Fly MV282 Dual-SIM Multimedia Phone Launched In India For Rs.2,889

Fly Mobiles recently launched a new multimedia phone, Fly MV282. This handset comes with dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) capabilities. Fly MV282 features the King Movie technology, which is basically a high rate compression video format. It allows the user to store ample of music videos and movies in a limited storage space and provides better user experience. The King Movie technology reduces the video to 1/10th of the original size.

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Fly MV 282 features a 2.8 inch QVGA TFT display, sporting a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, dual-SIM (GSM+GSM), 2 megapixel camera, video recording capabilities, GPRS/EDGE, WAP Browser, MP3 ringtones, English/Hindi support, Auto Call Recording, Call Conference, Torch Light and so on.

Other features include a 3.5mm headset jack, Audio Player with Equalizer, SMS Blacklist, Anti Theft, 613 KB internal memory, 32 GB expandable memory, T-Flash card slot, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, 1000 phonebook entries, up to 400 hrs of stand-by time, up to 15 hrs of talk-time and a 2000 mAh battery.

This handset allows you to stay connected with your family and friends, thanks to the pre-installed Nimbuzz app. The user can not only set a gif image as a wallpaper, but the user can also set a video on the idle screen. The Fly MV282 multimedia phone comes with a price tag of just Rs.2,889 (approx. $60) in India.

Motorola Launches 5 Cheap Phones in India

Motorola which has been seeing declining sales in the Indian markets due to several other cheap mobile phone makers, has introduced 5 new cheap entry level handsets in India. The low cost handsets will be launched under the MOTOYUVA brand.

All the new Motorola handsets are priced between Rs. 1,490 and Rs. 2,890 and offer basic functionalities like color display, FM radio, USB port and memory slot. Motorola has unveiled the WX181, WX260, WX265, WX290 and WX295 phones in India.

MOTO WX181 Details


The MOTO W181 is the most basic of these devices and does not have a memory slot. The phone supports GSM 900/1800 and also has a Mini USB connection. In addition to that the phone also has a built-in FM Radio player. The display is 1.5 inches, 128×128 pixels and supports 65K colors. It also has support for midi ringtones, screensavers and . MOTO WX181 is the cheapest phone and will sell for Rs. 1,490.

MOTO WX260 Details


Unlike the MOTO W181, MOTO WX260 has a memory slot expansion through a MicroSD card and can store up to 800 address entries on the phone. The phone also has a FM radio player.  MOTO WX260 also has a 1.8 inch, 128×160 pixels display with 65K TFT. Data can be expanded up to 2GB using a MicroSD card.

MOTO WX260 supports midi and MP3 ringtones and also supports wallpapers. The phone is again a GSM 900/1800 and also supports GPRS Class 10 and Mini USB connectivity.

MOTO WX265 Details


MOTO WX265 is a "Flip phone" and is a bit advanced than the first two phones. It also has support MicroSD cards up to 2GB and also has Bluetooth connectivity. The phone also has FM Radio, GPRS Class 10 support and Mini USB connectivity. MOTO WX265 also comes with preloaded Games and support MP3 ringtones. The display of the MOTO WX265 is 65K TFT with a 1.8 inch, 128×160 pixels screen.

MOTO WX290 Details


MOTO WX290 is a advanced phone in the 5 phones released and has a VGA camera, along with support for Bluetooth connectivity, GPRS Class 10 support and USB Connectivity. MOTO WX290 also has support for a MicroSD card which can be expanded to 2GB. The display is same as the MOTO @X265 and it also has a built-in FM Radio and MP3 ringtones.

MOTO WX295 Details


MOTO WX295 is the most advanced phone of the lot and is a "Flip phone" with a VGA camera. Just like the other phones WX295 also has a MicroSD card support up to 2GB and Bluetooth connectivity. WX295 also has FM radio support and has games preloaded with the device. There are two displays on the phone and the internal is 1.8 inch, 128×160 pixels whereas the external display is 96×16 pixels.

Considering that Nokia is the king in the Indian market and people have lots of cheap options available along with several cheap Dual SIM phones in India, this strategy of targeting  lower end consumers by Motorola may help them gain more market share.

Zen Mobiles Launches Dual SIM X380 Mobile Phone

After the launch of a Dual SIM G-Fone G-588 CDMA/GSM phone in India for Rs. 5,799, India is seeing another low-end cheap Dual SIM GSM mobile phone being launched by Zen Mobiles, named X380.

Zen Mobile X380

X380 has some interesting features for a low-end phone including MP3 ringtones, loud stereo speaker, wireless FM radio, expandable memory of up-to 2GB, music player, support for multiple (dual) GSM SIM cards, color display and a torch.

According to ET, the phone will be targeted at tier II and tier III cities and will be priced at Rs. 1,399 which is pretty cheap considering the features it has. The phone will sell through over 200 distributors across the country.

Zen Mobiles MD Deepesh Gupta said:

With the launch of X380, Zen Mobiles has introduced a multimedia featured affordable handset to the Indian mobile users revolutionizing the market for handsets. Presently, we are targeting tier-II and tier-III cities since major chunk of growth lies in this sector only

The statement is definitely true considering that it packs all these features into the phone. Would you purchase the Zen Mobiles X380? You will find more information about the handset here.