Budget Android segment heats up as Motorola Fire arrives in India
September, 14th 2011
Global handset maker Motorola has launched its Motorola Fire model in the Indian market.
Available for Rs 9,199 through Flipkart, the phone has an ARM 11 600 MHz Processor, a 2.8 inch (320 x 240 pixels) capacitive multi-touch display and full QWERTY keypad. Read: LG announces successor to Optimus One; 'Hub' to arrive next month
13.45mm thick and 110g light, the phone runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, and comes with 256MB RAM and 512MB ROM that is expandable up to 32GB with MicroSD.
Other features include a 3MP camera, 3G, b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio RDS.
Wi-Fi enabled, Motorola Fire has a 1420mAh battery that offers up to 8 hours talk time and up to 27 days in standby in 3G.
*The budget-Android smartphone segment in India has seen several new models being launched in the recent months, including Spice Mi-310 (Rs 6,9145), Samsung Galaxy Ace (Rs 13,900), Samsung Galaxy Fit (Rs 10,359), Samsung Galaxy Pop (Rs 8,300), LG Optimus One (Rs 10, 300)and the Huawei Ideos series (Rs 7,130 to Rs 14,307).