Spice Mobility Launches Stellar, Stellar Horizon and Stellar Craze, Ice Cream Sandwich to boot (PR)
Spice Mobile has launched three new Smartphones in the Android Segment. The Spice Stellar (Mi 425) , Stellar Horizon (Mi 500) and Stellar Craze are the new three launches for Spice all featuring Ice Cream Sandwich either out of the box or upgradability.
SPICE Stellar (Mi425)
We already Unboxed the Device Here , the phone features Android 2.3 (Upgradeable to 4.0), a 4.0 inch Capacitive Touch Screen, a 1 GHz Snapdragon Processor, a 2000 mAh battery along with a 5MP Autofocus + VGA front Camera. The device is a Dual Sim (3G+2G) device with a 32GB internal memory capability.
Price : Rs. 9999
SPICE Stellar Horizon (Mi500)
The device will be unboxed soon, it features a massive 5 inch Capacitive Touch Screen along with Android 4.0 ICS out of the BOX, am impressive 1 GHz Dual Core Snapdragon Processor, large Battery- 2150mAh, and the usually expected Dual SIM (3G + 2G) and 5MP Auto focus + Front camera. WHats more interesting is the fact that the device has 4GB ROM +512 MB RAM of course there is a 32GB upgradability.
Price : Rs.11,999
SPICE Stellar Craze
The Craze is the lower end model out of the three, featuring an 800 MHz processor, 3.5 inch capacitive screen, Dual SIM (3G + 2G) and 5MP camera + front camera. The phone will come with Android 2.3 out of the box but will be upgraded to ICS Android 4.0 soon.
Price: Rs. 6,499
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Spice Unveils India’s First ‘Secure Android’ Smartphones – ‘Spice Stellar”
The Ice Cream Sandwich ready range comes pre-embedded with the latest security solutions
Spice Stellar packs a punch with 1 year data plan – ABSOLUTELY FREE!
Delhi, 6th June 2012: Spice, India’s leading Mobile Internet company today announced the first ever range of ‘Secure Android’ smartphones in Delhi. This new range of smart phones is launched under the name ‘Spice Stellar’ and would come with 3 products with varied screen sizes – 3.5’’, 4’’ and 5’’. Present at the launch were Mr. Kunal Ahooja, Global Head-devices S Mobility Limited and Mr. Calvin Cai, GM-Overseas Business Development and Partnership, NQ Mobile.
The Stellar range offers ‘Security’ as the unique proposition which promises total protection against virus/data loss/theft/financial security on this android device for its customers. The initiative reinforces S Mobility’s efforts in making its devices safe and secure as users are becoming wary of the potential threat to data in their smart phones.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Kunal Ahooja, Global Head – Devices, S Mobility said, “We are happy to tie up with NQ Mobile to offer latest solutions on mobile security for the benefit of our customers. This association will go a long way in reinforcing our brand vision of being ‘One step ahead of the needs of the mobile internet society’. High processor speed coupled with the latest android version on Spice Stellar range of devices, provides rich consumer experience but to ensure that this experience can be enjoyed without any interruption, Mobile Security is equally important!”Spice Stellar, launched today, is powered by the Android 2.3 Gingerbread which is upgradable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). It runs on a powerful 1GHZ Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and generates stunning graphics with 245MHz. Stellar has a big 4.0 inch touch screen which is a first of its kind in this price range. The smartphone also boasts of a huge 2000 mAh battery which provides a backup that lasts up to 7 hours of talk time and up to 120 hours standby. Currently, smartphones run on fast processors and have a lot of applications around them but do not have long lasting batteries to support them. The handset also packs in a 5 megapixel autofocus shooter along with a front camera to support video calls. Given the high end features, the latest handset from Spice’s smartphone stable will be available at a jaw dropping price of Rs. 9,999.
Coming soon will be the Spice Stellar Horizon which has a swanky 5 inch touch screen bundled with the Android 4.0 ICS. It packs in a powerful 1 GHz Dual Core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor that makes multi tasking a piece of cake and a dedicated 300 MHz GPU for the game heads. It possesses a 5MP auto focus camera with a 0.3MP front camera supporting video calling. Other key features include Dual Sim capability, GPS/ AGPS, Wi- Fi Tethering and a big battery life amongst many others.On the other hand also coming soon will be the Spice Stellar Craze that offers a 3.5 inch touch screen, 800 MHz processor and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread which is upgradable to Android 4.0 ICS.
The Spice Stellar Horizon and Spice Stellar Craze will be hitting the retail market by end of this month and will be available at a price of Rs. 11,999 and Rs. 6,499 respectively.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Kunal Ahooja, Global Head-devices S Mobility Limited said, “With the launch of the ‘Stellar’ series of handsets, we have brought in the country’s first secured Android handsets and also created a platform in offering one of the best in technology at an affordable price. We are proud to offer the latest Android ICS platform on the ‘Stellar’ handsets.”
To address mobile data security concerns, Spice has entered into an association with NQ Mobile, one of the leaders in mobile security solutions space with its headquarters co-located in China & USA and operating in more than 150 countries, to provide security software solutions in all Android devices of Spice. The solution is very critical in today’s environment since there are numerous threats in terms of malwares which can steal user’s data, banking information, or simply makes the phone sluggish.
The solutions offered will include an Antivirus that will provide real time protection from malicious Internet threats and also offers flexibility for the user to set a schedule for regular scans of data in the device as well as SD card. Also in the security stable is a Network Manager giving access to data like Traffic, setting monthly data transfer limit. Other features include Anti-Theft and Vault- privacy lock for following apps like, Photos, Videos, SMS and Call Logs & Secret Contacts. The users can update the virus/malware database for a period of six months absolutely free.
Speaking on their association with Spice, Mr. Calvin Cai said, “This cooperation is aimed at alleviating the security concerns in using smartphones for mobile internet activity. We are proud to be associated with Spice and are confident that we will collaborate to offer the best solution for customers in the future as well.”
The Stellar performance comes bundled with Stellar benefits for the consumer. To enable the consumer enjoy uninterrupted and superior mobile internet experience, Spice Stellar comes packed with 1 year data plan – Absolutely Free!
S Mobility has entered into partnership with Aircel, one of the leading 3G telecom operators in the country for its Spice Stellar series of devices. As part of this partnership the consumer is eligible for 100 MB data free per month for a period of 1 year without any additional conditions. The Aircel-Spice partnership promises a long term data usage plan for an unmatched mobile internet experience.
With this tie up, you can now stream your favourite videos, checkout the coolest websites, video chat on Skype, and enjoy loads of other features while staying connected with your world for one full year.
The handsets will be available across India through more than 50,000 retail points including the 750+ Spice HotSpot retail network and www.saholic.com. S Mobility is also conducting the ‘Spice Mobile Indiblogger meet’ on the 10th of June, 2012 in Delhi where the top ranked bloggers from the country will converge to discuss Spice Stellar and its unique features.
About S Mobility Ltd
S Mobility Ltd is one of the fastest growing mobile devices company in India. With a customer base of over 15 million and an annual volume of over 6 million devices, the BSE/NSE listed, S Mobility has market share of nearly 4-5% of the Indian mobile devices market. Known for its innovation, S Mobility has launched several firsts including the Dual SIM phones – across GSM, CDMA, Triband & Touch Screen PDA and smart devices on Android platform. S Mobility also became the first company in the country to introduce a 12 mega pixel camera phone with optical zoom and now has won Golden Peacock Innovation award for India’s 1st 3D phone this year. With business operations spanning across India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka S Mobility is expanding its geographical presence from Indonesia to Ivory Coast. Moving forward the company aims to achieve further brand acceptability among all target segments through a broader offering of cutting-edge handsets that combine mobile phone functionality with enriched content and smart device capabilities for greater high-speed voice and data capacity. S Mobility has been featured in Forbes 2010 Asia’s 200 ‘best under a Billion dollar’ Companies. S Mobility is spearheaded by Dr. B.K. Modi, Global Chairman & Futurepreneur- Si2i. He has set up joint ventures in partnership with global companies in the field of information technology, document processing, telecommunications and cellular telephony. He engineered the S spice brand which is driving business involving technology-innovations, communication and entertainment. Dr.Modi’s vision enabled S Mobility to become one of the first and leading Mobile Internet devices providers in the nation.
About NQ Mobile
NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ), formerly known as NetQin Mobile Inc., is a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy and productivity. The company was one of the first to recognize the growing security threats targeting smartphone users and is now a leading provider of Freemium subscription services with approximately 172 million registered user accounts in over 150 countries. NQ Mobile’s proprietary, cloud-based security solution has been recognized by third-party testing facilities around the world as the most effective solution for detecting and combating mobile threats. NQ Mobile was bestowed the 2011 Technology Pioneer Award by the World Economic Forum for its technology leadership and innovation in mobile security. To facilitate global expansion, NQ Mobile’s headquarters are co-located in Beijing, China and Dallas, TX, USA.
NQ Mobile offers the strongest mobile security and productivity products on the market today, including:
Mobile Security: We protect users from mobile threats, data theft, and privacy intrusion.
Mobile Productivity: We help users better manage their time and relationships.
Intelligent Cloud Services: We provide a customized user experience that can be easily accessed through mobile devices.