Olive To Launch Cheap Android Phones In March


Recently, we posted that, Intex is planning to launch the cheapest Android phone after the popular Micromax Andro. And now, Olive joined the bandwagon of companies manufacturing cheap Android phones in India. According to the folks at Telecom Yatra, Olive is set to launch the Android 2.2 (FroYo) powered phones in India during Q1 of 2011.

Olive Telecommunications was the first company to launch a 3G Android tablet in India, the Olive Pad. The chairman of Olive Telecom, Arun Khanna, recently said that, Olive will launch Android powered phones in the first week of March. He also said that the company will not launch a single Android phone, but a complete range of Android phones.

Micromax is the first Indian company to launch an Android phone in India, the Micromax Andro. It is also the cheapest Android phone currently available in India. Not only Olive, but other Indian manufacturers like Intex and Wynncom also promised to launch Android powered phones in Q1 2011. According to the rumors, Olive will also launch smartphones with big touchscreen displays, which will compete with Samsung Galaxy S and Apple iPad in the Indian market.

Olive Launches Triple Sim Mobile Phone In India

Olive Telecommunication recently launched Olive Wiz, an affordable triple SIM mobile phone in India. This handset supports 2 GSM and 1 CDMA sim cards. This handset is targeted at youngsters, since it comes with a full QWERTY keypads for easy messaging.

olive wiz

Olive Wiz Specs:

â–ª 2.2 inch Color Display
â–ª Full QWERTY keypads
â–ª Band / Mode-GSM 900/ DCS 1800 and CDMA 800 MHz.
â–ª 256 MB internal memory
â–ª 4 GB external memory
â–ª MicroSD card slot
â–ª Audio and video player
â–ª Bluetooth
â–ª Stereo Headset
â–ª Built-in FM radio
â–ª Speaker phone
â–ª 2 megapixel camera

This device allows direct access to social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. This handset comes with 3 back panels – yellow, black and silver. The price of this handset is not announced yet. It comes with a 100 days replacement warranty included in the 1 year warranty.