Bright Telecom has introduced in India its another budget-priced G-Fone series handset, the G-Fone G-588 QWERTY Mobile Phone that is dual-SIM (CDMA+GSM) capable and features a large 2.2-inch QVGA TFT display and clad uncanny looks of Blackberry handset.
Priced for Rs. 4,799, the Blackberry look alike new G-Fone G-588 mobile is a bar type handset which is dual-SIM capable offering dual standby mode that also allows working in dual network mode -in GSM + GSM or GSM + CDMA configuration and it features a large 2.2-inch 65K colors 240 x 320 pixels QVGA TFT display and a large QWERTY keypad that’s well spaced and easy on the fingers.
The G-Fone G-588 offers microSD card support for expandable storage of upto 8-GB and allows 1000 entries phone book and 200 SMS (CDMA) and 200 SMS (GSM) memory and can also be used as mass storage device.
The G-Fone G-588 QWERTY mobile weighs 105 gms and measures 112 x 62.5 x 12.2 mm in size and also features VGA resolution camera with 640 x 480 pixels still picture resolution (JPEG) offering digital zoom and video recording in standard 3GP and MP4 formats. The handset can also be used as standalone webcam when connected to a laptop/PC.
The handset also feature MP3 player supporting MP3, AAC and AMR files, FM radio and support polyphonic ring-tones in MP3, MIDI, AAC and AMR audio formats. MP3 audio (and FM) can also be played on speaker phone and in background.
For data connectivity, the dual-SIM capable G-Fone G-588 handset provides GPRS class 12, Bluetooth 2.0 + A2DP, and miniUSB wired connection and the handset comes with a strong 1050 mAh Li-ion battery which can provides upto 4 hours of talktime and 240 hours of standby time.
The G-Fone G-588 QWERTY phone also comes loaded with the Nimbuzz (all-in-one manager) application that provides users single point access to Facebook, Twitter, Skype and a host of other messenger services like, G-Talk, Yahoo, MSN, AOL, etc. In addition, the phone also includes a Indian Calendar offering accurate info on various Hindu rituals & festivals and supports Hindi in Menu and SMS.
The G-Fone G-588 phone also offers support for JAVA and comes loaded with Mini Opera browser, Email client, and apps like calendar, to-do list, alarm clock, calculator, currency converter, and e-book reader.
The G-Fone G-588 QWERTY phone is available in Black color for the price of Rs. 4,799/- with one year warranty.