Fly CG588 Dual-SIM Capable Mobile Phone Launched Featuring Full QWERTY Keypad

The Fly Mobile with Tata Indicom has announced the launch of a budget-priced Fly CG588 mobile phone in the Indian that boasts of dual SIM (CDMA+GSM) support, built-in direct and easy access to popular social networking sites and it features a full QWERTY fixed keypad.


Resembling a mix of BlackBerry Curve 8900 and Bold 9000 in look and design, the Fly CG588 phone comes equipped with 2.2-inch (5.8 cm) QVGA 262K color capable TFT display which offer screen resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and has unspecified amount of internal memory and support for microSD memory card allowing up to 4-GB of expanded storage.

The handset allows 500 entry phone book with photo caller ID and 300 SMS memory and features dual-SIM (CDMA+GSM) functionality and includes full QWERTY keypad for easy and fast text entry.

Measuring 96.7 x 53.6 x 14 mm the Fly CG588 handset weighs only 95 gms and for data connectivity offers GPRS class 10 connection and standard Bluetooth 2.0 wireless connectivity options. The Fly CG588 handset does not feature EDGE, 3G or WiFi connectivity.

In addition, the Fly CG588 dual-sim phone also includes a humble 1.3 megapixel camera with video recording option, a FM Radio (without the FM recording), a MP3 media player, handsfree speaker phone, MP3 Ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones,  and a 3.5mm audio jack allowing users use their own choice of headphones.

Few of the special features of Fly CG588 handset includes Nimbuzz (all-in-one manager) application that allows user to access Google Gtalk, Skype and Snaptu all -in-one Networking application allowing a single point access to Twitter, Facebook, Picasa, and Flickr.

In addition, the dual-SIM (CDMA+GSM) Fly CG588 mobile phone also includes OperaMini browser, MP3 Audio Player with Equalizer presets, CDMA USB modem function, CDMA 2000 1X, eBook reader application (supports only standard .txt files), dedicated camera and volume keys, JAVA MIDP 2.0 with JAVA games and Mobile Tracker with Remote Control for added security.

The Fly CG588 comes with 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery offering 300 hrs standby or up to 5 hours of talk time on CDMA network or 8 hours of talk time on GSM network.

Price and Availability

The Fly CG588 dual-SIM (CDMA+GSM) phone is available for Rs. 4,795 with one year warranty. Visit for more details.

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