Videocon Mobiles has launched the company’s latest 4G smartphone in the Cube series – Videocon Cube 3 (V50JL) in India at a price tag of Rs. 8,490. It comes Golden Black Checks colour and available on retail stores. It comes pre-loaded with SOS-Be Safe emergency response app and it has Alert, Walk with ME and reach on time features. The power button of the phone acts as an SOS button that can be customised to send alerts with the GPS location to friends. Walk with ME sends location of a user at regular intervals to emergency contacts and Reach On Time sends an alert if a user hasn’t reached a particular destination at the set time. The app makes use of GPS to provide a map view of nearby police stations and hospitals for any critical situation. The “Panic Button” will be across its entire smartphone portfolio as government mandated that all mobile phones sold in India starting from January 1, 2017 comes with panic button.
Commenting on the launch, Vineet Mahajan, Product Business Head, Videocon Smartphone said:
“Videocon Cube 3 is indigenously designed in line up with the brand’s mission of taking forward the power of smartphone technology in the country. Cube 3 makes a perfect choice for aspiring smartphone users who are looking for a powerful 4G device with rich features and youth-oriented design.”
Akshay Dhoot, Head- Technology and Innovation, Videocon said:
“Videocon Smartphone is a consumer-first brand aiming to create indigenous devices, matching up the growing needs of consumers and smartphone eco-system in the country. Smart devices packed with powerful and utility led features are shaping the consumer aspirations and industry growth. With smartphones impacting our lives in many ways, emergency response system or panic button is certainly the need of the hour. We welcome the recent provision by government for devices with emergency response facilities as it will provide a new direction for the industry to empower smartphone users. We are confident that our latest Cube3 handset featuring ‘SOS-Be Safe’ will assist smartphone users during different kind of emergency situations and enhance consumer experience.”
On the specifications front, it features 5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is protected by 2.5D curved Dragontrail X Glass. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor which is paired with Mali T720 GPU & 3GB of RAM . It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and it has 32GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 64GB via microSD card.
On the photography front, it has 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash.
It has dual SIM support and 4G LTE connectivity with support 4G VoLTE (Voice Over LTE), Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS.
It packs 3000mAh battery.