Micromax And MTNL Launches India's Cheapest 3G Handset
By on September 5th, 2009

MicromaxMahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) launched the India’s first operator branded 3G mobile phone, in association with mobile phone maker Micromax.

The H360 will come pre-loaded with applications to enable video calls, mobile TV, social networking, wireless business solutions through web browsing and other Internet-based services. These handsets will initially be available in the cities of Mumbai and Delhi. MTNL became the first 3G mobile service operator in the country by introducing its 3G Jadooservice recently in Delhi and Mumbai.

H360 was formally launched at the India On’ Qualcomm 2009 Conference in New Delhi. The H360 will be available exclusively to  MTNL customers at a price of Rs 5499. Users can now watch live Cricket matches, real-time national & regional news, bollywood  music & movie videos, their favorite TV Soaps, national and regional language channels and much more through the Mobile TV  application available on H360, which has high speed internet access on HSDPA with peak speeds upto 3.6Mbps.

The handset will also offer video telephony for users to see their caller live on screen. Besides this, the available social messenger application allows the users to blog, email, access Facebook and Orkut at all times and stay connected with their  friends and family.


  • Mobile TV
  • Touch screen
  • Dual camera feature 3 megapixel camera and VGA camera for video telephony
  • Video telephony
  • HSDPA 3.6 Mbps
  • Nimbuzz Social Messenger
  • SSL compatible email client supports the following
  • POP3
  • IMAP4
  • SMTP
  • 3 megapixel CMOS Camera
  • (4X Zoom)
  • Night Mode
  • LED flash light
  • Video support
  • WAV camera sound support
  • JPEG support
  • Java support
  • Expandable memory up to 8GB
  • Video player and recorder (MP4, 3gp, 3g2)
  • Audio player and recorder (AMR, AAC, MP3, IMY, MIDI, MMF)
  • MTNL 3G Unitary Offer

    • Free Video Calls (to local own network): 30 minutes
    • Free on-net talk time: Rs 100
    • Free data download: 2 GB
    • Applicability: 1 month
    • Customer price for bundled handset: Rs 5,499.

    MTNL 3G Jodi Offer

    • Free Video Calls (to local own network): 30 minutes
    • Free on-net talk time: Rs.150 (Rs 75 for each Jodi number)
    • Free data download: 4GB (2GB on each Jodi number)
    • Voice calls between the Jodi: Unlimited
    • Applicability: 1 month
    • Customer price for bundled handset: Rs 10,499 (for two Handset)
    Author: Omkar Dutta Google Profile for Omkar Dutta
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