk time of up to 1020 min (2G) and up to 620 min (3G). The Spice Android One Hindi also features exclusive Hindi applications such as Aajtak, Sony live, Hungama, Spice Cloud, Google Translate and Google Hindi Input.
Commenting on the launch, Prashant Bindal, Chief Executive Officer, Spice Mobility Ltd, said, “We firmly believe that this revolutionary phone will contribute immensely in connecting the Hindi speaking masses to the internet with its useful applications such as Google Search, YouTube and Google Maps. After successful launching the Android One with Google in September this year, this is our next step towards making smartphones more accessible to the Hindi speaking population in the country.”
Caesar Sengupta, VP, Product, Google, said, “Google has been pleased to work with Spice over the last few months on Android One — a program designed to help bring high-quality, affordable Android devices to everyone. We are excited by the launch of the second Spice Android One smartphone, this time targeting Hindi users. This is another step in empowering the next billion people.”