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DATAWIND aim to carve a niche, courtesy, strategically priced PocketSurfer smartphones

DATAWIND, a leading provider of wireless web access products and services which happens to be based on several international patents, with its breakthrough technologies having claimed to fame, courtesy, solving the bandwidth limitations of cellular networks by virtue of accelerating content delivery by factors of 10x to 30x – resulting in a superior mobile web experience and tryst at a lower cost while having created the affordable tablet market in India, has gone ahead and launched its PocketSurfer line of smartphones at strategic pricing, intended to disrupt the Indian mobile phone market.


In the wake of this development, DATAWIND has trumpeted its entry into the smartphone category with the launch of PocketSurfer5, a range of three smartphones that not only asserts to deliver great voice quality, but also features a large 5-inch touchscreen for anytime/anywhere rich internet use use.

Gratifying the aspirations of clienteles seeking to upgrade themselves to the smartphone ownership category at a lower price point, the PocketSurfer5 range from DATAWIND wishes to make it real, by offering them the delight of a smartphone possession with the world’s least expensive 5” screen smartphone starting at just Rs.3,499/-.

Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO, DATAWIND, reportedly quipped, “On the 10th Anniversary of DataWind’sPocketSurfer – the fastest internet device operating through a GSM SIM beating all other internet devises at that time in the parameter of speed, we are very excited to introduce these amazing new devices at unbelievably low prices. Intended to again create benchmarks in the smartphone category, DataWind’s new products break the affordability barriers of smartphones and bandwidth constraints of cellular networks to deliver calling facility and internet access to anybody who can afford a simple mobile phone. Currently, simple phones in the market cost as much as the smartphone on offer by DataWind.”

The entry-level device is the PocketSurfer 5X at Rs.3, 499/- for a dual-SIM smartphone equipped with a 5″ touchscreen.  The second in this array is PocketSurfer5 that is priced at Rs.4,999/-.

PocketSurfer5 has the best features at the offing involving an Android Jelly Bean platform offering connectivity to internet via Wi-Fi coupled with EDGE networks as well. This model also sports a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen that facilitates the user with a widescreen entertainment experience and also a large enough screen to attend to office work on the move.

The third and the final model in the range is the PocketSurfer3G5 priced at Rs.6,499/- Eponymously enough, if the name is anything to go by, then this model actually sports the highest specifications within the PocketSurfer5 range, offering users the ability to enjoy 3G mobile broadband high-speed internet, HD Quality Video as well as mobile gaming experience.


Jawed Akhtar

A Journalist by interest and a Music Enthusiast by passion. Wedded to Mother Nature, Jawed indulges his aesthetics in travelling and reading books of varied genres. Having covered News stories for top Dailies in his formative years, that is, he is game for tryst with Technology at Techmagnifier.

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