datawind low budget smartphone

DataWind, which is known for its low-budget tablets in India, has recently launched a new affordable smartphone “PocketSurfer GZ” in India.  It comes with one year of free 2G internet browsing with Reliance. The handset is powered by Linux operating system.

Price: Rs. 1,499.

DataWind didn’t share any specifications about the handset, apart from mentioning that it has a touchscreen and rear camera with LED flash.

The purpose of the DataWind company is to break the affordability barriers and bandwidth constraints of networks touching the mass of India at a whole new level.

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It is a developer of wireless, web-access products and services and manufactures low cost tablets for the purpose of education in developing countries.

Developer of wireless, web-access products

It is known for its development of the Aakash tablet computer, which is the world’s cheapest tablet at US $37.99/unit.  The Aakash tablet was developed for India’s Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD).

It manufactures a series of mobile, internet devices, such as PocketSurfer smartphones, UbiSurfer netbooks, and Ubislate tablets.

It’s headquarters is at Mississauga in Ontario, Canada and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Megha Jain

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