Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Virgin Mobile Unveils vKewl Phone In India

Virgin Mobile surely deserves lots of congratulations for expanding its range of mobile phones, with the launching of its latest addition ‘vKewl’ in the Indian market.

Targeting youth, vKewl comes packed with a 1.3 megapixel camera having video recording capability, an MP3 player, FM radio, MMS, speakers and headsets.

The CDMA-capable phone features vBytes and WAP connection, 1.8-inch display screen with resolution of 176 x 220 pixels , 256 MB flash memory together with 64 MB SRAM.

Mr. M A Madhusudan, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Mobile India, said, “Mobile phone is a lifestyle device for youth and has become an extension of their personality and entertainment requirements. Keeping this in mind, we have now made facilities such as video recording and 1.3 mega pixel camera more affordable for youth so that they can capture and share impromptu moments spent with their friends and family without hurting their pockets.”

“According to reports, there will be over 50mn new youth subscribers added over the next 3 years in India and we expect to take a good share of this incremental market,” Mr. Madhusudan added.

Moreover, the phone also has a video player, MicroSD card support, a 262K color screen and WAP and MMS support.

It carries lifetime incoming validity and a prepaid connection.

The Virgin ‘vKewl’ is available at just Rs 3,499 in India.

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