Keeping in line with the philosophy of bringing the best in technology at affordable prices, Spice Mobiles and Google have launched India’s first Android One Hindi smartphone — Spice Dream Uno H Android One Phone, focusing on the large Hindi speaking population in the country.
The Spice Dream Uno H, a Hindi version of the recently launched Android One from Google, features for the first time ever a complete Hindi keyboard, voice input along with Hindi versions of popular Google products such as Android OS, Chrome, Search, YouTube and Google Maps amongst other popular applications.
The product has been especially designed for the 300 million Hindi speaking people focusing on states such as Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and the rest of the country. Keeping in line with their focus on creating affordable technology, Google and Spice Mobiles have priced this revolutionary phone at around Rs 6500.
The phone has a sleek design with a 11.43 cm IPS display and features an expandable storage capacity of 32GB to store a large amount of music, movies, photos and videos. Commenting on the launch, Prashant Bindal, Chief Executive Officer, Spice Mobility Ltd, said, “We firmly believe that this revolutionary phone will contribute immensely in connecting the 300 million Hindi speaking masses to the internet with its useful applications such as Google Search, YouTube and Google Maps. After successfully launching the Android One with Google in September this year, this is our next step towards making smartphones more accessible to the Hindi speaking population in the country.”
Caesar Sengupta, VP, Product, Google, said that Google has been pleased to work with Spice over last few months on Android One – a program designed to help bring high-quality, affordable Android devices to everyone. “We are excited by the launch of the second Spice Android One smartphone, this time targeting Hindi users. This is another step in empowering the next billion people”, he adds.
Spice Mobiles, the devices business of Spice Retail Ltd is one of the fastest growing mobile internet devices company in India. With a customer base of over 20 million and an annual volume of over 8 million devices, Spice Mobiles has market share of nearly 4-5 percent of the Indian mobile devices market.