The “most economical feature phone” from Detel dubbed as Detel 1 has been launched at the price of just ₹499. The phone is the product from Detel after Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has announced its partnership with Detel. This feature phone is available across the country and was unveiled by Manoj Sinha, Minister of Communication, Government of India.
Not only this, it comes with BSNL connection and the validity for the first recharge is of 365 days. This comes with a huge benefit for the users as they will get talktime worth Rs 103 with call rates of BSNL to BSNL at 0.15 paisa per minute and at 0.40 paisa per minute to others. It also comes with personal ring back tone, which is valid for 28 days.
“We are committed to providing affordable and efficient services to our customers. We aim to strengthen our reach in all the nooks and corners of the country. With this partnership, we aim to tap the untapped section who still feels that owning a phone is a luxury.” BSNL commenting on the launch of Detel 1.
Further, “India is one of the only places in the world where feature phones still outsell smartphones. Such phones are preferred by a large population either due to its price or its inherent simplicity. This initiative further propels our ideology to bring communication services in the most cost-effective manner,” Yogesh Bhatia, MD, S.G. Corporate Mobility said.
Specifications of Detel 1:
Talking about the specifications of the device, Detel D1 comes with 1.44-inch monochrome display along with the physical keypad. The phone features a single SIM slot and the device is juiced up by a 650mAh battery. The device comes with different features including Torchlight, phonebook, FM Radio, speaker, and vibration mode.