Vodafone Cheapest Phones : Customer Smiles So Does Environment
Vodafone has surely gone an extra mile to entice the customers by coming out with mobile handsets costing less than Rs. 1,000 in India as they are likely to be priced at $15-$20.
Launched in Mobile World Congress 2010 especially targeting the customers in developing countries of Africa and Asia these handsets are loaded with all the common features available in high end mobile sets like sending SMS and making use of mobile banking solutions.
Therefore Vodafone mobile can help save environment as people can now depend on their handsets for all banking and health queries thereby reducing the dependency on paper which can help save environment. So definitely the Idea ad could finally be implemented using these devices.
Vodafone 150 & Vodafone 250 Prices
Vodafone 150 will be priced at $15 ( approx 725Rs) while slightly higher end version Vodafone 250 that is packed with even a FM radio will be slightly higher priced at $20 (Rs 900).
Vodafone 150, 250 Availability
In first phase these mobile phones will be launched in 2 Asian countries India and Turkey and 6 African nations mainly to provide communication network to isolated villages. The African countries where this phone is likely to be introduced for VAS services include, Kenya, Congo, Mozambique, Qatar, tanzania and South Africa. Though there are many low priced phones in African countries they are unable to perform and provide the desired services.
Vodafone 150 features and specifications
These low cost Vodafone are packed with alarm clock, calculator along with a currency convertor, 100 name phonebook and a memory with good amount of SMS storage. This phone comes with 500mAH battery with a talk time of 5 hours and standby time of more than 400 hours. And that’s not all this phone has mini USB connector, torch and 2 inbuilt games.
Vodafone 250 featuresand specifications
Vodafone costing 5$ more is fitted with much more functionality like FM radio complete with Stereo handset, polyphonic ring tones, 1.45” display with 128x128 megapixels resolution and some great wall papers. The other Vodafone 250 specifications remain same as Vodafone 150.
Vodafone is basically targeting the customers in India and Kenya which have a large number of mobile users using mobile banking services. This low cost phone is aimed to improve social lives of the people in these countries as made obvious by Patrick Chomet, Group Director Terminals, Vodafone "The lives of people who use these phones will be changed and improved as they become part of the mobile society“.