At a time when a number of companies are coming up with their new range of smartphones, Pantel Technologies Private Limited (PTPL) has launched its feature phone which provides internet access and is priced at Rs 1,199.
The company has tied up with BSNL to provide devices bundled with BSNL plans.
The Rs 1,199 device will come bundled with 1,199 minutes of talk-time from BSNL free with it; and so on. The customer can avail this talk-time for a 12 months–thereby making the device usage free for the consumer.
The Penta Bharat phone, ‘SaareJahan Se Acha’, is especially designed for delivering internet access at affordable price points. Embedded with a TFT-LCD screen and the proprietary JAVA Operating System, the internet
access makes it suitable for mobile banking, tele-medical care delivery and streaming data delivery.
Besides, its 1800 mAh Lithium-Ion battery gives a standby time of 30 days.Bharat Phone has dual SIM functionality and it comes with a 1.3 Mega Pixel rear Camera; Bluetooth for superfast sharing of files; 64MB RAMÂ and 64MB of internal storage; SMS Scheduler; rich multimedia gaming experience and mobile tracker.
It is a super-slim phone which supports Auto Voice Call Recording; SMS Scheduler and Stereo FM and Recording.
The Department of Posts is the channel distributor for these devices.
Vijender Singh, Managing Director, Pantel Technologies, said, “The Bharat phone range of phones from PENTA are another example of setting a new product paradigm in the marketplace. These devices have been designed around
the user – smart, stylish, sporty, elegant, gamer, entertainer, music lover, movie freak and full of sophistication. We are affirmative that these products — bundled with attractive plans from BSNL – designed specifically for the Aam Admi, will gain quick market acceptance and saliency.”