New Delhi – Rio Mobile has launched out three budget Android smartphones with an exclusive partnership with Snapdeal. It marks the entry of a new Indian smartphone maker into the Indian market, to sell its Android devices through the e-commerce site. The Dual-SIM handsets will be cheap in price, despite having been armed with multi-core processors.
The smartphones have been enthused by and named after three internationally popular cities – London, Paris and New York. The Rio London (R201) is priced at Rs. 3,399, the Rio Paris (R301) is priced at Rs. 4,399 and the Rio New York (R501) is priced at Rs. 4,999 respectively.
“The affordable smartphone market is booming in India and Rio Mobile is debuting with standout devices in their respective price points. As a strategic brand partner, we are committed to making this launch a huge success for Rio Mobile,” said Senior Vice President, Electronics and Home, Snapdeal.com – Tony Navin.
The Rio London R201 sports a 4-inch WVGA bright display, a 5MP rear snapper with LED Flash and a 2MP front-facing camera powered by a 1,500mAh Li-ion battery.
The Rio Paris R301 sports a 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS display, a 5MP rear snapper with LED Flash and a 2MP front-facing camera along with a 1,700mAh removable battery.
Whereas, the Rio New York 501 sports a 5-inch FWVGA IPS display, an 8MP autofocus rear-face snapper with LED Flash and a 2MP front-facing camera along with a 2,000mAh battery.
In other specifications and features, all three smartphones have same common specs. They run on Android 4.4 KitKat OS and are powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-core processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. The handsets offer an internal storage of 4GB.
In terms of connectivity options, all the handset includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and Micro-USB port.