Alcatel on Wednesday launched its first Firefox OS smartphone in India, the OneTouch Hearth C, priced at Rs. 1,990.
Notably, the Alcatel OneTouch Hearth C, initially introduced at MWC, is the third Firefox OS smartphone launched in India within the span of two months – the opposite 2 are the Intex Cloud FX and Spice Hearth One Mi-FX 1.
Contemplating the worth tag of the Alcatel OneTouch Hearth C, it’s arguably India’s most cost-effective smartphone – abandoning Intex’s Cloud FX (Overview | Photos) that was launched in August at Rs. 1,999. Alcatel has introduced that its Firefox OS smartphone might be out there solely by way of Flipkart. Notably, the corporate had additionally launched the OneTouch Idol X+ earlier this yr by way of Flipkart.
Working Firefox OS, the OneTouch Hearth C comes preloaded with Market, an app retailer for the platform. The Alcatel smartphone additionally helps four regional languages – Bangla, English, Hindi, and Tamil.
Very like the Intex Cloud FX and Spice Hearth One Mi-FX 1, the OneTouch Hearth C additionally comes with a Three.5-inch HVGA (320×480 pixel) show; 1GHz Spreadtrum 6821 processor, and a 1.Three-megapixel rear digicam (whereas no phrase within the front-facing digicam). It helps dual-SIM (GSM+GSM); nonetheless, solely 2G (EDGE) connectivity is accessible. The smartphone is backed by a 1000mAh battery.
Different specs embody 128MB of RAM and 256MB inbuilt storage that is expandable by way of microSD card (as much as 32GB). The Alcatel OneTouch Hearth C might be out there in Blueish Black and Darkish Chocolate colors.
Commenting on the launch, Praveen Valecha, Regional Director, APAC, Alcatel One Contact stated, “As a launch accomplice for Firefox OS, we all know that our clients love its easy person interface and clean navigation. We see a substantial amount of alternative to carry these advantages to extra shoppers on a higher number of units at most inexpensive value and we’re certain of success because it’s an modern product promoting on Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce perfumes platform.”