Spice Mobiles has announced the launch of its new budget Android smartphone in the country today. Priced at INR 6,999, the new Spice Stellar Mettle Icon Mi-506 runs on Android 4.2 and packs dual-SIM support.
The phone also comes with 1.3GHz dual-core processor, 5-inch FWVGA display, 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. The phone also includes 3G support, 8MP rear camera, 1.3MP front camera, and 1800 mAh battery.
According to Spice, it has included quite a 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.
The phone will go on sale in the coming days and will be available at Saholic.com and major retailers.