The domestic phone maker Spice Mobiles has announced the release of a new budget dual-SIM Android smartphone, called Spice Stellar Mettle Icon in the Indian market today. According to the company, the phone is priced at 6,999, and will go on sale in the market in few coming days. It will also be available via e-retailers Saholic and other leading online stores in the country.
The all new Spice Stellar Mettle Mi-506 runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and boasts 5-inch FWVA touch-screen display and dual-SIM support.
It comes powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz, coupled with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage. It also packs 8MP rear camera with LED flash, 1.3MP front camera and 3G support. The phone includes a powerful 1,800 mAh battery that offers ample talk time to users.
In addition to these innards, Spice has included an array of software tweaks on the smartphone like Pop-up Play, Intelligent Answer, Flip to Mute, and Direct Call.
“Spice has been the enabler for its consumers to dream big. Taking the idea forward is this new product from the Spice stable that gives its consumers the sheer visual pleasure of watching media content and internet browsing on a large 5inch screen, the most desired upgradable screen size for today’s consumers. With the launch of the Mettle Icon, Spice aims to increase its smartphone market share considerably,” said T M Ramakrishnan, CEO – Devices, Spice Retail Limited.