Tata Teleservices Limited and Fly Mobile, the mobile handset brand of UK-based Meridian Group, recently announced the launch of its new handset, the CG588. This handset comes with a full QWERTY keypad, mobile e-mail service, dual-SIM (GSM+CDMA), GPRS, 1.3 megapixel camera and so on. It also comes with Nimbuzz and Snaptu applications which allows you to stay connected with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking sites at speeds of up to 153 Kbps.
“The new handset, CG588, is an exciting handset with an alluring form factor, enabling customers to have a differentiated telecom experience. The device is an affordable solution for those who want to stay connected to the Internet and access information services on their mobile phones, while having the convenience and dependability of a high-performance dual-SIM CDMA-GSM handset,” Mr Sunil Batra, President of CDMA Operations at Tata Teleservices Limited, said.
“The phone has an ergonomic QWERTY keyboard and makes for easy navigation, communication and Internet access. We are delighted to partner with the Meridian Group and look forward to many such alliances to further enrich our repertoire of state-of-the-art handsets,” he added.
Fly CG 588 features a 262K color TFT display, 1.3 megapixel camera, full QWERTY keyboard with five-way scroll, dual-SIM (CDMA+GSM), supports both voice and data up to 153Kbps, MP3 player, FM radio, 3.5 mm universal audio jack, 4GB expandable memory, Bluetooth, up to 300 hours of stand-by time, up to 8 hours hours of talk-time, 1500 mAH battery and more.
This handset comes with a price tag of Rs.4,795. With a first recharge of Rs.104, Tata Indicom subscribers will get 1 GB free data usage, 250 local On Net minutes, 250 Local Off Net minutes and 250 SMSs worth Rs.1,500.