Smart Namo, an android smartphone named after Gujarat’s Chief Minister Narendra Modi, is coming soon, expected to arrive by September. Narendra Modi is the first Indian political leader to have a smartphone named after him very soon. The phone will be called “Smart Namo”, NAMO stands for Narendra Modi and Next Generation Android Mobile Odyssey. Namo is an independent body of fans of Mr. Narendra Modi.
The Smart Namo smartphone will come with Full HD 1080p IPS 5-inches display with Corning Glass 2. It will be powered by a 1.5GHz MT6589 Turbo Chipset from MediaTek and PowerVR SGX544 GPU. The phone will feature a 13MP rear camera and it will be capable of recording Full HD videos. The device will be a dual SIM(GSM+GSM) smartphone and will have a 2500mAh battery. Smart Namo smartphone will run on Android v4.2.1 Jelly Bean. It will be upgradable to Android v4.3 over the air when available in India. The phone will come with features like DLNA and NFC.
The phone will be available in four different variants — 1GB RAM with 16GB ROM, and 2GB RAM with 16/32/64GB ROM. Wallpapers, themes and custom ROMs can be downloaded from the website. The phone will be pre-loaded with apps pertaining to the BJP, Narendra Modi and India Vision.
According to the official statement on the website, “We are fans of Shri, Narendra Modi, our forthcoming future leader of our great nation India, we are manufacturing latest android handset dedicated to the “IRONMAN” of modern India. We are from land of Gujarat & in electronic smartphone business in China. NAMO stands for Narendra Modi and Next Generation Android Mobile Odyssey. Our product is our way of dedication & respect to our great nation leader. We will be launching NAMO Android handset with Shri Narendra Modi “signature edition” ,for which process is under way !!! We will launch our handset very soon”.
The Smart Namo smartphone is expected to arrive by September and is likely to be available at the starting price range of Rs 16,000. In addition to the smartphones, team Namo also plans to introduce feature phones starting from Rs.1,000.
The compamy also plans to launch a signature edition of the different variants of the phone carrying the signature of Narendra Modi himself, which will be auctioned on eBay. The signature edition of the phone will be priced around Rs.15,000 for the 1 GB RAM version with 16 GB ROM and Rs 21,000 for the 2 GB RAM with 32 GB ROM. The signature version of 2GB RAM with 64GB ROM phone variant will be auctioned on eBay.
Ameet Desai is currently in charge of handling the product and the Smart Namo team. He has been running a manufacturing company for OEM smartphones in China for six years now. He believes that the Smart Namo will compete with the top brands in India.
The manufacturer has already received purchase requests from over 65,000 people. A UK/USA edition or an NRI edition is also under consideration.
Specifications of Smart Namo Smartphone
- 5-inches Full HD 1080p IPS Display with Corning Glass 2
- 1.5GHz MT6589 Turbo Chipset from MediaTek
- PowerVR SGX544 GPU
- 1 GB/ 2 GB RAM
- 13MP rear Camera
- Android v4.2.1 Jelly Bean (upgradable to Android v4.3 )
- DLNA, NFC
- Dual SIM(GSM+GSM)
- 2500mAh Battery
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