Datawind, known for launching low-cost Aakash tablets has today launched two new entry-level smartphones in its PocketSurfer series called as Datawind PocketSurfer 2G4X and PocketSurfer 3G4Z in India. The smartphones are the upgrades over the 2G4 and 3G4 that launched last year in March 2015. The 2G4X and 3G4Z are priced at Rs. 2,499 and Rs. 3,999 respectively and also come bundled with unlimited internet browsing for one year for Reliance and Telenor pre-paid customers.
Commenting on the launch, Suneet Singh Tuli, President & CEO of DataWind Inc. said, With these phones, we are expanding our portfolio of being a leading player in the affordable low-cost segment and offering Indian consumers a the unique combination of superior technology complemented with unmatched style. Like its predecessors, these phones offer the right, a mix of features and internet connectivity.” It reinforces our commitment to massify and democratize technology by empowering the consumers with the best and Unique innovations that offer high value for them. With every product we launch, we want more and more people to join the digital age.
Lets deep dive into the specifications-
DataWind PocketSurfer 2G4X
The PocketSurfer 2G4X is the most basic device and also features low-end specifications. The smartphone sports 3.5-inch (320×480 pixels) display and comes powered by Cortex A5 1GHz processor. It comes with 256MB, 512MB of internal storage and also supports microSD card slot for expansion upto 32GB. The device supports dual sim dual standby and runs on older Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box. The device sports VGA front and rear cameras and comes with basic connectivity options like 2G EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and microUSB port.
DataWind PocketSurfer 3G4Z
The PocketSurfer 3G4Z sports 4-inch (480×800 pixels) WVGA display offering a pixel density of 233ppi. Under the hood, it packs single-core Cortex A7 processor clocked at 1GHz paired with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of built-in storage and microSD card slot for further expansion upto 32GB. On the camera part, the smartphone sports a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a VGA front-facing camera for selfie images. It supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat out of the box. The device comes with standard connectivity options like 2G/3G, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and microUSB 2.0 port.